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Page last updated: 23/04/2019

​​​​​​​​​​​​Education Essex is a weekly e-newsletter that is sent out every Monday (during term time only) to all Essex schools. It communicates important news, guidance and events, with the aim to reduce email traffic to schools by putting all information in one easy to ready format. ​

 
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Spring Term 2019

Issue 27, 1 April 2019

Includes New Issue of Leading Inclusion; DfE Scholarship Programme for Talented Maths & Physics Students; School Led Improvement Partnership Conference – Friday 10 May 2019; GCSE Climbing at Essex Outdoors Harlow; Community Music Centre’s – Free Open Day / Evening; Three Free CPD Sessions for the Free Music Software Package O-Generator; Benfleet TSA NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; Billericay TSA NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​ 

Issue 26, 25 March 2019

Includes Warning – Active Spoof Email Campaign; School Advertising – Recruitment and Retention (R&R) Subscription Renewal; Continued School Meals Support Service; Handling and Preventing Accident Claims at Schools; Essex Schools Broadband Cyber Security Training with Essex Police; Third Party and Technical Meeting; Primary Assessment; 2018 Year 11 Leavers Activity Survey; Primary Education Traded Data Package; Mainstream SEN Top-up Funding – 2019/20 Online Pupil Summaries; Therapeutic Play Skills in School – Summer Term; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Spring 2019; Tender Healthy Relationships Project; Essex Music Services – New website and offers for 2019/20; New Essex Outdoors Taster Days; Bikeability Training at Easter; Stone to Iron Age Prehistory INSET Courses at Celtic Harmony Camp; UCL Research – Participants Needed; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​​

 
Issue 25, 18 March 2019
Includes SFVS 2018/19; Sixth Sense and Alps Connect Interactive Workshop; Health and Safety CLEAPSS Subscriptions 2019/20​; ECFWS Public Health Campaign Bulletin Issue 4: Stress Awareness; New Campaign Launched to Improve Attendance at GP appointments; Mortgages for Teachers; Change to Music Tuition Discount Applications; Fun Volunteering Opportunity; May Madness at Essex Outdoors; Resorting to the Coast Free CPD Session; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​

 
Issue 24, 11 March 2019
Includes Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA); New Issue of Leading Inclusion; Becoming an 'Attachment Aware' School Summer 2019; Autism Anglia Conference & Information Day; Young Epilepsy Connect Project; Essex Youth Inclusion Ensemble; Three Free CPD Sessions for the Music Software Package - O-Generator; Current Affair E-Resources Offering a Rel-World Curriculum; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; TSA Courses; Apprenticeships Available with ACL (Adult Community Learning) 

Includes Attendance Specialist Teams - New Essex Schools Infolink Page; Thirs Party & Technical Meeting; Essex Schools Broadband Cyber Security Training with Essex Police; Become a Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion Training; A Conference for Newly Qualified Teachers; Single Justice Procedure - New Court Processes for Non-Attendance Related Matters; Weekend Residentials at Essex Outdoors; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses; Parents Receive Their Child's Secondary School Offer; Three New SEND Schools Set to be Built in Essex 
 
Issue 22, 25 February 2019
​Includes Eating Disorders Awareness Week; The Relaunch of Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool (POET); Central Chelmsford Housing Opportunity for Essex County Council Frontline Teachers; Finalists Announced for the GCHQ’s CyberFirst Girls Competition 2019New Policy – Passive Fire Safety; Schools Broadband – Use your Head – Cyber Threats & Training; Schools Broadband – Do you know where your school’s data is?Summer Term 2019 Primary and Secondary SENCO Update Meetings; Essex Schools Showcase for The Arts 2019; Duke of Edinburgh at Essex Outdoors; Active Essex Education Bulletin; Three Free CPD Sessions for the Free Music Software Package O-Generator; Free Access to Charanga’s Musical School; Moving to the Cloud within Education; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses
​Includes Important – Devolved Formula Capital Grant - Form FCG3 2018-10 (year-end returns); Gathering Views of Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) and Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support; The Relaunch of the Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool (POET); Essex Teaching Award 2019; New Issue of Leading Inclusion; Coming Soon - Launch of New Early Years and Child Care Website; Third​ Party & Technical Meeting; Schools Broadband Text Message Notification System; Opinions Needed on School Emergency/Critical Incident Support for UCL Research; Become a Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion Training; Save the Date: Museum Work Experience; Essex Outdoor Residential Trips; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; New Vision English Hub Launch Event; Essex Big Weekend; Register for a Beep Beep! Day in 2019; Autism Anglia Silly Sock Day; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​; Library Consultation: Two Weeks Left to Have Your Say

