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Capability of staff

Applies to Maintained Schools Background New arrangements for teacher appraisal and new teaching standards came into force 1 September 2012. Approval Governing boards free to delegate to a committee of the governing board or an individual governor. Review frequency Governing board free to determine. Local guidance Model policies and toolkits for both teaching and non-teaching staff can be accessed via SchoolsWeb HR Zone, Managing Performance . DfE gu…

Careers Fairs and Training

As part of the project both countries hosted a number of careers fairs for students and training events for teachers. Şaban Temuge Vocational and Technical High School - Dec 2017 Career Days with Bayram ÖZREK - Dec 2017 Career Days with a Private Hospital - March 2018 Bucks Skills Show - Oct 2018 Links to videos and information on this careers fairs, including future details can be found below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV4Xe6Ae06I https://wannabebucks.org/bucks…

Case Study Writing Workshop

Learning from Research Evidence On 26th March Marc Rowland led a workshop on Case Study Writing for Head teachers. Watch the presentation here Download the presentation here Download the case study template here Download a case study from the London Borough of Bromley

Central record of recruitment and vetting checks

Applies to Maintained Schools, Academies, Free Schools, Sixth Form College, Pupil Referral Units, Independent Schools, Non Maintained Special Schools. Background It is a statutory requirement (Keeping Children Safe in Education, Paragraph 112) for all schools and academies to keep and maintain a single central record (SCR) of recruitment and vetting checks for their whole workforce (including volunteers, supply staff and teacher trainees on salaried routes). Academies will also need to…

Certificates which contain information

A positive DBS Check is one which contains criminal information as notified by the DBS. When a 'positive' check is received You will receive an automated email from the Employmentcheck system advising that you should wait to view the original certificate prior to making an employment decision. You will receive a further email from the HR Safeguarding in Employment (HR SiE) Team containing guidance on the next steps. Buckinghamshire Council (BC) strongly recommends that you follow th…

Chalfonts Liaison Group

Transition with a focus on literacy skills including phonics, spelling, writing and reading Description Used to pay for cover for groups of staff from across all phases to meet and share best practice -disadvantaged to be a focus. Used to pay for Literacy leads from all schools to visit other schools within the group to share best practice. Used to pay for moderators to lead cross school training and moderation sessions in the local area. Outcomes Improved staff knowl…

Champions

Side by Side Champions are expert leaders and practitioners from across all Buckinghamshire Schools. They are selected from Deployment Schools to work closely with schools identified as requiring Intervention or Prevention support, referred to as Support Schools. SSPCs - Side by Side Pupil Champions - school staff with a proven expertise and track record in particular subject or area SSLCs ­-Side by Side Leadership Champions – school leaders with proven expertise in delivering whole sc…

Charging and remissions

Applies to Maintained schools, academies, and free schools. Background Governing boards are required to have a policy on charging for additional educational activities (eg music tuition), and on remissions of charges. Approval Governing board free to delegate to a committee of the governing body, an individual governor or the head teacher (local recommendation is delegation to the Finance Committee). Review frequency - governing board free to determine (recommended annually).…

Chesham Liaison Group

To explore and better understand memory techniques that can better support student learning Description A presentation from Robin Launder (4pm -5.30pm Wednesday 8/1/2020. Follow up review from each school to review how the implementation of the ideas have positively impacted learning. Discussed at a future Liaison group meeting. https://behaviourbuddy.co.uk/rp12/ Outcomes The speaker will outline 12 evidence-based strategies. He will explain the theory behind retrieval p…

Child protection

Applies to Maintained Schools Academies Free Schools Sixth Form Colleges Pupil Referral Units Independent Schools Non-Maintained Special Schools Further Education Background Governing boards have a responsibility to safeguard children and promote their welfare. Governing boards also have a responsibility to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements within our schools to identify, assess, and support those children who are suffering har…

Child protection case conference

A Child and Family Assessment commences after a Strategy discussion decides to initiate S.47 enquiries, or when new information on an open case indicates a further assessment should be undertaken. Social Care must initiate a Child and Family Assessment under S.47 (Children Act 1989) in every case where the child is at risk of significant harm . A Child and Family Assessment is an in-depth assessment which addresses the central or important aspects of the needs of a child and the capacity of…

