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Closing the Gap in Bucks Workshop – Register now!

Closing the Gap in Bucks Workshop Dec 2020 Agenda Closing the Gap Workshop Letter Dear Colleagues, Following on from the conference held in November, we are pleased to invite all Headteachers and Chairs of Governors to a workshop on Friday 11th December 2020, 1pm – 3pm.  The focus will again be Closing the Gap in […]

Guidance for Schools

DfE Announcement 031220_ (002) Guidance for Schools on the End of the Transition Period 031220 Dear Colleagues, Following this morning’s press announcement on https://www.gov.uk/government/news/extra-measures-to-support-students-ahead-of-next-summers-exams , the government has now published guidance with extra information on GCSE, AS and A levels in Guidance to support the summer 2021 exams. A summary of this morning’s announcement is […]

Governor Training Sessions – Register your place

Teams Instructions For Particpants Please circulate this to all governors Dear Colleagues, There are 2 sessions remaining this term and places are still available to register via Eventbrite. You are required to register via Eventbrite as we use the contact list for communicating updates and documentation. If you do not register on Eventbrite you may […]

DfE School Governance Update December 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 edition of the DfE’s school governance update, where you will find key announcements and information to support you in your governance role. For this edition we have created one version to cover both maintained schools and academy trusts– the articles are listed below for information. Introduction 1) Governing and trust […]

BASG Executive Minutes 09.11.2020

  Meeting: BASG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE   Date & Time: 9 November 2020 at 18.00 hours   Location: Virtual meeting through Zoom   Present:       Apologies: Paul Randall (Chair), Anne Sheddick (Vice Chair), Maggi Bull, Joanne Marchant, Gwyneth Langley, Peter Learner, Bernadette Allison (Secretary)     Jo Pearce joined the meeting at 18.25   […]

Governor Training – Places still available

Dear Colleagues, We still have places available on the evening sessions as per the attached list.  Book your place using the Eventbrite link and you will receive a confirmation email. Apologies for having to cancel a couple of sessions but this has been unavoidable. Governor training programme Nov 2020 All sessions are conducted using Teams, […]

Closing the Gap in Buckinghamshire, 6th November 2020

  Welcome Thank you for attending the Closing the Gap in Buckinghamshire conference on Friday 6th November.  The presentations, recordings and documentation are included in this message. Please note the recordings are run via Microsoft and you may be required to sign in to an account first. Many thanks to all the presenters for providing such […]

Summary of Guidance New National Restrictions from 5 November 2020 for schools and OOS activities

Sent on behalf of Gareth Drawmer – Head of Achievement and Learning Dear Colleagues, You will no doubt be aware of the DfE guidance for schools that was published yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. Whilst the document was mostly a reiteration of previously published guidance, the School Improvement Team have summarised it for you. Summary of Guidance […]

Press release – New guidance for schools, colleges and early years

Guidance for education settings published ahead of national restrictions coming into force Published 4 November 2020 From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP The Government has today (Wednesday 4 November) published guidance for education settings ahead of national restrictions coming into force from Thursday 5 November, building on the guidance first published in July. […]

Closing the Gap Newsletter – Autumn 2020

Sent on behalf of Gareth Drawmer, Head of Achievement and Learning Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the first newsletter concerning our strategy, Closing the Gap in Bucks. Closing the Gap newsletter Autumn 2020 The first event is the conference this Friday, I look forward to seeing you there. Warm regards, Gareth Gareth Drawmer Head of […]