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Cyber Attack Awareness Information for Schools

Sent on behalf of Richard Nash – Corporate Director Children’s Services Dear Colleagues Please see attached information regarding Cyber Attacks on Schools and Public Bodies. Cyber Attacks 3-3-22 Ransomware Information Sheet 101121 Kind Regards The School Improvement and Traded Delivery Team

iSEND HoS Schools Update

Dear Colleagues, I hope that you are all well.  As we are now in February (where did that month go!), I won’t say happy new year…but do wish the next 11 months go smoothly for you all! As promised, I am writing to you with a half-termly update on where we are with our iSEND […]

Side by Side Conference, Structuring The STEM Curriculum

Thursday 31st March 2022 1.00 -4.00pm Online via Teams The Side by Side School Improvement team are pleased to announce our next conference will focus on Maths, Science and Technology. We have secured excellent, local speakers to provide stimulating workshops for Buckinghamshire teachers. SCIENCE: Mandy Quinton is the Hub lead for South Central Science Hub […]

Keeping schools safe during the COVID-19 outbreak: monitoring priorities for governing boards Updated 20 January 2022

Department for Education (DfE) operational guidance for schools and the accompanying contingency framework explain the actions school leaders should take to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The guidance has been updated to align with Plan B restrictions being lifted. nga-covid-monitoring-priorities-20220120

Area Chairs Meetings – new dates available

Governor Networking Meetings Chairs and Vice Chairs have opportunities to network and learn from how others are tackling current challenges at three different meetings.  Please contact the organiser of the one you would like to attend for more details.  All will be held online. Monday 24th January at 7pm: Aylesbury Group organised by Martin Baxter: […]

Corporate Director Briefings January 2022

Dear Colleagues, Thank you to all who were able to attend the briefings last week, please find attached the presentation and recording. CD Briefings Presentation Jan 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dZOSaFC99A Kind regards, Hazel Hazel David School Improvement Team Children’s Services

Keeping schools safe during the COVID-19 outbreak: monitoring priorities for governing boards Spring Term 2022 – NGA Information

Keeping schools safe during the COVID-19 outbreak: monitoring priorities for governing boards Updated 4 January 2022 Department for Education (DfE) operational guidance for schools and the accompanying contingency framework explain the actions school leaders should take to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The guidance has been updated in line with upweighted (plan B) control measures.   nga-covid-monitoring-priorities-20220104 This information sheet: […]

BESST Newsletter for Governors No.7

Dear Governors, We are pleased to inform you we have several training sessions available in the Spring term.  The training is scheduled in the evening, 1 hour* from 6.30pm, vis TEAMs.  See the attached document with further details, costs and how to book your place.  Topics include: Governor Priorities – Spring Term Agendas with BASG […]