Family Orienteering Event

Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club are holding a family orienteering event at the Burst Estate, near Penicuik, on Sunday 16th September. The event is suitable for families, youngsters, oldies, experienced orienteers and those new to orienteering.

Registration is between 1.00pm and 2.00pm and the first race is from 1.30pm – 2.30pm.

For more information visit https://www.esoc.org.uk

Mrs Robertson, our PE Specialist, will be there with her family, and says ‘This is an event which would be ideal for parents to bring children to and participate together!  We will all be there in force to help and answer any queries.  A great estate to explore and run around’.

 

respectme workshops for parents and carers

respectme, Scotland’s anti-bullying service, organises regional workshops for parents and carers on subjects such as online safety and bullying.

Online safety: This interactive and hands on workshop lasting two hours will explore a range of important issues related to navigating the ever changing online world safely. The event will focus on:

  • How young people use technology- the risks/challenges
  • Popular social media apps- the pros and cons
  • Practical advice on parental controls, privacy and safety settings with an opportunity to explore your own social media settings
  • Talking to your children about keeping safe online

 

Responding to Bullying: This 90 minute workshop is designed to:

    • Increase your awareness of bullying behaviour
    • The different ways you can respond if your child is being bullied, or is involved in the bullying of others.

Regional events will take place on the following dates:

27 March 2018, Edinburgh City Centre:

Online Safety – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Responding to Bullying – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

18 April 2018, Ayr City Centre

Online Safety – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Responding to Bullying – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

26 April 2018, Stirling

Online Safety – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Responding to Bullying – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

19 April 2018, Glasgow City Centre

Responding to Bullying – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Online Safety – 1.30pm – 3.30pm

 

24 April 2018, Coatbridge

Online Safety only – 6.30pm – 8.30pm

 

2 May 2018, Dundee City Centre

Online Safety – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Responding to Bullying – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

3 May 2018, Aberdeen City Centre

Online Safety – 10.00am- 12.00pm

Responding to Bullying – 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

Places are limited so places must be reserved by contacting enquiries@respectme.org.uk