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  • Weekly Bulletin -10 May 2024

    Weekly Bulletin - 10 May 2024

10 May 2024

Helping parents to understand the changes to fines for term time holidays

With the introduction of the new National Framework for Penalty Notices, the following changes will come into force for Penalty Notice Fines issued for unauthorised holidays recorded by schools after 19th August 2024. Please see the attached flyer from Essex County Council which explains the changes. 

Youth Vaping podcast for parents/carers and anyone working with children

Essex Public Health are working in partnership with children, parents and carers, schools, and wider stakeholders to reduce current usage and prevent uptake of vaping amongst children in Essex. The Training Effect, The Children’s Society and Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service have worked together to produce a short 20-minute podcast on Youth Vaping in Essex, discussing the potential drivers behind Youth Vaping, knowledge and awareness around vaping including potential health impacts for children, and how to have supportive conversations with children.

Please scroll to the bottom of the following page on Essex Safeguarding Children Board website: ESCB - Substance misuse and youth vaping