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Risk Assessment Criteria

SENT FROM: THE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT TEAM Dear Colleagues. The Side by Side Board have requested that we share with you the criteria used by the School Improvement team to risk assess all schools across the County.  Please find below a slide which illustrates the different strands of information that contribute to the overall risk assessment, […]

Reforming how local authority school improvement functions are funded

Summary The DfE are seeking views on proposals to reform how local authorities’ school improvement functions are funded. This consultation is being held on another website. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 26 November 2021 Consultation description The local authority role in school improvement has changed significantly in recent years, with the growth of school-led approaches, […]

How to Teach Kids About Money

Teaching kids about money when they’re young lays the foundation for responsible money management later in life. Children whose parents emphasize the importance of financial literacy and encourage them to spend and save thoughtfully develop a healthy perspective on money. https://www.annuity.org/financial-literacy/how-to-teach-kids-about-money/

Latest EEF news – NEW: ‘The EEF Guide to the Pupil Premium

The Education Endowment Foundation have published an updated Pupil Premium guide for school leaders. This can be accessed via the link below and has been updated based on the new DfE requirements.   https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/guidance-for-teachers/using-pupil-premium   Jo Goodman, who is the Regional Delivery Lead for EEF, will be presenting at the Bucks Education Partnership’s Chairs Strategic […]

DfE School Governance Update notification

Welcome to the November 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. 1) Message from Baroness Barran 2) […]

Statement regarding families remaining abroad

Good evening, please see below with correct email address for queries  Sent on behalf of James Fowler, Education Entitlement Manager For queries regarding the email and attachment please contact childrenmissingeducation@buckinghamshire.gov.uk  Dear Colleagues, We are aware that many schools have pupils who have travelled overseas during the pandemic and who have not yet committed to a […]