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Become a healthier, happy family in 2023

Courses start January 2023

BeeZee Bodies are a team of family nutritionists and wellbeing coaches who are here to help the families of Waltham Forest live healthier lifestyles!

BeeZee Families groups run over a 12-week course in 4 venues across Waltham Forest, as well as online! Our next groups begin 16 January 2023

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Cold Weather Alert - Waltham Forest Cold Weather Plan

Tuesday 06 December

Level 3 - Cold Weather Action

There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather and icy conditions between 1800 on Wednesday 07 Dec and 0900 on Monday 12 Dec in parts of England

This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services, with this in mind, please refer to the Waltham Forest Cold Weather Plan and latest guidance on staying safe

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Funding Opportunity from the Culture and Destinations team

Deadline 8 January 2023

Make it Happen, Waltham Forest annual grants programme, is now live

Prospective applicants can bid for up to £15k to run an arts and cultural project in Waltham Forest during 2023

The deadline for applications is 8 January 2023

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Making Waltham Forest an Autism-friendly Borough Competition

Ends 16 December

We want to make Waltham Forest an autism-friendly borough which means being welcoming, inclusive and understanding of autistic people

To represent what autism friendly means, we are running a picture competition in primary schools, asking “what does autism-friendly means to you?”

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Free e-bug resources available to schools and early years settings this Winter

November 2022

As we enter Winter, it’s really important that we try to reduce the spread of infections associated with this time of year

e-bug, operated by the UK Health Security Agency, is a health education programme that aims to promote positive behaviour change among children and young people to support infection prevention and control efforts, and to respond to the global threat of antimicrobial disease

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Your Future, Your Choice Post 16 options brochure

November 2022

Your Future, Your Choice Post 16 options brochure is designed to support students in year 11, on 1-year courses in year 12, and parents and carers, with post 16 options for 2023

Whether you are in Year 9 and thinking about your GCSE choices, in Year 11 and starting to think about your next step after GCSEs, or on a year course and looking at what options are open to you next we hope this brochure helps you understand all the options that are open to you.

Your Future, Your Choice Post 16 options brochure tells you all about the options available to you in Waltham Forest

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Free Trees for London's community groups and schools delivered in time for National Tree Week

National Tree Week 26 November – 4 December

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) are pleased to be working with the Mayor of London to give away over 30,000 trees for London this autumn
We’d like community groups and schools to apply for free tree planter packs for local green spaces, housing estates and playgrounds where they have permission from the landowner to plant trees

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Big Youth Conversation

Ends 16 December

Aged 11 to 25? Live, work, play or study in Waltham Forest?

Have your say - take part in the Big Youth Conversation survey!

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Waltham Forest Education Conference 2023

Monday 27 February 2023 to Friday 3 March 2023

The Education Business Effectiveness Service are hosting the Waltham Forest Education Conference in the New Year to bring together school leaders and strategic council staff.

This will take place from Monday 27 February 2023 to Friday 3 March 2023

Register your interest today

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