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Friday 9th January 2015


...to your weekly news update, featuring articles from across the Premier Education Group.

For more information on any of the articles featured below or for any general enquires, please email [email protected]

Did you know?

Following months of investment, research and brand development, the marketing team will next week announce the NEW ‘Inspire to Engage’ Premier Sport holiday time programme ready for February half term. We’ll also introduce you to your new mascots!

National Training Event 2015 invitation

The Skills and Compliance, Operations and Marketing teams have been working hard to ensure this year’s National Training Event at Dunston Hall is bigger and better than ever before.

The FREE two day event in just over 4 weeks (11th-12th February) is mandatory for all business owners to attend. We also look forward to seeing one other member of your staff at Dunston Hall.

We will send you an official invitation to book next week.

Beat the mad rush and book your stay NOW - read last’s month’s article for more info.

Did you know?

The number of active children taking part in The Golden Mile has risen by a massive 100% compared to this time last year. This adds even more credibility to the scheme, with more schools and children being impacted than ever before.

NEW ‘Inspire to Engage’ holiday programme – full details next week

Following months of investment, research and brand development, next week we will be proud to announce the NEW ‘Inspire to Engage’ Premier Sport holiday programme ready for February half term.

Over 500+ stakeholders were consulted in the development of the programme including:

  • Franchise Champions
  • A Holiday specific franchise working group
  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • And, of course, children themselves

And the results we believe will take your holiday courses to the next level...

Keep an eye on your email inbox next week to see our new ‘Inspire to Engage’ programme.

Did you know?

This week, Frankie has been finalising two new products ready for launch at the end of this month – more products means more opportunity to up-sell and generate revenue from your customers!
Data is already showing that new licensees are off to a great start as their portfolio meets the needs of schools more comprehensively.

A prize draw you stand a chance of winning!

We would like to thank franchisees for completing the Skills survey over the past month.

There are still a few that haven’t done so. If you’re one of them, you have one week to complete it and one lucky winner will win an iPad Air*!

This short survey will take you no more than five minutes to complete.

Click here to read more

Did you know?

In December the finance department processed 45% MORE PAYMENTS (£’s) to franchisees than the year before. Our increase in overheads to cope with this rise in payments was exactly £0.
How? - We have improved processes enabling us to manage MORE payments MORE efficiently. This is something we plan to improve further over the course of the year across all elements of the business.

Tell us about your Golden Mile schools taking part in next week’s Nation Obesity Awareness Week...

Get YOUR schools in the national newsletter...

Before Christmas we announced we’ll be rewarding the top three Golden Mile schools during next week’s National Obesity Awareness Week.

This is YOUR opportunity to maximise engagement with YOUR customers and generate some positive PR around your business.

We want to hear how you supported your schools during the Awareness Week and how they got involved. Email your stories to [email protected].

Don’t forget to take a few pictures too!

Did you know?

Skills and Compliance this week continued intense preparation of the National Training Event (11th-12th Feb), ensuring this year’s event is bigger and even more beneficial for you and your business growth.

Termly accounts are due by 31st January...

It’s time to start preparing to send through your paperwork for the Autumn term (Sept – Dec) to your accountant ready to have the first set of termly management accounts ready for you to compare. These accounts will allow you to compare your company’s performance against targets and the same period last year.

The deadline for submitting these termly accounts is 31st January 2015.

Did you know?

The Operations team has invested over 30 hours this week working on the two day programme for February’s National Training Event, including the sessions that will detail our exciting NEW ‘Inspire to Engage’ holiday time programme.

Street dance crew and flash mob wows Christmas shoppers in Clacton

Premier Performing Arts street dance crew officially opened Clacton’s late night shopping centre this Christmas by wowing the crowds with their popping, locking and breaking routines throughout the evening.

And then, as if from nowhere, the shoppers looked on in disbelieve as the ‘Rockin’ Robin’ song sounded out before Premier Performing Arts flash mob broke into song and dance amongst the shoppers leaving the festive crowds “feeling all Christmassy” as one person commented.

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“Premier Sport are role models” says former pupil, following his ambition into sports coaching...

Ross Mackay, once inspired by Premier Sport in his middle school, has followed his ambition to become a sporting role model to children in Colchester, as he begins his coaching journey with Premier Sport.

This keen sportsman began his love for all sports when the Premier Sport coaching team visited his middle school weekly.

From his own experience, Ross values the importance of having positive role models within the school environment, which is why he has now set his sights on having the same impact on children across Colchester.

Click here to read more

Do you want us to pay you up to 7 days earlier?

With the abolishment of cheques planned for October 2018, we would like to start saving your schools time and money NOW by providing them with our new remittance bank details, so you they can pay invoices directly to us by BACS.

More importantly, we’ll be able to pay you up to 7 days faster than we are already are.

All you need to do is download this letter as pass to the Business Manger’s at your schools.

Download letter

Do you regularly check the candidate Activity Professionals database for new staff?

We have thousands of potential new Activity Professionals waiting for you on the Candidate Activity Professionals database. All of these people have completed the online form and showed a desire to work for Premier Education Group.

All you need to do is go to the ‘Recruitment’ tab on the BMS, click ‘Candidate Activity Professional’ and search using your postcode. You can reorder your search by clicking on one of the column headers.

Contact them before your competitors do!

Praised for leading by example when it comes to protecting our kids from the sun... #morethansport

Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund has recently launched the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code, providing specific guidelines for all those who work outdoors with children. An article published by Govtoday praised Premier Sport for supporting the Sun Safety Code.   

Chief Executive David Batch said:
"As part of our ongoing efforts to improve the standard of care we deliver, this summer we introduced the Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code. The wellbeing of children whilst in our care is paramount and we felt that this should extend to sun protection. We embedded the guidelines into our business practices and now all our coaches lead by example."

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Missed a previous newsletter? Check out our archive...

We thought you would find it useful to create a Weekly News Update archive housing previous newsletters from this academic year.

‘Read more’ to catch up on any news you may have missed.

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