Children with a Disability

Disabled children require additional safeguarding action. This is because they experience greater and created vulnerability as a result of negative attitudes about disabled children and unequal access to services and resources and because they may have additional needs relating to physical, sensory, cognitive, and/ or communication impairments. The Children's Society practice guidance. Resources Guidance on protecting deaf and disabled children and young people from abuse (via learning.ns…

Chiltern & South Bucks

Who we are and how to contact us The Chiltern & South Bucks integrated SEND team Chiltern & South Bucks escalation protocol As an integrated service we support children/young people, their families and settings to achieve the best possible outcomes for all. If you feel that the service is not supporting the delivery of these outcomes in the way that it should, you can escalate your concerns using the following procedure. Escalation protocol SENCo Support Networks Details of of…

Chiltern & South Bucks team

General enquiries For general queries please contact: General enquiries: sts@buckinghamshire.gov.uk EHC coordinators : sencsb@buckinghamshire.gov.uk Specialist Teachers: sts@buckinghamshire.gov.uk Educational Psychologists: epsadmin@buckinghamshire.gov.uk If your query is in regard to a specific pupil please contact the correct CSB professional directly. EHC coordinators All schools/settings within Buckinghamshire are allocated a named EHC Coordinator. You can find out y…

Chiltern SEND newsletters

Weekly SEND newsletters from your Chiltern Team CSB Weekly newsletter: 11th June 2021 CSB Weekly newsletter: 29th May 2021

Claiming staffing costs for maintained schools

This briefing note summarises the published guidance for claiming additional staff costs incurred due to coronavirus. Actual claims will cannot be made until Spring 2021 and further guidance will be in the new year. Coronavirus (COVID-19) workforce fund to support schools with costs of staff absences from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2020 - GOV.UK To claim, schools must meet, or exceed, either: the short-term threshold – teacher absence rates of 20% (15% for special schools) th…

Cognition and Learning

As part of the Specialist Teaching Service, the Cognition and Learning Team is a traded service, specialising in supporting schools to meet the needs of their pupils with specific and general learning difficulties. This can include pupils with dyslexia, dyspraxia/DCD and maths difficulties, as well as associated problems such as ADHD and language difficulties. Our work is mainly preventative, but we are also available to advise schools on particular strategies and interventions for pupils wi…

Cognition and Learning Packages

Assessment Packages Baseline assessment This is suitable for children and young people who are causing initial concerns in one or two areas after OAP has been implemented, where baseline scores in a range of areas are needed. There will be general advice on how to make comparisons between the scores. It will include a range of standardised tests on reading, comprehension, non-verbal reasoning, vocabulary and spelling Please note: This not a diagnostic report and is not suitable for…

Cognition and Learning Service Brochure

Helping schools to meet the Special Educational Needs of Children and Young People Cognition and Learning Teachers specialise in supporting schools to meet the needs of children and young people with specific and general learning difficulties. The Specialist Teachers are also experienced in identifying a range of other SEN needs and can advise schools on how to access further advice and support in these areas. We work with SENCOs, Class Teachers and Teaching Assistants (Tas) as well as direc…

Committees

Most governing boards establish committees to assist in carrying out their work and may delegate some governing board functions to these committees. The governing board must determine the membership and proceedings of any committee. The governing board must also regularly review the establishment , terms of reference , constitution and membership . Each committee must have a chair, who is either appointed by the governing board or elected by the committee. The governing board must also ap…

Common Transfer File (CTF)

All schools, including PRUs, should be using the Common Transfer File or CTF to transfer pupil data electronically whenever a pupil changes schools at any time during the year. This could be at the end of an academic year or phase of education and involve a whole cohort of pupils or it could be mid-phase or mid-year for a single pupil. CTFs provide schools with valuable information about new pupils which can be automatically uploaded into their management information systems (MIS). The law r…

Computer and e-safety policies

Background Schools should take appropriate steps to help staff, helpers and pupils maintain a safe and responsible level of conduct in their use of online technology. Review Computer Resources Policy including Internet Code of Practice - three yearly review recommended for Schools Financial Value Standard. Local guidance Please refer to the Safeguarding Toolkit for further information . DfE guidance Child internet safety Cyber Safety training courses for individual Gover…

