Kidzone

kidzone What is Kidzone? Kidzone is a parent support group and playgroup for pre-school aged children who have additional needs.

There are currently three groups- two in Tranent and one in Dunbar.

 

 

kidzone  What is Kidzone? Kidzone is a parent support group and playgroup for pre-school aged children who have additional needs.

There are currently three groups- two in Tranent and one in Dunbar.

Kidzone @ Tranent Sanderson’s Wynd Primary School, Tranent EH33 1DA

Thursday 10.00 a.m.- 12.00

Friday      10.00 a.m.- 12.00

Kidzone @ Dunbar Dunbar Primary School John Muir Campus Dunbar

Friday 10.00 a.m. –11.30

 

 

 

Play Conference – Saturday 28 November 2015

midlothian assoc play

Un-popping the bubble wrap: a conference about risk and challenge in play.

This year we are welcoming Tim Gill to our conference for the first time. Tim is an authority on risk and play and author of many books including No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society and Managing Risk in Play Provision: Implementation Guide (as co-author). This is an excellent opportunity to hear Tim speak and take part in his workshop on risk-benefit assessment at a very accessible price.

As you’ll see on the attached programme, the workshops are not only about risk and there is a wide range of practical workshops for you to choose from.

Note the early bird discount deadline of 30th October which entitles you to a whopping 20% off!

As places are limited please return booking forms by Friday 13 November 2015 to help guarantee your place.

Please note payment must be received in advance of the conference. Your place is not confirmed until payment is received

 

midlothian assoc play

Un-popping the bubble wrap: a conference about risk and challenge in play.  

This year we are welcoming Tim Gill to our conference for the first time. Tim is an authority on risk and play and author of many books including No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society and Managing Risk in Play Provision: Implementation Guide (as co-author). This is an excellent opportunity to hear Tim speak and take part in his workshop on risk-benefit assessment at a very accessible price. 

As you’ll see on the attached programme, the workshops are not only about risk and there is a wide range of practical workshops for you to choose from. 

Note the early bird discount deadline of 30th October which entitles you to a whopping 20% off!

As places are limited please return booking forms by Friday 13 November 2015 to help guarantee your place.

 

Please note payment must be received in advance of the conference. Your place is not confirmed until payment is received

 

Community Training calendar

ELC logo

 

Free Training for people making a difference in their community

Welcome to the 2015-16 Community Training Calendar, based on feedback from last year we are working with our partners to offer a wide range of training opportunities, all of which are free of charge.

The training is offered to anyone who has an interest in, or is already involved in a paid or voluntary capacity with a community, youth or third sector group in East Lothian. The calendar includes courses designed to strengthen local organisations and provide opportunities to develop and consolidate your knowledge and skills. New for 2015-16 look out for:

  • A series of Volunteering and Governance courses delivered by STRIVE.
  • A number of courses focussing on health and wellbeing.
  • A range of courses for those working with children, families and young people including Introduction to Childminding and Confident Staff, Confident Children.

Community Training Calendar 2015-16

Please tell others about the Calendar and feel free at any time to contact the Community Learning & Development Services staff if there is anything we can assist you with, either email cldmusselburgh@eastlothian.gov.uk or tel. no. 0131 653 4060.

ELC logo

 

Free Training for people making a difference in their community

Welcome to the 2015-16 Community Training Calendar, based on feedback from last year we are working with our partners to offer a wide range of training opportunities, all of which are free of charge.

The training is offered to anyone who has an interest in, or is already involved in a paid or voluntary capacity with a community, youth or third sector group in East Lothian. The calendar includes courses designed to strengthen local organisations and provide opportunities to develop and consolidate your knowledge and skills. New for 2015-16 look out for:

  • A series of Volunteering and Governance courses delivered by STRIVE.
  • A number of courses focussing on health and wellbeing.
  • A range of courses for those working with children, families and young people including Introduction to Childminding and Confident Staff, Confident Children.

Community Training Calendar 2015-16

Please tell others about the Calendar and feel free at any time to contact the Community Learning & Development Services staff if there is anything we can assist you with, either email cldmusselburgh@eastlothian.gov.uk or tel. no. 0131 653 4060.

