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Specialist Teaching Consultation 2021

Overview Closes 9th January 2022 Opened 8 Nov 2021 What is the purpose of this consultation? We are consulting on our proposal to modernise the way we provide specialist teaching across Buckinghamshire. Our proposal is designed to ensure we apply the skills and knowledge of our specialist teachers in the most effective way. We want all pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to […]

Training for Governors November/December 2021

Dear Governors, There are places available on our 3 remaining governor training sessions for this term.  All sessions are virtual, using Teams and they are 1 hour, 6.30pm to 7.30pm.  The training costs £25 per person and we are able to offer a discount to bulk bookings per school.  To book your place please follow […]

DfE consultation into School Improvement Funding

SENT FROM: GARETH DRAWMER, HEAD OF ACHIEVEMENT AND LEARNING Dear Colleagues, As you may be aware, the government has launched a new consultation Reforming how local authorities’ school improvement functions are funded. As a summary, the government are proposing to: Remove the School Improvement Monitoring & Brokering Grant (‘the Grant’), which is currently allocated to […]

Governors Chairs Group Networking Meeting Sat 19th Nov

Sent on behalf of Anne Sheddick and Paul Randall, BASG Dear Governor This is both a reminder and an invitation to join us for a governors network meeting tomorrow – Saturday 20th November at 9.30- 11 am on MS Teams- link below You are all welcome.  We shall be discussing current topics of concern and also […]

Chairs Group Networking Meeting 20th November

Sent on behalf of Anne Sheddick Dear Governor There will be a network meeting for Chairs and vice chairs to discuss the issues which matter to you right now next Saturday 20th November at 9.30  All are welcome- just click on the link to join us.  We formerly called ourselves the Jordan’s group because before […]

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, […]