Computing courses for primary teachers

Did you know . . . The first teacher from your school who completes a course in Computing will get a bursary of £220 that goes to the school that employs you as a teacher. Here is how . . . Register today at: teachcomputing.org Apply to attend one of the many remote courses that are available. (See below) Complete all the sessions and gap tasks on the course. (Usually about 5 hrs work split into 1-hour sessions over a couple of weeks) Complete the questionnaire sent to you…

Computing courses for secondary teachers

Did you know . . . You can complete a course in Computing and get a bursary of up to £920 that goes to your School? Here is how . . . Register today at: teachcomputing.org Enrol on the Computer Science Accelerator (CSA): teachcomputing.org/cs-accelerator Take a short diagnostic test Decide which pathway suits your skills best Sign up for at least 1 online course and 1 Remote course. (10 hours of training). All the training is fully funded (FREE!) and you can do more than…

Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interests may arise where an individual’s personal or family interests and/or loyalties conflict with those of the governing board. Such conflicts may create problems because they can: Inhibit free discussion; Result in decisions or actions that are not in the interests of the school; and Risk the impression that the Governing board has acted improperly. It is important that governors and staff not only act impartially, but are also seen to act impartially. You…

Contact ICT Schools

If you need to contact us or need to find out how to get to a training venue, help is available below

Contextual Safeguarding School Assessment Framework

This guidance outlines the process of carrying out a school assessment and how to use the school assessment framework. The school assessment toolkit consists of two parts – the school assessment framework and the assessment tools . The assessment framework can be used to collate information relating to the school. The assessment methods are tools to gather that information, examples of which can be found as part of the school assessment toolkit on the Contextual Safeguarding Network. Cont…

Corporate Director Briefings

Briefings for Chairs of Governors and Headteachers occur at the beginning of each term and are led by senior officers of Buckinghamshire Council with a focus on national and local updates across all areas of Children's Services. Details of these sessions are sent directly to Chairs and Heads each term. Spring and Summer Meetings Meeting dates 2020-2021 Thu 22nd Apr 21 7:00pm Fri 23rd Apr 21 11.00am Wed 6th Jan 21 9.30am Thu 7th Jan 21 7:00pm Tue 29th Sept 20 7:00pm Fr…

Country Profile Papers

Australia Bangladesh (Spanish Team) Belgium Camaroon Canada Chad China Finland (Spanish Team) France Germany (Spanish Team) Greece Hungary India Indonesia Iraq Ireland Italy Kenya Libya Mali Myanmar Netherlands Nigeria Pakistan Philippines Poland Russia Saudi Arabia Somalia Spain (French Team) Sweden (French Team) Syria Tunisia Turkey UK USA

COVID 19 Therapy and Complex Care

Update from the Children and Young People’s Therapy and Complex Care service teams Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust As schools begin to open up to more children this half term we wanted to update you on the integrated therapy service. New guidance was issued 3 June regarding the restoration of community health services for children and young people as part of the second phase NHS response. This informs the services we are able to provide to your school. The majority of speech and l…

COVID-19 - Admissions

Government Guidance Coronavirus COVID-19: school admission appeals Coronavirus (COVID-19): assessment processes for selective school admissions Admission Appeals Buckinghamshire Council have provided guidance on Appeals Arrangements 2020 - Adjustments due to Coronavirus on the schoolsweb. This guidance includes and Admission Authority Guide 2020 and a Flow Chart document. The DfE have provided the following guidance regarding admission appeals in their document: Coronavirus COVID…

COVID-19 - Resources

Laptops, tables and 4G wireless routers Full opening of Schools guidance states the following: Laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers have been made available to local authorities and academy trusts to support vulnerable and disadvantaged children (specifically, care leavers, children and young people with a social worker, and disadvantaged year 10 pupils). Local authorities and academy trusts will continue to own and use these devices (including for catch up purposes) following pupils…

COVID-19 Attendance / Exclusions

All coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.​UK: Guidance for educational settings During the 2020-21 academic year, schools should return to using the attendance and absence codes in use before the outbreak in addition to the new category of ‘not attending in circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19)’: Pupils not attending a session who meet the criteria for ‘not attending in circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19)’ should be recor…

