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Community News

Newlands Spring Primary School recognises the importance of a cohesive community and has developed links with a number of organisations within the local community. 

From time to time these organisations make us aware of events or information that might be of interest to our parents and children.  We will published any such events or information below.

Upcoming Events

Library Reading Challenge

From Saturday 14th July to Saturday 1st September, our local library will be holding their annual summer reading challenge. There are two aged related programmes (4-11 & 10-18) and it is free to join; more information can be obtained from https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

Posted: 4/7/2018

Performing Arts Summer School

Academy Arts Theatre School are staging a summer school between 25 – 29th July. More information can be found at www.academyarts.co.uk

Posted: 4/7/2018

Free Tennis Sessions

Chelmsford City Council have teamed up with Tennis for Free to offer a free tennis coaching sessions for young people and their families. Sessions start on 7th July and run until 30th September. Saturday sessions take place at Admirals Park and Sunday at Oaklands Park. To register, please visit www.tennisforfree.com

Posted: 4/7/2018

Kids Inspire: Kids Who Lunch Club

Kids Inspire will be running their successful 'Kids Who Lunch' Clubs during the summer holidays. The Lunch club is aimed at children between 5 and 11 years, with activties to improve a child's confidence and encourage friendships. The Club will be held every Wednesday from 25th July until 29th August 2018 at Kids Inspire HQ, Fox Crescent, Chelmsford from 10.30 a.m. -1.00 p.m. To book a place, call 01245 348707 or email reception@kidsinspire.org.uk.

Posted: 4/7/2018

Kids Inspire: Kids Who Lunch Away Days

Kids Inspire will be running 'Lunch Who Lunch' Club Away Days during the summer holidays. The Away Days will run every Thursday from 26th July until 30th August.  Away Days will have been planned to places such as Marsh Farm, Hyde Hall, the theatre to name a few. Children will meet at Kids Inspire HQ. For further information on the days and meeting times please click here. To book a place, call 01245 348707 or email reception@kidsinspire.org.uk.

Posted: 4/7/2018

Afternoon Tea

 Lunch and afternoon teas  will be served at the Chignals and Mashbury  Village Hall, CM1 4TS this Sunday 8th July 11.30am – 4pm. The event has been organised by Scott Thomas (year 10) and Lucy Heaton (year 11) to raise money for their World Challenge expedition to Namibia in July 2019. Please support them by enjoying an afternoon in the countryside. Cool beers, Pimms and ice cream are also on offer. Please click here for further information.

Posted: 4/7/2018

Home & Fire Safety

If you would like a representative from the Home Fire Safety Team to review the fire safety arrangements in your home, please call 0300 303 0088 or visit www.essex-fire.gov.uk

Posted: 28/6/2018

Musical Theatre Summer School

Essex Dance Theatre are staging a Musical Theatre Summer School between 23rd July and 17th August. Please visit www.essexdancetheatre.co.uk or call 01245 476335 for more information. 

Posted: 28/6/2018

Ju Jitsu Classes

 If your child is interested in learning a new skill please visit www.wakarishin-jujitsu.com or call 07779 106791. Farleigh Hospice – Cycle for Life Farleigh Hospice is holding their Cycle for Life on Sunday 16th September. You can choose between a 20km, 50km and a 100km route. Registration closes on Wednesday 5th September. Visit www.farleighhospice.org for more information.

Posted: 28/6/2018

Esses Music Service: Choir in a Day

Essex Music Services are holding a   Choir In a Day event on Wednesday 25th July at Hazelmere Junior School, Colchester CO4 3JP.  For more information please call Dave Arch on 03330 321351 or email ensembles@essex.gov.uk Details of other forthcoming events can be found on the website https://www.essexmusichub.org.uk/site/whats-on/

Posted: 28/6/2018

Essex Music Service: Choir in a Day

If your child is interested in improving their guitar skills, they may ensure the guitar workshop planned by Essex Music Services on Tuesday 24th July at Hazelmere Junior School, Colchester CO4 3JP between 10.00 am - 3.00 pm.  Call Dave Arch 03330 321351 or email ensembles@essex.gov.ukDetails of other forthcoming events can be found on the website https://www.essexmusichub.org.uk/site/whats-on/

Posted: 28/6/2018

Aqua Bumps

Aqua Bumps is now offering pre and post-natal exercise classes in Chelmsford and Dunmow. Please email aquabumps@hotmail.com for more information.