​Includes Important – Renewal of Health and Safety Service; Additional Capital Funding for Eligible Schools 2018-19; Revised Policy and Guidance Relating to Display Screen Equipment (DSE); Warning – Spoof Email Scam; New Training Provider & Schedule for Food Safety Training with the School Meals Support Services; Becoming a Fairtrade School; DfE Recruitment and Retention Strategy; Winners Announced at the 2019 Essex Teaching Awards; Planning for Brexit; Courses for Teaching Staff in Schools; Safeguarding Training – CSE / Gangs / Exploitation; Attendance Specialist Teams; Using Qualitative Data to Evidence Progress – The Softly, Softly Way; Free Rap Workshop; Two-Day Bank Workshops in February 2019 Half-Term; May Madness at Essex Outdoors Mersea!; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​
 
​Includes Education Access Team; Essex Future Library Services Strategy; New Issue of Leading Inclusion; Important – Renewal of Health & Safety Service; Additional Capital Funding for Eligible Schools 2018-2019; Devolved Formula Capital Grant Allocations 2019-2020; Department for Education – Consultation Document on School Security; Revised Health & Safety Policy for Community, V/C Schools and PRUs; Revised Asbestos Policy; Third Party & Technical MeetingEssex Teacher Training; Primary and Secondary SENCO Update Meetings Spring 2019; Ogden Trust Primary Physics Professional Learning; NASBTT Accredited Level 1 Mentor TrainingNQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; Autism Anglia Silly Sock Day; Lifelong Memories at Essex Outdoors; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

​Includes Warning – Active Phishing Campaign Identified; Encryption Software; Reporting a Critical Incident; Leading Inclusion; Gathering Views of EHCPs and SEN Support – The Relaunch of POET; Education Access Team; In-School World Music Workshops Offer; Two-Day Band Workshops in February 2019 Half Term; Braintree Vocal CPD; Samba Workshop; Revision Residentials; Free Family Learning Programmes; PA’s Raspberry Pi Competition 2019; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

 
​Includes Important - Renewal of Health and Safety Service; School Sickness Insurance Scheme; Authority to Disclose Information to External Auditors; New Year, New Term... But are you all up to date?; Third Party and Technical Meeting; Safeguarding Update; Developing Emotional Resilience in Young Children - Top Tips for Early Years Practice; Supporting Young Carer in Essex Conference - Reserve a Place Now; Leading Inclusion; Designated Teacher Training; CPD - Bringing Books to Like with Music; Free Access to Charanga's Musical School; Active Essex Education Bulletin; Tender Health Relationships Project; Free CPD Sessions for the Free Music Software Package O-Generator; University of Essex's Digital Arts Festival; Free Teachers Open Morning; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support ; TSA Courses

​Includes Health and Safety Monitoring (HSIM) 2018 – Deadline Extension; Mitie Energy Contract; School Attendance, Requirement and Enforcement Briefing on 26th February; Proposed sale of the EES for Schools business; Directors Conference for Chairs of Governors; Therapeutic Play Skills in School-Spring TermHealth advice for schools and parents on three common childhood health issues; Multi-School Council Spring Meetings; Essex Youth Inclusion Ensemble; Two Day Band Workshops in February 2019 Half-Term; Courses for Teaching Staff in Schools; A Year in the EYFS: A Term by Term Guide for NQT’s; Educate and Celebrate; Resilience at Essex Outdoors; TSA Courses​

Autumn Term 2018

 

Includes EWMHS Telephone Consultation Helpline for Primary Schools – Temporary Closure; My School Page – Preparation for Snow / School Holidays; New Short Breaks Brochure for Children and Young People with Disabilities in Essex; Exhibit Artwork at County Hall, Chelmsford; Important – Renewal of Health & Safety Service; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Spring 2019; Schools Forum Self-Nomination Process; Jamie Oliver Supports “Healthy Food Rating Scheme”; Before You Leave for the Holidays…; Netflix; Essex Small School Strategy – Criteria for applications from small schools for a grant to support federation; Directors Conference for Chairs of Governors; Designated Teacher Training – Narrowing the Gap for Children in Care in the Early Years; Designated Teacher Training; Free Capital Funding Drop-in in West Essex; Multi-School Council Autumn Meetings; Breck’s Last Game; Braintree Vocal CPD; Self-Regulation Coping Strategies for Young People and Children in School; GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre is Looking for the Next Female Codebreaking Champions; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; TSA Courses