COVID-19 Education updates

1st July Free School Meals - Company Shop Group and Iceland, including The Food Warehouse Stores, have been added to the list of supermarkets you can order eGift cards for; Learning, curriculum and assessment - The Education Endowment Fund have published A COVID-19 Support Guide for Schools 25 June updates about summer holidays in the wider opening for schools , the summer food fund within free school meals , finance and safeguarding . 23 June Update about Therapy and Complex Care in the…

COVID-19 Equalities

PHSE Association Pupils may be understandably disturbed by current events in the US, and may wish to discuss and explore a range of issues as a result. Respect, equality and diversity are key features in a well-planned PSHE education programme. A safe and respectful PSHE classroom can give pupils the opportunity to reflect on how each individual’s behaviour, attitudes and biases affect others and teach them how to recognise and challenge prejudice, stereotypes and discrimination. https://…

COVID-19 Finance

The government has put in place funding and financial measures to support schools and early years settings during the coronavirus outbreak. There is a separate section on state- funded schools. Maintained nursery schools should follow the early years guidance. Finance support for education, early years and children's social care (Gov.uk) Funding for schools participating in lateral flow mass testing The DFE have made £78m available to support lateral flow testing i…

COVID-19 furlough and financial support

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended to 31 March 2021. From 1 November 2020 you can claim 80% of an employee's usual salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month. All employers with a UK bank account and UK PAYE schemes can claim the grant. You do not need to have previously claimed for an employee before the 30 October 2020 to claim for periods from 1 November 2020. Employers can furlough employees for any amount of time and any work pattern, whil…

COVID-19 Governors

April 2021 The Department for Education (DfE) have released their March School Governance update thanking governors for their commitment and signposting vital resources which may be of interest. School governance update March 2021 Frequently asked questions The below FAQ have been kindly provided by the Buckinghamshire Association of School Governance (BASG). Several items of information have been provided by the National Governance Association (NGA) - Buckinghamshire Council hav…

COVID-19 HR guidance for schools and staff

Government and other guidance All coronavirus guidance for educational settings can be found in one place on GOV.​UK: W.E.F January 2021: Please refer to the full current lockdown rules at National lockdown: Stay at Home - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Guidance for educational settings Guidance for restricting attendance to schools Guidance for employers and businesses Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): apprenticeship programme response Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for apprentices…

COVID-19 Implications for Outdoor Learning

Guidance for planning and managing outdoor learning, offsite visits, and learning outside the classroom during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This guidance must be read within the context of current government guidance which is likely to change as the situation develops. Although the guidance is focused on schools, it is also intended to be applicable to other establishments such as children’s homes. Outdoor learning and off-site visits during COVID-19 Learning outdoors has many…

COVID-19 Learning, curriculum and assessment

Covid-19 Remote Learning The DfE have produced a framework to help schools and further education (FE) providers in England identify strengths and areas for improvement in their remote education provision: Gov.uk Guidance: review your remote education provision (12 Jan 21) Ofsted inspection will consider the quality of schools’ remote education. The remote education provided should be equivalent in length to the core teaching pupils would receive in school and will include both recor…

COVID-19 Newly Qualified Teachers

Government guidance COVID-19: induction for newly qualified teachers NQT induction statutory guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): Initial Teacher Training (ITT) - GOV.UK NQT support and inductions from September 2020 FE funding: initial teacher education (ITE) Early career framework reforms Teachers’ Standards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT) Absences related to coronavirus We recognise the current coronavirus (COVI…

COVID-19 Property Services

Required Water Checks for Returning Authority-Maintained Schools in Buckinghamshire after a Period of Full or Partial Closure Within the Council’s school estate there are 2 types of water supply system; either: a) directly-fed supply from the mains, or b) delivered via water storage tanks within the system. As part of the process of ‘re-opening’ schools there must be mitigation against any risk of Legionella and schools are reminded of their responsibilities for continuing to…

COVID-19 Public Health - safer working in education

Schools coronavirus (Covid-19) operational guidance This guidance explains the actions school leaders should take to minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in their schools. This includes public health advice, endorsed by Public Health England (PHE). https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-schools-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/schools-coronavirus-covid-19-operational-guidance Overview All pupils should now be attending school. We ask that schools: Re…

