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NEXT BREAK IS FOR EASTER: 1 WEEK Week Comm: MON. 22nd APRIL 19

We wish you  peace and prosperity this Easter. The Team will be at the Academy on Tuesday and Wednesday of that Easter week should you need us for anything.

In the event of Safeguarding or Prevent issues, please call Sue, or if out of hours, please email Sue anytime on: sue@shearsacademy.co.uk

LATEST SPRING 19 NEWSLETTER available to download from latest news page

March 2019

You should have received a copy in the post, but if not, please let Pauline know - e: paulineb@shearsacademy.co.uk to request your electronic copy or download from the Latest News page, thank you. the Shears Academy Team

1ST APRIL 2019 - NMW APPRENTICE RATE RISES TO £3.90

February 2019

Currently the apprenticeship rate is £3.70 per hour.

for full NMW rate information, go to: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

World Mental Health Day - 10th Oct.18

October 2018

World Mental Health Day – feels particularly significant and worthy of attention.

  • Mental health problems are one of the main causes of disease burden worldwide.
  • In the UK approximately one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year.
  • And one in six report experiencing one of the most common problems, such as anxiety and depression, in any given week 

If you feel the need for help, of feel someone you know could benefit from support, please go to Mind.org: www.mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/

Nadia Murad awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

October 18

adia Murad, awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. She has shown uncommon courage in recounting her own sufferings and speaking up on behalf of other victims.