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Stand Out sites this week - Week Starting 11th May 2020

Published 15 May 2020

We will continue to find and let you know about useful links and content. This weeks stand out sites are;

Stand Out sites this week - Week Starting 11th May 2020

The Book of Hopes

Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon and Jacqueline Wilson.

The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.



Young Minds

Accessible for young teenagers upward, the nationally recognised organisation Young Minds (who have delivered face to face training for us last year on Social Media and Mental Health), provide tips, advice and guidance for looking after your mental health, whatever you're dealing with, during the coronavirus pandemic. They also have specific advice for young people if they are struggling with self-isolation, coronavirus and the impact it has on your mental health.

National Literacy Trust – Get feedback on your CV

To support you while schools and colleges are closed and businesses are working from home, the National Literacy Trust has put together a checklist of activities and resources that will boost your young person’s skills and help them in your next steps. Each week they are setting an employability challenge to help your young people get started.

This week they are challenging your young people to write their CV and send it to them for feedback. A great CV can boost their career and help achieve their dreams, but it can be hard to know how to get started. Don't worry: their industry experts are here to help! The National Literacy Trust also has plenty of tips on how to write a CV to help get noticed by employers. More details are available below-


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