COVID-19 Safeguarding

COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing COVID-19: information about pupil wellbeing and support Safeguarding and remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19) NSPCC Covid-19 briefing: Safeguarding guidance and information for schools Following the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance (KCSIE) is statutory safeguard…

COVID-19 School Meals

The latest update Providing school meals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - GOV.UK contains information on the support available to schools during the national lockdown beginning January 2021. This includes: providing meals to pupils attending school support for pupils who have to stay at home voucher schemes free school meals and covering costs School kitchens can continue to operate, but must comply with the guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-…

COVID-19 School Provision

Government guidance Get help with technology during coronavirus (COVID-19) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 12 Jan 21 - Guidance for local authorities, academy trusts and schools on devices and support available to provide remote education and access to children’s social care. Protective measures for holiday and after-school clubs, and other out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 8 Jan 21 Children of critical workers and vulnerable children who can…

COVID-19 SEND

Government guidance Restricting attendance during the national lockdown: schools Guidance for special schools and alternative provision during the national lockdown . Updates for the current lockdown – January 2021 It is important to note that SEN legislation requirements have remained unchanged during this time, unlike the last lockdown. Children and young people with EHC Plans are expected to be in school unless parents request and it is agreed that they are not, an…

COVID-19 Support for Families

The government has published Emergency funding to support most vulnerable in society during pandemic . The funding was announced on 2nd May to support survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and modern slavery as well as ensuring vulnerable children and young people continue to get the help they need.    Finance, Jobs and Benefits advice and guidance The Bucks Family Information Service has links to resouces with information to help families with financial advice, emergency food and…

COVID-19 Transport

See School transport during coronavirus .

COVID-19 Well-being support for pupils

Providing additional emotion al and pastoral support for pupils when they return to school The government have just released new guidance called Pastoral care in the curriculum as some pupils will require additional emotional and pastoral support when they return to school, so making time for pastoral care is a priority. A new post, “ How a tailored programme can help schools reopen ” has just been published on the Gov.uk teaching blog. Embark Federation led a Reconnection to Recovery and…

COVID-19 Well-being Support for School Staff

Nothing about our current daily lives is normal at the moment. As a result, we’re all probably having good days and bad days – and sometimes even on the same day. But we’ve got you and help is at hand to get you through. Support for School Staff We encourage you to make use of the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), PAM Assist, which is here to provide you with a completely independent and confidential personal support service. If you work in any BC maintained school, or in an academy…

CRB checks (now DBS)

Buckinghamshire Council’s (BC) Safeguarding in Employment Team is responsible for implementing and applying the latest developments in government legislation and reviewing guidance and providing advice and support in all areas of safer employment practice, including the processing of DBS Checks. Please use these pages to find out all about DBS checks for employees, volunteers, and contractors in schools as well as additional safer recruitment vetting checks. Safeguarding concerns or al…

Cressex Liaison Group

Focus on vocabulary, looking at ways in which teachers can develop a richer vocabulary in children’s talk and written work across the curriculum – look at what schools are currently doing, what other schools more widely are doing, consider products such as Vocabulary Ninja and others Focus on developing children’s knowledge across the curriculum and how this is organised so that there is clear progression, clarity for teachers, something that can be shared with stakeholders/external reviewer…

Criminal record checks

Buckinghamshire Council’s (BC) Safeguarding in Employment Team is responsible for implementing and applying the latest developments in government legislation and reviewing guidance and providing advice and support in all areas of safer employment practice, including the processing of DBS Checks. Please use these pages to find out all about DBS checks for employees, volunteers, and contractors in schools as well as additional safer recruitment vetting checks. Safeguarding concerns or al…

Critical Incident Response

A critical incident may be defined as “any sudden and unexpected incident or sequence of events which causes trauma within a school community and which overwhelms the normal coping mechanisms of that school.” Critical incidents vary greatly in magnitude from the expected death of a staff member, to sudden and traumatic incidents such as a stabbing on site. The COVID-19 pandemic means that there is an increased risk of critical incidents both within Buckinghamshire schools and the wider commu…

