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Crawley school to host free workshop for parents on keeping children safe online

Would you like to know how to keep your children safe online?



Parents and carers in West Sussex are invited to attend a free NSPCC online safety workshop which will be held between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday, 17 January at Holy Trinity C of E School, Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley RH11 8JE.

NSPCC Local Campaigns Manager Emma Motherwell will deliver the session, which is being offered as part of a series of free Stay Safe sessions hosted by West Sussex County Council and running until March 2019.

The free NSPCC workshop is primarily aimed at parents of children aged 7 to 11 years old and is designed to give parents and carers the skills and knowledge to understand the internet as young people do, and to encourage parents to talk to their children about the online world, its positives and its risks.

Those interested in attending the session can either turn up on the night or book their place by emailing

Future online safety workshop events are as follows:

  *   Thursday, 7 February 2019 – Holbrook Primary School, Holbrook School Lane, Horsham RH12 5PP 6pm-8pm.
  *   Thursday, 14 March, 2019 – Sackville School, Lewes Road, East Grinstead RH19 3TY6pm-8pm.


Aged 9-15? Auditions announced for this years panto at The Hawth

The Hawth, in partnership with Evolution Productions are looking for girls to be part of the Juvenile Ensemble for their spectacular pantomime, DICK WHITTINGTON this Christmas!



Registration will take place at 10am on Saturday 22 June 2019 at The Hawth.

To audition you must be between the ages 9–15 (inclusive) on 1 September 2019 and be under 5’ 2”.

Producers say that auditions will end approximately 2 hours after the start time but you may need to stay longer if you are successful.

You don’t need to prepare anything – you’ll be taught a routine on the day. They ask you come wearing comfortable clothes and soft/dance shoes and advise that you bring some water, but no other food or drink.

They added, “Pantomime is a huge team effort, and we will require full commitment for the rehearsal period and the full run of the production (Monday 25 November 2019 – Sunday 5 January 2020).”

Click here to download an audition registration form.

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