Asda has today stepped up its support for families across the UK by offering children the chance to eat for free in its cafes throughout December. All 216 of the supermarket’s cafes are taking part and will provide children under the age of 16 with a meal completely free of any charge when accompanied by…

Speakers for Schools – Live Broadcast with Gareth Southgate! Speakers for Schools are very excited to announce an upcoming live broadcast for football fans everywhere! Please join them for England football Manager and author of Anything is Possible, Gareth Southgate, and Youtube gamer and entertainer, Sharky, to talk about Gareth’s England football career and insight…

SEND Yourself to University is an online event for students with a declared disability wanting to find out more about studying at university. Students will learn about higher education provision in Essex, routes to higher education, the financial support available and support specific to their disability at university. Students will also hear about student life…

Last week (w.c. 16/11/20) was Anti-Bullying Week, organised and coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance who are a coalition of organisations and individuals that are united against bullying. The ABA has three main areas of work: Supporting learning and sharing best practice through membership; Raising awareness of bullying through Anti-Bullying Week and other coordinated, shared campaigns;…

Supporting children’s mental health – ECC’s Every Family Matters campaign We know that as the COVID pandemic and national restrictions continue, some children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing is likely to be affected as they continue to adapt to changes to their normal routines. Essex County Council’s Every Family Matters campaign is still…