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Friday 8th May 2015


The Conservative Party is here to stay for another five years following today’s landslide victory.

Good news - this means the PE and Sport Premium funding for primary schools is also here to stay!

Franchisee responds to Head Teacher video challenge and proves to be a ‘slice of magic’...

Are you up to the challenge? Here’s how to submit your video...

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Did you know?

Since the start of 2015, Golden Mile schools have collectively averaged 15,848 miles of activity per month... That’s over 2.5 times around the world.

A Golden opportunity you can’t afford to miss...

Golden Mile Director Karl Fox talks about the nationwide competition to be launched ready for National School Sports Week.

This is an excellent opportunity to compile video case studies direct from your Golden Mile schools and harness the power of referral!!

Did you know?

Every prospect that enters our recruitment process enjoys an equivalent of a week’s worth of face to face time with the Premier management team and existing franchise owners as part of their due diligence. This valuable time provides the prospect with the opportunity to observe, discuss and experience a day in the life with the outcome being the prospect can make an informed decision.

PESS External Verifier ‘astounded’ by Combined Qualification...

Dick Matthews, a PESS External Verifier for 1st4sport recently visited Head Office to observe our ability to deliver the 3 in 1 combined qualification, including PESS L2, Principles of Coaching L2 and Multi-Skills L2. Before Dick’s visit, he questioned how we can blend this valuable learning into a one week course.

We’re delighted to announce that Dick’s external verification of the Combined Qualification (CQ) received fantastic feedback. So impressed, Dick has suggested a colleague of his attends the next CQ at PEG HQ.

Following the verification, he commented:

“I’m astounded at the progress Premier Education Group has made in just 18 months of delivering the new Combined Qualification. The Qualification provided by PEG will go from strength to strength and would urge all activity providers to attend the course.”

For more information, please turn to page eight in the 2015 Training Prospectus.

Did you know?

The marketing department welcomed The Chartered Institute of Marketing and a number of franchisees to HQ for competition of the social media course. Next step will be launching their own official Facebook/Twitter accounts. Missed the training? The next course will be in September – details to follow soon.

Order your bespoke summer literature – first deadline date...

You have until 5pm this Monday 11th May to place your order for bespoke summer ‘Inspire to Engage’ literature.

The leaflet is A4, printed in full colour on both sides. It can remain flat or be folded, depending on your preference.

All you need to do is visit the online shop to place your order.

Visit the shop

Did you know?

This week we had five franchisees, three Activity Professionals and one apprentice attend the Combined Qualification (CQ) course at PEG HQ. We’ve now had 18 learners on just two QC courses; all of which taking advantage of the low cost of just £125 per level two qualification.

Introducing Jasmine to the head office team...

We’re delighted to introduce Jasmine Gale as the newest member of Head Office Marketing Team.

Jasmine joins us as Marketing Executive after recently relocating from Sydney, Australia. She has experience across the marketing mix, including social media and online marketing and she will be working across all the Premier Education Group brands.

Jasmine will be your main point of contact on the [email protected] email and, as part of the Head Office reshuffle, Liz Bevington has now moved from Marketing to support the Customer Services team.

Please join us in welcoming Jasmine to the team... why not drop her an email?

Did you know?

We are the only company in our sector that offers every prospect the opportunity to schedule a chat to discuss the proposition at a time to suit them. In addition, at every stage the prospect receives a personal video message confirming what happens next. Using the latest online technology ensures that the prospect receives the right information at the right time in a professional manner creating a positive impression.

What’s your story?

Is the story in your head stopping you from being successful? Do you go into meetings or make phone calls thinking ‘this is a waste of time’ or ‘I’m going to fail’? Or is your story in your head a positive one – ‘I am going to be successful and achieve my targets’, ‘I will make five sales this week’, ‘I will be working with that school next year’. Your own attitude can hold you back or push you forward.. It’s your choice!

The most successful franchisees never stop pushing their business forward; they keep growing, selling and striving for perfection.

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Did you know?

17% of franchisees who attended the 100 Club celebration event are speaking to us about adding additional territories to their business as they continue to build on their positive mindset and other learnings from the event.

Premier Performing Arts licensee nominated for 2015 Young Entrepreneur Award

We’re delighted to announce Bethan Bradshaw, Premier Performing Arts licensee in Colchester, has been nominated for the Young Entrepreneur Award in the annual ‘Colchester Local Hero Awards’.

The most pleasing aspect for Bethan is these nominations have come from parents and children from her schools. A pupil said...

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Contacting your schools – useful tips from TIME...

When you are contacting schools for the first time to arrange a meeting, think about the emphasis on the content of your communication e.g. by letter, email, telephone call etc.

Can they quickly identify the short-term benefits to their school or think of you as just another local sports coaching provider?

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Your schools have budgeted for it, have you? It’s contract renewal time...

Have you planned and budgeted for your increased costs from next year?

If not, now is the time you must do so, before you sign contract renewals. Schools are likely to have budgeted for it and expect a minimal rise year on year.

A 3% increase now will be better and easier for you to manage than nothing this year and then 6% next year!

What costs are likely to go up for you?

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Vote for Premier Foundation in the Aviva Community Fund

Please support Premier Foundation by taking a minute of your time to vote for their Actively Changing Lives project by clicking the “Vote Now” button below. You’ll be voting to help Premier Foundation raise £25k to support over 300 primary school children; teaching them about the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle alongside getting them more active. The project will also support a young lad called Warren Curtis on his journey to employment.

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Termly management accounts – submit yours by 31st May

As you are all aware, your accounts for the period 1st January to 30th April 2015 are due by 31st May. Please ensure you are/have been proactive in passing your financial information to your accountant in order to achieve this.

This was a key process from our NTE event; we have invested in some resource to be able to provide detailed network analysis from your submissions.

Accounts Template

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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