CSB escalation protocol

If you feel that the service is not supporting the delivery of outcomes in the way that it should, you can escalate your concerns using the following procedure. Step 1 Contact your designated Education, Health and Care Co-ordinator (EHCCo). You can find the most up-to-date list on our Local Offer by clicking the link below. Education, health and care (EHC) co-ordinators Their email is their firstname.lastname@buckinghamshire.gov.uk Step 2 Your first point of contact should be…

CSB weekly newsletter – 11th June 2021

Publication date: 11 th June 2021 CSB Announcements Message from Hero Slinn Dear all, We hope that you had all managed to get some R and R in over the half-term break and enjoy some of this beautiful weather. I am excited to announce that the SEND Sufficiency Consultation is now live and will be so for the next 6 weeks. Please access the consultation via the following link HYPERLINK to https://yourvoicebucks.citizenspace.com/childrens-services/b7ef9087 . Please take a mo…

CSB weekly newsletter - 29th May 2021

Publication date: 28 th May 2021 Dear All, I wanted to write to you and thank you for your support this half term. I hope that you all have some time to rest and recuperate and enjoy the break. In this edition we are explaining an exciting project that we will be piloting, I hope as many of you as possible are able to work alongside us. CSB Hub Papyrus Suicide Prevention Helpline Telephone: 0800 0684141 Open 9am-midnight, 365 days a year Just a reminder that if you or so…

Curricula

Pupils should know where and how to seek support (including recognising the triggers for seeking support), including whom in school they should speak to if they are worried about their own or someone else’s mental wellbeing or ability to control their emotions (including issues arising online). Pupil should know the benefits of physical exercise, time outdoors, community participation and voluntary and service-based activities on mental wellbeing and happiness. Parent and Infant Mental He…

Curriculum and Learning

These pages contain resources and information for each key stage, along with information on PHSE and Swimming. Click here for PHSE Information Public Health in Schools information including resources and training information The Equalities pages contain information and classroom resources to help schools tackle sensitive topics such as racism, radicalisation, bullying, gender and sexual orientation. Click here for information around the curriculum during Covid

Curriculum KS 3 & 4

There are a range of resources available to Buckinghamshire schools to support aspects of the PSHE curriculum, and sign posts to trusted services for children and families promoting the vital Public Health, Safeguarding and Equalities agendas. Part of providing good quality PHSE is to ensure young people know where to go to access support and enable them to support their own wellbeing and development both now and in the future. Please see links below. Public Health in Schools (Schoolsweb)…

Curriculum KS1 & 2

There are a range of resources available to Buckinghamshire schools to support aspects of the PSHE curriculum, and sign posts to trusted services for children and families promoting the vital Public Health, Safeguarding and Equalities agendas. Please see links below. As part of good quality PSHE provision it is important that children know where to access help both now and in the future. Please see links below. Public Health in Schools (Schoolsweb) BCC Safeguarding page BCC Equalite…

Curriculum KS5

Healthy Lifestyles Public Health (Schoolsweb) Relationships The Sex Educational Forum is a well-respected organisation. They offer free resources for schools linked to a range of themes including recognising positive relationships, risky behaviours, advice and guidance on SRE and a particularly useful checklist for SRE in schools. They continue to work with the PSHE Association and Brook. Sex Educational Forum Online safety Think you know/COEP Thinkuknow.co.uk/ Living in…

Curriculum, Recovery and Assessment Conference May 21

This free conference set out to explore current and considered approaches to assessment and recovery learning in the light of lessons learned throughout the pandemic. Speakers with national, regional, and relatable individualised perspectives presented their thoughts on the future of assessment and curriculum design in schools. The conference offered a positive and proactive response to the unique circumstances that have engulfed the sector since March 2020, seeking to reflect upon challenges a…

Cycle training for schools

Bikeability training Bikeability is the leading cycle training programme in England. Courses are available throughout the year in most local authorities in England. Children and adults can be trained individually or in groups, through school, clubs or private tuition. Bikeability funding for Spring Term 2022 The funding window is now open for all schools to apply for funding for the Spring Term 2022. The window will close on Tuesday 21 st September 2021. Schools…

Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme is no longer available. A new scheme will be in place by summer 2020.

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