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Free Governor Training Sessions – Update

Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached document which contains the dates for the online Governor training, Autumn 2020 and the links to the Eventbrite registration pages. Governor training programme Autumn 2020 You are required to register via Eventbrite (links attached) as we use the contact list for communicating updates and documentation. If you do not […]

Updated COVID-19 Outbreak Guide

Sent on behalf of Dan Flecknoe – Consultant in Public Health Schools Early Years Settings COVID-19 Outbreak Guide v3 TV edu settings flowchart V4.1 Dear Colleagues, Public Health England have sent an updated flowchart (v4.1) for the management of suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in schools and Early Years contexts. We have taken this […]

Reducing ‘close contacts’ in schools

Sent to all heads today Dear Colleagues, We have had communication from Public Health South East regarding the high number of children across the Thames Valley and South East being sent home as a ‘close contact’ of a confirmed case of COVID-19 and missing weeks of school as a result. Public Health South East guidance […]

Cyber Security Alert from the National Cyber Security Centre(NCSC) concerning a National rise in Ransomware attacks on UK Schools, Colleges and Universities

Sent on behalf of Simon James, Service Director, Education Dear Colleagues, The NCSC has today posted on their web site an Alert concerning a National rise of Ransomware attacks of UK Schools, Colleges and Universities. This is accessible via this link or you can read the item as below https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/alert-issued-following-rising-attacks-on-uk-academia “17th September 2020. Cyber security […]

PPE Letter To Schools (CofG email)

PPE stock for symptomatic pupilsv3 Sent to all heads this afternoon. Good Afternoon, Please see the letter attached from Gareth Drawmer in regards to PPE stock for symptomatic pupils. Kind Regards Tracey Erasmus (Assoc CIPD) Side by Side Support Officer and Educational Visits Coordinator School’s Team l Children’s Services Buckinghamshire Council 01296 383030 tracey.erasmus@buckinghamshire.gov.uk Unit […]

BASG Executive Minutes 14/9/2020

  Meeting: BASG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE   Date & Time: 14 September 2020 at 18.00 hours   Location: Virtual meeting through Zoom   Present:       Apologies: Paul Randall (Chair), Anne Sheddick (Vice Chair), Maggi Bull, Joanne Marchant, Peter Lerner, Gwyneth Langley, Bernadette Allison (Secretary)   Jo Pearce       Agenda Subject     […]

Governor Training Sessions Autumn 2020 – New dates

Governor training programme for the Autumn 2020 term 2 Teams Instructions For Particpants Dear Colleagues, The training sessions for governors in the second half of the Autumn term have been added to Eventbrite and you may now book your place.  All sessions are being conducted via MS Teams and I have also attached instructions. Please […]

BASG Letter and Autumn Agenda Template

Dear Colleagues, Please find attached a letter from myself, on behalf of the Buckinghamshire Association of School Governors.  This clarifies the situation regarding the suggested Autumn agenda that was circulated by Buckinghamshire Council last week. I have also attached an amended Autumn agenda template, which is an example for you to consider when planning your […]

NGA Annual School Subscription for 2020/21 – Learning Link

Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, Buckinghamshire Council have renewed the NGA membership, for Buckinghamshire maintained schools 2020-2021. The package for 2020-2021 covers the Standard membership and Learning Link for all Governors and Clerks in maintained schools. Maintained schools that wish to upgrade to the Gold package will be charged the difference of £158. Academies […]

Face Coverings BC Guidance

face coverings 1-9-20 Sent on behalf of Gareth Drawmer, Head of Achievement and Learning Dear Colleagues, In order to further support opening the council has developed the following guidance regarding the wearing of face coverings in schools. Although much of the guidance is aimed at secondary schools, it may also prove useful in primary schools […]