Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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National guidance

Buckinghamshire Council, like many Local Authorities across the country, have adopted the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel (OEAP) National Guidance document for all guidance relating to Educational Visits. This is a web based information document, continually under review and redraft and can be accessed at the following web address

Net capacity schedules for schools

Net Capacity Schedules are a DfE methodology for measuring the capacity of your school. It is essential for the authority to maintain accurate schedules of accommodation for all schools to inform decisions when planning school places and to support independent admission appeals. Each schedule contains a list of all the usable spaces in the school building (both teaching and non-teaching), which is used as a basis for assessing the capacity of each school. When divided by the number of year grou…

Networking Coversations

Headlines from Buckinghamshire Council Assessment Leaders’ Networking Conversations Three networking conversations attended by 42 primary school assessment leaders in Buckinghamshire, explored current concerns, priorities and dilemmas regarding assessment in schools. Delegates were unanimous in their support of the removal of statutory tests and teacher assessment for 2020 and 2021 but also acknowledged their wish to achieve a clear picture of the impact of the pandemic on learning in their own…

New Headteacher support

Buckinghamshire Council and the Buckinghamshire Academy for School Leadership (BASL) work together to provide a programme of support for new headteachers and those new to Buckinghamshire. The programme includes: Three events Free BASL membership The offer of mentoring by an experienced Buckinghamshire Headteacher funded through BASL Events are by invitation only. For more information about the offer, or to provide information about a recent appointment, please contact us Events We are currently…


Emotional Wellbeing in Schools Network Newsletters Download and read the latest EWS newsletter Issue 16 Summer 2019 Newsletter archive Issue 15 Spring 2019 Issue 14 Autumn 2018 Issue 13 Summer 2018 Issue 12 Spring 2018 Issue 11 Autumn 2017 Issue 10 Summer 2017 Issue 9 Spring 2017 Issue 8 Autumn 2016 Issue 7 Summer 2016 Issue 6 Spring 2016 Issue 5 Autumn 2015 Issue 4 Summer 2015 Issue 3 Spring 2015 Issue 2 Autumn 2014 Issue 1 Summer 2014

NHS Trust School Nursing Team

The School Nursing Service support children and young people from ages 0-19 with medical and emotional needs. They are led by specialist community public health nurses who are all qualified nurses or midwives with additional graduate-level training in the health needs of children and young people. The team includes: community staff nurses, child health and wellbeing advisors school health assistants Training sessions The School Nursing Service is no longer providing yearly updates for EpiPen, A…

Not in Use

This page contains the training materials for the budget setting workshops. Please do not share this page with others, this page forms part of the chargeable training session. Quick Start Guide Salary Modeller 2021/22


Click here for information on Covid-19 for NQTs Buckinghamshire Council do not act as an Appropriate Body for NQTs at present. We recommend you contact one of the Teaching Schools as detailed below . The following links have updated information for NQT induction: Teaching Talent NQT & ITT Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) Induction for newly qualified teachers during the coronavirus outbreak NQT support and inductions from September 2020 Initial teacher training (ITT): criteria and…

Numeracy governor (primary)

Primary school governing boards are encouraged to appoint a Numeracy Governor to take an interest in numeracy the school and to offer a source of support and challenge. The precise responsibilities of the Numeracy Governor need to be agreed by the governing board and so will vary from school to school. This advice provides a framework to base the role on. Why do we need a Numeracy Governor? The governing board is responsible for the strategic direction of the school, including the delivery of t…

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