Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Survey 2018 - For Schools
Please lend your support and help to influence Government policies for pupils and young people.
The latest wave of the Government’s Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England (SDD) is taking place in secondary schools across the country from September 2018.
This major social study is the Government’s only source of national data on underage smoking, drinking and drug use. The findings are used to shape services and regulation that help to support and protect young people, including recent laws banning smoking in cars and plain packaging on cigarette boxes.
The study findings are used by the NHS, local authorities, the Department of Health and Social Care, the Home Office, and the Department for Education, as well as charities and academic researchers.
Researchers at Ipsos MORI and the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) are contacting schools to ask them to participate in the study during the autumn term of 2018. Participating schools will receive a report showing how their school’s findings compare with the national picture on key measures of smoking, drinking and drug use, as well as how pupils rate the information their school has provided on these issues.
All it takes is just one lesson period to complete the questionnaire. The study findings are completely confidential and pupils are not asked to write their names on the questionnaire.
If you are invited to take part in the research, please lend your support and join over 200 schools across England who are also taking part. You can find out more by vising the Ipsos MORI website or by contacting Emily Mason on 020 3059 5318 or via email SDDsurvey@ipsos.com.
ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE - Plan it, Fuel it and Aim for the Stars!!!
Dorset’s Annual Assessment Conference
Plan it, Fuel it and Aim for the Stars !!!!!
1st NOVEMBER 2018
09:30 – 15:30
Hethfelton House, Wareham
Come and be inspired as we welcome Claire Gadsby as our Keynote speaker – Author of Perfect Assessment for Learning from the best-selling Perfect series from Jackie Beere OBE.
This will be a full day with Claire’s keynote speech and workshop alongside a wonderful selection of Dorset best practice workshops spanning EYFS to Y6. All will focus on progress in English and Mathematics, a key target for every school.
Early Help - Understanding Your Role - MultiAgency (DORSET)
Dorset County Council are hosting Early Help sessions FREE across Dorset.
These 2.5 Hour sessions explore how the needs and strengths of a child can be understood and assessed through a 'whole family' approach.
These sessions are open to all Professionals/practitioners working directly with children, young people and families as well as those providing advice and training to professionals/practitioners working with families.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
Annual English Good Practice Conference 2018
Fly High with Pie - Transforming Reading and Writing
10th October 2018
Kingston Maurward College
There will be a range of workshops during the day led by Pie Corbett, Maria Richards (Infinity Literacy) and Chris Caws (Youth Sport Trust). The sessions will explore how to develop children’s love of reading and how this feeds into their writing. Pie will also explore his famous storytelling for writing.
We have been lucky enough to get Pie back to Dorset, in response to teacher’s requests, after much Twitter stalking!
Book now to secure your place to hear from the famous Pie Corbett!
Don’t miss this year’s Annual English Good Practice Conference!
Active Dorset PE & School Sport Conference 2018
Active Children = Happy + Healthy + Successful Futures!
Friday 28th September, 2018
Queen Elizabeth's School, Blandford Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4DT
Delegate Ticket - £60
Governor Ticket - 1 free with each paid delegate ticket
Ticket sales end Friday 21st September 2018
The theme is focused on health and well-being through physical activity.
Timetable of the day can be found here: https://www.activedorset.org/school-sport-conference
To book a place, click here: https://www.activedorset.org/events/2018/09/active-dorset-pe-school-sport-conference-2018
Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Bird - https://www.activedorset.org/keynote-speaker