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Events Calendar

22 – 24 June 2018

SLA Weekend Course

Weavers of Dreams: Creativity and Imagination

SLA annual weekend training course

Fully residential, with day delegate options also available

Venue: Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
 

27 June 2018

Mental Health, Wellbeing and Reading

SLA one day training course for KS2 and secondary school staff

Trainer – Marie Udall  (Self Esteem Team)        Venue – Cramlington Learning Village, Northumberland

 

Literature, escapism and safe spaces are all imperative to good mental health so honing the skills levels of the staff in these spaces is a great way to bolster wellbeing in your school.  Issues covered on this course will include anxiety, body image, academic stress, mental health and self-esteem.

28 June 2018

Mental Health, Wellbeing and Reading

SLA one day training course for KS2 and secondary school staff

Trainer – Marie Udall  (Self Esteem Team)        Venue – Peters Ltd, Birmingham

 

Literature, escapism and safe spaces are all imperative to good mental health so honing the skills levels of the staff in these spaces is a great way to bolster wellbeing in your school.  Issues covered on this course will include anxiety, body image, academic stress, mental health and self-esteem.

29 October 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - West Scotland

Monday 29th October 2018, 11:00 – 14:30
Our Lady's High School, Dowanfield Road, Cumbernauld G67 1LA
Contact Martin Boyle: Phone Tel: 01236 757636 / Email boylem@ourladys.n-lanark.sch.uk

30 October 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - East Scotland

Tuesday 30th October 2018, 13:00 – 16:00
Liberton High School, 328 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh EH17 7PT
Contact Christine Babbs: Tel: 0131 664 7514 / Email christine.babbs@liberton.edin.sch.uk

31 October 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - North East Scotland

Wednesday 31st October 2018, 13:30 – 16:30
Harlaw Academy, 18-20 Albyn Place, Aberdeen AB10 1RG
Contact Alison Ustun: Tel: 01224 563243 (direct dial to library) / 01224 589251 (school switchboard) / Email austun080@aberdeenschools.org.uk

1 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - North East England

Thursday 1st November 2018, 14:30 – 17:30
Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1UN
Contact Trevor and Diane Darwin: Tel: 0191 285 1793 / Email klqukne@googlemail.com

5 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Yorkshire

Monday 5th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00
Bootham Senior School, York YO30 7BU
Contact Helen Todd: Tel (School): 01904 623261 / Email: Helen.Todd@boothamschool.com

6 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Northern Ireland

Tuesday 6th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00
Sports Hall, Wellington College,18 Carolan Rd, Belfast, County Antrim BT7 3HE
Contact Tanja Jennings: Tel: 028 9064 2539 / Email bookaneer742013@gmail.com

7 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Merseyside (Liverpool)

Wednesday 7th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:30
Merchant Taylors' Girls' School, Liverpool Road, Crosby L23 5SP
Contact Anita Barry: Tel: 0151 932 2412 (direct line) / Email A.Barry@merchanttaylors.com

8 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - North West England

Thursday 8th November 2018, 16:30 – 19:30
Pendle Vale College, Oxford Road, Nelson BB9 8LF
Contact Anita Vine: Tel: 01282 682240 / Email a.vine@pendlevale.lancs.sch.uk

12 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - East Midlands

Monday 12th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00
Lady Manners School, Shotts Lane. Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1JA
Contact Lin Smith: Tel: 07387 400850 / Email liblintra@gmail.com

13 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Central England

Tuesday 13th November 2018, 13:30 – 16:30
Comberton Village College West Street, Comberton, Cambridge CB23 7DU
Contact Jane Hack: Tel: 01223 262503 x220 / Email jhack@combertonvc.org

14 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Norfolk

Wednesday 14th November 2018, 15:00 – 18:00
Dereham Neatherd High School, Queens Road, Dereham, Norfolk NR20 3AX
Contact Lorraine Gill: Tel: 01362 697981 / Email Lorraine_Gill@neatherd.org

16 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - West Midlands

Friday 16th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:30
Millerchip Room, Butts Park Arena, Butts Road, Coventry CV1 3GE
Contact Isobel Powell: Tel: 02476 832338 / Email isobel.powell@coventry.gov.uk

19 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Thames Gateway

Monday 19th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00
Gable Hall Academy, Southend Road, Corringham, Essex SS17 8JT
Contact Rosalyn Jones: Tel: 01375 413969 / 07788 423434 / Email rjones@thurrock.gov.uk

20 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - South England

Tuesday 20th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:00
Seaford College, Lavington Park, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 ONB
Contact Amy Doy: 01798 867392 / Email adoy@Seaford.org

21 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Wales

Wednesday 21st November 2018, 16:00 – 19:00
Sports Hall, Howell’s School Llandaff, Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YD
Contact Jane Wilks / Willow Norman: Tel: 02920 261870 / Email j.wilks@how.gdst.net / WillowNorman@how.gdst.net

22 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - South West England

Thursday 22nd November 2018
TBC

26 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - South London

Monday 26th November 2018, 14:00 – 17:30
King's College School, Southside, Wimbledon, London SW19 4TT
Contact Ann Beddoe: Tel: 020 8255 5322 / Email a.beddoe@kcs.org.uk

27 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - Oxon/Berks

Tuesday 27th November 2018, 14:30 – 17:30
Didcot Girls' School, Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7AJ
Contact Leoni Barnes: Email lbarnes@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk / Tel. 01235 812092 ext. 737

28 November 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - North London

Wednesday 28th November 2018, 13:30 – 16:30
Queenswood School, Shepherd’s Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield AL9 6NS
Contact Jayne Truran: Tel: 01707 602518 / Email jane.truran@queenswood.org

4 December 2018

Kids Lit Quiz Heat - National Final

Tuesday 4th December 2018, 13:30 – 17:00
The City of London School for Girls, St Giles Terrace, London EC2Y 8BB
Contact Jacky Atkinson: Email jeatkinson@mac.com