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Headteacher collaboration meetings

These meetings have been superseded by the Side by Side conferences. They are held in the second half of each half term, following the completion of the second round of Liaison Group meetings. They are organised by members of the Side by Side Partnership Team. The meetings focus on: Collective response to current themes and issues Sharing learning from good practice across the county Sharing learning from enhancement projects Showcasing good collaborative practice Bringi…

Health and safety

Health and Safety guidance during the Coronavirus pandemic Our Health and Safety Team provide a comprehensive advice and support service to help you to fulfil your legal duties in relation to health and safety matters. The team has wide experience in dealing with health and safety in all types of schools including the provision of health and safety information and training, accident investigation and auditing. View our Health and safety offer Contact us Email: healthandsafety@buckin…

Health and safety (statutory)

Applies to Maintained Schools, Academies, Free Schools, Independent Schools (Applies to Local Authorities on behalf of Maintained Schools) Background Health and Safety in schools is governed by health and safety legislation and associated regulations that are enforced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). In community schools, community special schools and voluntary controlled schools statutory health and safety responsibilities fall on the Local Authority (as the employer) and…

Health Services

Community Paediatricians Schools can refer children/young people to their local Community Paediatrician if they have a Buckinghamshire GP. (see attached forms). If their GP is from another county then they will see the local paediatrician there. The Community Paediatricians assess and care for children with a wide range of needs and conditions, particularly children with developmental problems and complex needs. They have specific expertise in Neuro-disability, looked after children, chil…

Health, safety, and resources policies

For information on background, local and DfE guidance for Statutory and Non-Statutory documents please click on any of the topic areas above.

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating – An overview What exactly is a ‘balanced diet’? Think about how a football team works – you need a goalkeeper, attackers and defenders. If you have too many attackers and no defenders, you’re likely to lose the game. It’s the same with food; without the right balance of food, your body doesn’t perform at its best. These five major food groups go together to make up a balanced diet: Fruit and vegetables Potatoes, bread, rice, pasta or other starchy carbohydrates…

Hearing packs

Corporate Business Support can help with copying information packs for: conduct and discipline grievance hearings We offer a confidential service that will copy and present the information packs in a professional manner. We also organise a courier or postage out to the recipients (please note all these costs are rechargeable). Costs for this service depends on the size of the pack and how many copies so please contact us for a quote. Please email for…

Hearing Support

Support for children with a Hearing Impairment The team of Specialist Teachers work with Children and Young People 0 to 25 years with or without Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in homes, mainstream schools (maintained and academies), some non-maintained nurseries, some specialist provision and in some colleges. Who the service provides for The team support children, young people and their families. Support is provided for children who have a diagnosed hearing lo…

Honour based violence

Female genital mutilation (FGM) Information to help an understanding of: What is FGM and why is it carried out? What are the health risks and consequences? How to recognise the signs and how to prevent the process? What are the guidelines for different agencies tackling FGM? Forced Marriage A ‘forced’ marriage is a marriage in which one or both spouses do not and/or cannot consent to the marriage and duress is involved. Duress can include physical, psychological, fina…

HR zone

HR guidance during the Coronavirus pandemic The HR zone for all your questions and advice around employment. If you have an HR query and can't find the answer on these pages: email: f or urgent or complex queries call 01296 382 233 Our HR offer to schools

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