Posted: 21/6/18

Horse Riding Opportunities

Chelmsford Equestrian Centre is offering pony rides and ‘own a pony’ sessions. Please visit their website for more information https://www.chelmsfordequestriancentre .co.uk/

Posted: 21/6/18

Project Dance Project

Project Dance Project Dance is running two workshops during the summer holidays, teaching dance routines and songs. Please visit their website for more information https://www.projectdanceworkshops.co.uk/ holiday-workshops/

Essex Music Services (EMS)

EMS are staging a Youth Music & Wellbeing Festival on Saturday 30th June between 10.00 am – 6.00 pm in Central Park, Chelmsford and between 7.00 – 8.00 pm in Chelmsford Cathedral. There will be free activities for all ages and music showcasing and celebrating musicians from all over Essex. Please visit www.essexmusichub.org.uk or www.young-essex-assembly.org.uk for more information. 

Posted: 21/6/18

STEM Discovery Evening

There is a STEM Discovery evening at Boswells School on Monday 16th July between 6.00 – 9.00 p.m. Everyone is welcome and there will be a number of inspirational speakers and exhibitors at the event.  Click here for more information

Posted: 21/6/18

GLEE Holiday Workshop

The Greatest Showman Mr Parkin is running a ‘Greatest Showman’ masterclass during the holidays here at Newlands Spring School. It is being run on 20th & 21st August between 10.00 am – 3.00 pm with a mini show at 3.00pm on the second day. Please visit www.jonathanparkin.com for more information. 

Posted: 21/6/2018

Bikeability Level 1 & 2 course

There are various bikeability courses over the holidays at several venues. Please visit www.saferessexroads.org/road-users/cycling for more information

Posted: 14/6/2018

Baracudas Activity Camps

Please call 0845 123 5299 or visit www.barracudas.co.uk for more information regarding their activity camps during the summer holidays.

Essex Libraries - Summer Reading Challenge

Essex Libraries are running their summer reading challenge during the summer holidays to encourage children to keep enjoying and sharing books through the holidays. More information can be obtained from their website http://libraries.essex.gov.uk/

Posted: 14/6/2018

Melbourne Community Allotment (MCA) -Open Day

MCA, in conjunction with the Wilderness Foundation are holding an open day on Saturday 7th July between 1.00 – 4.00 p.m. More information can be obtained from Jonathan on 07939 561995

Posted: 14/6/2018

Chelmsford Cathedral Choir - Songs & Scones

Enjoy a cream tea whilst being entertained by the Cathedral Girls’ Choir with songs from the silver screen. The event will take place at Chelmsford Cathedral on Sunday 1st July from 5.00 p.m. Tickets are priced at £10.00. Please email cccreamtea@gmail.com for more information

Posted: 14/6/2018

Farleigh Hospice 5K Fun run

On Sunday 5th August, Farleigh Hospice will be hosting their annual 5K Bubble Rush Fun Run. To register a place, please visit www.farleighhospice.org/bubble.

Posted: 7/6/2018

Parenting Programme

Do you need help with parenting skills? Would you like to learn about parenting skills and styles?  There is a step by step FREE 8 week parenting programme open to all parents in the Chelmsford area. It takes place on Thursday 9.30 - 11.30 am starting on 24th May. There is an introductory session on Thursday 10th May where you can find out more and register your interest. Please call Jane Kirby n 01245 354134 ext, 4 to book a place.

Posted: 3/5/2018

Springfield Football Club

Springfield Football Club are looking for girls aged between 5 – 11 years to join their club. More information can be obtained from Ian Farmer on 07946 080563 at lrfarmer@icloud.com

Posted: 19/4/2018

Adult Learning Courses

Adult Learning Courses
There are various taster courses being offered at the Adult Learning Centre in Colchester. More information can be obtained from www.aclessex.com

Posted: 19/4/2018

Hamptons Sports & Leisure

Junior Tennis Coaching Courses: Various courses are available throughout the week for children aged 4 - 18. Please email Piers at piersnightingale@hotmail.com or call 07795 384027 for more details

Junior Leaflet           Summer Camp

Posted: 29/3/2018

Barracudas - Activity Fun Games

Please visit www.barracudas.co.uk for more information on their school holiday activity day camps.

Posted: 29/3/2018

Daisy First Aid Courses

Classes are available across Essex. Please contact Jennie for more information on chelmsford@daisyfirstaid.com or 07969 637601

Posted: 22/03/2018

Jigsaw Performing Arts

Jigsaw are offering performing arts classes at Moulsham High School on Saturday mornings. More information from www.jigsaw-art.co.uk

Posted 15/3/18

UK Air Ambulance - Charity Appeal

UK Air Ambulance rely entirely on charitable donations and are looking for people to recycle stamps and donate them to their latest appeal. Any stamps you save should be posted to Air Ambulance, Stamp Appeal, 59 Mitre Copse, Bishopstoke Near Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 8QE

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