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2019 - October

Survey Results

Earlier this term we carried out a survey to establish what qualities you seek from your agency. To summarise;   The majority of respondents were supply teachers, 57%.   The top 5 attributes you seek are; friendliness, regular contact, honesty, professionalism and locality of work.   The preferred method of communication is a combination of all... read more

Half Term Holiday

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our supply team members, client schools and pupils a very enjoyable half term break. The office will be closed on Monday 28 October 2019.On the following dates the office will operate between 9.00am and 3.30pm: 29 October 2019 30 October 2019 31 October 2019 1 November 2019 Standard Term Time operating hours (7.00am - 6.00pm) will... read more

2019 - September

Sad ESL news

We regret to inform you that our founding Director, Dorothy Dakin sadly passed away on 10th September 2019 at 3.30pm.  In the words of her son;   "She was awesome. She had the strongest sense of justice of anyone I know, always supporting the vulnerable rather than the powerful. She lived a life helping others, and for others. For me, an inspirational role-model. A sad moment,... read more

Funeral Arrangements for Dorothy Dakin

Following the sad death of Dorothy Dakin we would like to thank you all for your lovely messages, they have been of great comfort to the Dakin and ESL Family. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Monday 14th October 2019 @ 11.30am Lodge Hill Crematorium Weoley Park Road Birmingham B29 5AA   Afterwards all welcome for refreshments at: The Franklin, ... read more

2019 - August

ESL - Survey ~ What qualities do you look for in an agency.

ESL needs your help. We are conducting a poll as we would really like to find out what qualities you look for in the agency with whom you choose to partner. We really value your response and use feedback to help develop everything we do. Your responses to this survey will help us determine whether our approach meets the needs of those with whom we currently or hope to work with futuristically.... read more

Term Dates 2019 to 2020

Term Dates 2019 to 2020 Autumn Term 2019 Term Starts: Monday 2 September 2019Half Term: Monday 28 October 2019 to Friday 1 November 2019Term Ends: Friday 20 December 2019 Spring Term 2020 Term Starts: Monday 6 January 2020Half Term: Monday 17 February 2020 to Friday 21 February 2020Term Ends: Friday 3 April 2020 Summer Term 2020 Term Starts: Monday 20 April 2020Half Term: Monday 25 May 2020... read more

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