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National Careers Week 4-9 March 2019

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National Careers Week is your chance to really think about what your options for the future are, for example different career routes.

Do you want to go to university or get an apprenticeship … which is right for you?

Learn more about jobs of the future. In 10 years time jobs that don’t exist now will be popular.

Learn more at the Calderdale Apprenticeship Event at The Shay Stadium on Wednesday 6 March, 4:00pm-7:00pm.

Why not find out more about the skills you can learn through traineeships and apprenticeships, skills that will help you ‘rise to the top’.

Careers advisers in your schools, colleges and our centres can help you think about your future, contact yours now.

10 Things to do for career success

  • Research – your career options on ckcareersonline
  • Be realistic – don’t undersell or exaggerate your skills and abilities
  • Be organised – take the time to do applications properly
  • Future proof your skills – develop skills such as problem solving, communication as well as IT
  • Take advice – use the help available from careers advisers, teachers and college tutors
  • Think for yourself – consider a career that suits you and don’t be swayed by such things as ‘men’s work’ or ‘women’s work’
  • Learn – get the best qualifications you can
  • Be impressive – aim for good attendance and attitude to work
  • Have a back up plan
  • Think about the consequences – think how the decisions you make will affect your future

For more information in Calderdale and Kirklees you can visit C & K Careers.

Sure Start Children’s Centres Newsletter Spring 2018

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The Sure Start newsletter for Spring 2018 includes details of the new baby clinics, a what’s on guide for all our Children’s Centres and how to follow each individual Centre on it’s own Facebook page.

Have you thought about getting a better deal on your energy bills? With NHP Energy Levels you could boost your energy and save money. The newsletter gives details of the drop-in sessions January to March 2018 when Ofgem and Citizens Advice will show you how to go Energy Shopping.

The newsletter also includes dates for Sure Start training courses taking place in both Lower Valley and North & East Halifax from January to March 2018.

Click here to read the newsletter online

FREE Sure Start event for dads

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Registered dads and their children are invited to a FREE event provided by Sure Start North Halifax Partnership to see Moana at The Vue Cinema, Broad Street Plaza, Halifax

Saturday 25 March 2017 – Arrive at 9.30am

Reserve your tickets before Tuesday 21 March 2017 by calling Field Lane Children’s Centre on 01484 386621

Once booked you will receive a confirmation text with details of meeting time and place.

Mother’s Day Photo Shoot at Hollywell Green Children’s Centre

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Make Mother’s Day memories and have your family photos taken with a Tempest Photography photo shoot as well as arts & crafts activities with snacks provided.

Friday 3 March – Between 1.30pm and 4.30pm
At Hollywell Green Childrens Centre, Stainland Rd, Holywell Green, HX4 9AE

Booking Essential! – To book a place please call 01422 266197

Each photo shoot will last no longer than 10 minutes.

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Mother’s Day Photo Shoot at Field Lane Children’s Centre

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Make Mother’s Day memories and have your family photos taken with a Tempest Photography photo shoot as well as arts & crafts activities with snacks provided.

Wednesday 1 March – Between 8am and 12.30pm
At Field Lane Children’s Centre, Burnsall Rd, Brighouse HD6 3JT

To book a place please call 01484 386621

Early morning appointments will be given priority to families with school aged children and each photo shoot will last no longer than 10 minutes.

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Christmas Crafts at Field Lane Children’s Centre

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Take part in Christmas Craft activities including bauble decorating, christmas cards and making fruit kebabs. Meet Mrs Claus for a FREE gift, buy reindeer food and much more.

Wednesday 14 December 2016 – 2.45pm to 3.45pm
At Field Lane Children’s Centre, Burnsall Rd, Brighouse HD6 3JT

For more Sure Start events and activities to get involved in surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

Sure Start Children’s Centres final newsletter for 2016

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The final Sure Start newsletter for 2016 includes details of a planned event taking place in Spring 2017 with the theme of celebrating our community to showcase the great work that every generation brings to the community.

As well as the event, the newsletter also includes dates for Sure Start training courses taking place in both Lower Valley and North & East Halifax from January to April 2017.

Click here to read the newsletter online

Sure Start Children’s Centres Recruiting Now!

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We are delighted to be able to advertise a number of vacancies within our Children’s Centres across North and East Halifax and the Lower Valley. Many of these opportunities have become available due to staff progression internally within the organisation:

  • Family Support Worker
  • Domestic
  • Cleaner x 2

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 9th December 2016 

For more information about the individual vacancies and how to apply, please visit www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk/jobs-2/

Get up & Dance at Field Lane Primary School – 1 to 3 years

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A 3 week family learning course for parents and children to get up and dance together, using modern dance, mimes, action rhymes, musical instruments and mini cheerleading for ages 1 to 3 years.

Starts Wednesday 28 September – 3.30pm to 4.30pm
At Field Lane Primary School, Burnsall Road, Rastrick, HD6 3JT

To book a place call Sure Start Children’s Centres North Halifax Partnership on 01422 266197 or visit www.surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk

Sure Start summer activities in Brighouse

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Enjoy a family gathering or penalty shoot out in Lower Valley with Sure Start summer activities for all the family next month.

Family Gathering on Friday 12 August – 10am to 12pm
All things fun One off event for children up to age 8 years at Whinney Hill Community Centre, Whinney Hill Park, Brighouse, HD6 2NQ – Book by contacting the Training Team on 01422 266197

Penalty Shoot Out on Thursday 25 August – 10am to 11.30am
Fun for the entire family at this one off event suitable for children aged 2 to 6 at Wellholme Park Children’s Centre, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 4AF – Book by calling 01484 714768

For other events and news from Sure Start Children’s Centres visit surestartchildrenscentresnhp.org.uk