East Lothian Play Association would like to invite you to their AGM

EAST LOTHIAN PLAY ASOCIATION

East Lothian Play Association would like to invite you to their AGM to be held in the Town House Haddington, Buffet Room on

1st October 2015 from 7pm

Light refreshments, displays of information and our guest speaker is Stacey Marko presenting information on the ELPA  Pac-a- Map consultation tool.

Please RSVP to cldfaside@eastlothian.gov.uk

Should you wish to display information please contact above email with requirements.

Tennis on the Road – Haddington

Tennis on the road HaddingtonWe will be taking the high road and low road around Scotland to bring tennis to a whole new generation of kids.

At the heart of the programme are the games Judy Murray enjoyed with Jamie and Andy when they were little. What will you need? Think bean bags and buckets than Head rackets and backspin. We will be showcasing simple games and activities using everyday household objects that cost nothing to set up and that help develop the vital ABCs of sport – agility, balance and co-ordination.

Judy and her coaching team will aim to give parents, coaches, teachers and volunteers the tools needed to get kids active and to help further kick-start and develop tennis in Scotland.

 

Haddington Tennis Club, East Lothian on Thursday 20th August 2015 between 16.30-18.00pm

Tennis on the RoadHaddington

Tennis on the Road – Musselburgh

Tennis on the road MusselburghWe will be taking the high road and low road around Scotland to bring tennis to a whole new generation of kids.

At the heart of the programme are the games Judy Murray enjoyed with Jamie and Andy when they were little. What will you need? Think bean bags and buckets than Head rackets and backspin. We will be showcasing simple games and activities using everyday household objects that cost nothing to set up and that help develop the vital ABCs of sport – agility, balance and co-ordination.

Judy and her coaching team will aim to give parents, coaches, teachers and volunteers the tools needed to get kids active and to help further kick-start and develop tennis in Scotland.

Musselburgh Tennis Club, East Lothian on Friday 21st August 2015 between 12.30-13.30

Tennis on the Road  Musselburgh

 

Tennis on the Road – Tranent Tennis Club

Tennis on the road TranentWe will be taking the high road and low road around Scotland to bring tennis to a whole new generation of kids.

At the heart of the programme are the games Judy Murray enjoyed with Jamie and Andy when they were little. What will you need? Think bean bags and buckets than Head rackets and backspin. We will be showcasing simple games and activities using everyday household objects that cost nothing to set up and that help develop the vital ABCs of sport – agility, balance and co-ordination.

Judy and her coaching team will aim to give parents, coaches, teachers and volunteers the tools needed to get kids active and to help further kick-start and develop tennis in Scotland.

Tranent Tennis Club- Polson Park, East Lothian on Friday 21st August 2015 between 17:00 -18.30pm

Tennis on the Road  Tranent

 

 

Developing Support for Parents – Conference 3 September 2015

Developing the Pathway of Support Sept 15A free conference for anyone working with families and children in East Lothian.

Come along and find out more about key universal programmes— Baby Massage, Bookbug, PeeP, Raising Children with Confidence and the Solihull Approach.

You will also have a chance to take part in work shops looking at more targeted or specialized support for parents available in East Lothian.

 

For the full programme and a booking form—please email supportfromthestart@eastlothian.gov.uk or use the booking form below

Developing support for parents – conference 3rd Sept 2015

Booking form

 

Starcatchers

star catchers

Starcatchers is delighted to announce applications are open for Creative Skills Training for Early Years Practitioners (including nursery workers, childminders and play workers) for our 2015-2016 programme in East Lothian.

 

From 2013-2015, Starcatchers delivered a new pilot programme of Creative Skills training for Early Years practitioners in Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government and Creative Scotland. This programme delivered a range of theoretical and practical training sessions and covers a range of art forms, building creative confidence and enabling practitioners to integrate knowledge and skills gained into their practice.

Within East Lothian, sessions will take place at The Brunton on Wednesdays 5-7pm

9 September: Introductory Session  3

0 September: Music Part 1

7 October: Music Part 2

11 November: Creative Movement Part 1

18 November: Creative Movement Part 2

2 December: Reflective Practice

27 January: Visual Art Part 1

3 Feburary: Visual Art Part 2

2 March: Drama Part 1

9 March: Drama  Part 2

Programme overview

To fill out the on-line application form https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/StarcatchersCS_EastLothian