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General Information 16 05 2012
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Going for Gold! - The Olympic Torch in Blackburn


On Saturday, June 23, Blackburn with Darwen will welcome the Olympic Torch. A host of events and activities are being planned for the day to celebrate this event, as well as events planned in the lead up to the start of the games.


Information for schools and groups interested in finding out about the Olympic torch route through Blackburn, or interested in undertaking activities linked to the event, can be found by following the link below:


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Please click on the link to access the Governors Summer Term standard reports and Director's Report.(View Web Page)


Funding Opportunities (View Document)

Care for a daffodil and help marie curie care for people at the end of life (View Document)

SIMS Spring 2012 upgrade (View Document)

Safeguarding update
Safeguarding Contact List (View Document)
Allegations against professionals flowchart (View Document)
LSCB Lado Policy (View Document)
E-Learning Flyer (View Document)
GSP Education March 2009 (View Document)

Soundbites - Blackburn with Darwen School Library Service news (View Document

Breathe life into your Parents Teacher Association (View Document)

ELearning Service April/May newsletter

This is available for download by following the link below. Among other items, it contains details of a learning platform information event on May 30th. (View Link)




FAO Headteachers and Chair of Governors
Please see the attached safeguarding updates (View Document) and (View Document)

Best you can Be! Programme.  
I am sorry that we were unable to address the meeting of Headteachers on this occasion, and I would be very pleased to rearrange on a convenient date as 21st Century Legacy is an Educational Legacy that goes beyond sport and beyond 2012. (View Document)

Equality Impact Assessments (EIAs)
A sample EIA toolkit, powerpoint presentation and general information around the Equality Impact Assessments and the duties imposed by the Equality Act 2010 can now be accessed directly from the School Resources link, from the learning platform home page. (View Resources) 

First Aid Training for Schools 


The following First Aid training has been arranged for schools:- 


Emergency First Aid in Schools  


31st May 2012                              £65

15th June 2012                            £65     

15th January 2013                       £65    


Paediatric First Aid      

5th & 6th July 2012                        £70

5th & 6th September 2012             £70   

20th & 21 November 2012             £70

5th & 6th February 2013                £70



The courses will be run at Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Furthergate,  Blackburn.


Anyone interested should contact Jemima Hibbitt - or Marion Westell - Or tel the Corporate Health and Safety Unit on 01254 585650.

Also, could you please take a look at the below link:


Education Welfare Service - Schools contact list (View Document)

Schools Bulletin


NWCPEA PE Innovation Award (View Document)


Childnet Film Competition (View Document)


Witton Park Resource Information (View Document)


NWGT: Challenge Day Choice Sheet (View Document)


NWGT Application form (View Document)


KS2 Anger Management Flyer (View Document)


KS2 Anger Management Application form (View Document)


Hallé Concert Flyer (View Document)


Hallé Concert Booking Form (View Document)


Big Dance General Poster & Application Form (View Document)


Fisher Family Trust Network Meeting – 12th June 2012 (View Document)


Middle Leadership Development Programme Information (View Document)


MLDP Application Form (View Document)


Education Department CPD Training Courses (View Document)


Working Memory & Learning (View Document)


Working Together to Promote Positive Behaviour (View Document)


Transformational Learning Twilight – Thinking Skills (View Document)


2 Day SSA Training – Working with pupils with physical Difficulties (View Document)


Application Form for CPD Courses (View Document)


Terms and Conditions for Education Department CPD Courses (View Document)


afPE update on ‘Safe Practice Guidance Book’ (View Document)


Primary L6 English and Maths Summer 2012 (View Document)


L6 English and Maths Booking Form (View Document)


Raising Boys Achievement Event – 29th June 2012 (View Document)


Raising Boys Achievement Agenda (View Document)


Celebration of Achievement 2012 - Invite Letter to all Schools (View Document)


Celebration of Achievement 2012 - Programme (View Document)


Celebration of Achievement 2012 – Response Slip (View Document)

Full Bulletin (View Document)
Important – Please Note
The Bulletin contains information from external sources which are considered to be of interest to school, however, the inclusion of this information whilst checked does not comprise an endorsement of the services, events or products offered.

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