Thousands of school children, many from disadvantaged areas, are working with four costumed actors in the setting of the country's oldest tide mill at Three Mills, Bromley-by-Bow, East London. Public performances will be held on June 21. British Waterways is running the project to link into key stage 2 Victorian Studies. Details: Vanessa Wiggins, 01923 201361.
JUNE 16 1996 A-LEVEL CHEMISTRY APPEAL
JUNE 24 1996 A-LEVEL THEATRE STUDIES APPEAL
The Independent Appeals Authority for School Examinations will hear these appeals at Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 at 10am. Open to the public. Details: 0171 243 9245.
JUNE 17 CIRCLE TIME
Workshop relevant to key stages 1-2 organised by Assessment Services, Hertfordshire, at Area Education Centre East, Walton Road, Hoddesdon. It will be led by Jenny Moseley, author of self-esteem books for children and adults, who has introduced the Circle Time model to hundreds of schools. Fee: Pounds 85. Details: 01223 890497.
JUNE 17 OPPORTUNITIES FOR EUROPEAN TEACHER PLACEMENTS THROUGH THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Organised by Understanding British Industry's Teacher Placement Service at Central Bureau for Educational Visits and Exchanges, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1. Fee: Pounds 95. Details: Maurice Cohen, University of East Anglia, 01603 592319.
STARTING JUNE 19 HEALTH AND SAFETY WORKSHOPS FOR SCHOOLS
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is running workshops in Birmingham. "Together Safely", June 19 and September 9, will be linked to the Government-funded resource Together Safely: Developing a Whole School Approach, and is aimed at school managers. Also on offer is "Making health and safety education interesting", June 24, for primary and secondary teachers; and "Off to a safe start", July 3, for people working with very young children. Fee: Pounds 90 plus VAT. Details: Robert Cummins, 0121 248 2000.
JUNE 21-22 EMPIRE, DESIGN AND IDENTITY JULY 29-AUGUST 29 (TUESDAYS-FRIDAYS) THE HISTORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE WEST
Short courses at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London SW7. No prior knowledge necessary. Fee (course one): Pounds 38 per day, Pounds 5-Pounds 33 concessions. Fee (course two): Pounds 440, Pounds 170-Pounds 350 concessions (weekly and day rates available). Details: V and A education department, 0171 938 8638.
JUNE 24 THE HIDDEN FACTOR: THE EFFECT OF DEPRESSION ON CHILDREN'S LEARNING
Lecture by Muriel Barrett, educational therapy expert, teacher and author, organised by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3, 7pm. Admission: Pounds 6, Pounds 3 members at the door. FAETT details: 0181 998 4224 (evenings).