NEWS & LINKS

INVESTORS IN PEOPLE AWARD

Following our IIP assessment in the summer term 2017, below is a copy of our assessment report confirming that we have achieved the gold standard.

Elmwood School Report

JOBCENTRE NEAR ME

It is now easier to find local Jobcentre Plus offices, benefits and employment information. To help students and parents find their nearest jobcentre more easily the link below will take you to the nearest centre – http://www.jobcentrenearme.com

FREE ENGLISH RESOURCES FROM HOW2BECOME LIMITED

The School have been successful in securing £300 worth of books/DVD resources thanks to How2become Limited, the UK’s leading careers specialists.  We are extremely grateful for this fantastic gesture and support which will be put to good use by our young people.  Further details of the organisation can be obtained by clicking on their website – www.how2become.com

FREE RESOURCE FROM THE DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION

Parents and Carers may find the site below useful in assisting their child with converting text to speech produced by the Dyslexia Association.  Our English Teacher, Mr Bowen, has reported that a child or adult can access materials independently which normally would require support.

https://www.naturalreaders.com/

STUDENTS HOME COOKING SKILLS LINK

Students who need to access Jamie Oliver’s home cooking skills website, can do so by clicking on the link below.

http://www.jamieshomecookingskills.com

THE ITALIAN JOB MEAL

Students as part of their BTEC course organised, prepared, cooked and served a delicious three course Italian Meal to invited guests on 12th October 2016. The evaluation feedback received was excellent as you can see from one of the guests, Italian Meal Customer Feedback. Attached is a follow up letter received from the lady Mayor, Kath Phillips, following the event. Mayor’s letter

E-CIGARETTES

Smoking is banned on the school site but we will be reviewing the position with regards to e cigarettes after discussion with Walsall NHS Trust and the recommendations of the Children’s and Families Bill. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/ecigarette-to-be-banned-for-u