Many thanks to the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation for their moving and detailed workshop on teenagers and drug use. Around 120 APS parents listened carefully and participated in a workshop led by Daniel's mother, Fiona Spargo-Mabbs. The workshop for parents and carers was a follow-up to the performances of I love you mum - I promise I won't die seen by Years 9 and 10 in March.
By the age of 15, almost half of all young people have been offered drugs, and 24% have tried them, and as a parent or carer it's important to be aware of what you can do to help your children stay safe.
The workshop involved finding out about:
For more information about the DSM Foundation, see http://www.dsmfoundation.org.uk/drugs-education
THere is the Vice News documentary on drugs factories:
A huge congratulations to both Ms Pearl and Ms Stephens for winning teacher of the year awards for their departments.
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