Includes Health and Safety Monitoring (HSIM) 2018 – Final Reminder; Essex Schools Broadband Cyber Security Training with Essex Police; School Meals Supporting the Ban of Energy Drinks to Children; Bikeability Update; Essex Future Library Services Strategy; Leading Inclusion; SENCO Conference 2019;​​ Last Call to Register for the School Health and Wellbeing Survey (SHEU) 2019;​ FFT Aspire Training for School Leaders; Summer at Essex Outdoors; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​


Includes Primary Assessment – Moderation Services for Academies; Mainstream SEN Top-up Funding – Pupil Summaries; Child Employment / Work Permit Information; My School Page; Fraud Alert – Fake Invoices; Alert to Schools – Malware, Phishing and Spoofing; Autumn Term Personal Education Plans for Children in Care; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Spring 2019; Designated Teacher Training; Designated Teacher Training – Narrowing the Gap for Children in Care in the Early Years; Supporting Young Carers in Essex Conference; Essex Outdoors – Harlow Centre; Orchestra Experience – Taster Session; Free Access to Charanga’s Musical School; Taking Learning into an Inspiring Natural Setting; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​

Includes Health and Safety Monitoring (HSIM) 2018 – 3 weeks left to complete; Schools Broadband – YouTube and SSL; Confidence Building at Essex Outdoors; Reminder – Registration still open for the 2019 School Health and Wellbeing Survey (SHEU); Leading Inclusion Bulletin; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

Includes Primary Assessment – KS1 and KS2 National Curriculum Tests; Primary Assessment – Moderation Services for Academies; McAfee Antivirus; Children in Entertainment; Sam and the Spider and the Multi-School Council; Young Epilepsy Support to Students in Essex; The Iain Grant Trust; Brass Taster Day; Free Access to Charanga’s Musical School; MAT2MAT Networking Event – Thursday 22 November 2018; Ogden Trust Primary Physics Professional Learning; Free Family Learning Programmes; Teacher Subject Specialist Training in MFL (French, Spanish and German) 15 Funded Places; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses


Includes ​​Funding for Students in the Braintree District; CLEAPSS; Cyber Security Training – Autumn Term 2018; County Lines Response; Free Workshop Providing Information and Advice on Common Childhood Incidents in Mid Essex; Registration now open for 2019 School Health and Wellbeing Survey (SHEU); Alps Connect Interactive Support; Sixth Sense and A Level Subject Networks; Singing Workshop; Revision Residentials; Free Family Learning Programmes; MAT2MAT Networking Event; Operating Theatre Live at Harris Academy, Chafford Hundred; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

Includes ​Schools Communication Contact Number; Shaping the Education Hub; Reminder - Essex Teaching Awards 2019 – Nominations Open!; Infolink Accounts – Setting Security Questions; SENCO Conference 2019; School Workforce Census 2018; FFT Aspire Training for School Leaders; Primary Assessment – KS1 and KS2 National Curriculum Tests; Primary Assessment – KS1 and KS2 National Curriculum Test Orders from Special Schools, PRUs and Secure Units; Primary Assessment - Moderation Services for Academies; 2018 Autumn Health and Safety Monitoring (HSIM) now live; HSE Asbestos Visits to Schools; ECC Schools Broadband and DUCL Autumn Update; CYP Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service – Survey; Leading Inclusion Bulletin; Free Access to Charanga’s Musical School; Teacher Subject Specialist Training in MFL (French, Spanish and German) 15 Funded Places; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​

Includes ​Armistice: Bells; EpiPen and EpiPen Junior Shortage; Essex Small Schools Conference – Embracing Change; Pearson Teaching Awards; University of Cambridge PGCE Course – Open Afternoon; Join ELS for an Employment Law Update; Procuring Goods or Services – Protocol for Community Schools; Free Teachers Open Morning at Barleylands Education; EYFS Profile Training 2018-19; Refreshed Thinking for Music Co-ordinators; Winter Residential Programme; Road Safety Week 2018; Run a Beep Beep! Day; Active Essex Education Bulletin; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses; 2019 Secondary School Admissions Reminder​

Includes Schools Forum Self-Nomination Process; Shaping the Hub – Workshop Invite; Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award; Library Ambassadors; Online Version of the Map of the County of Essex; Zurich Invoices; Schools Insurance Renewal – Medical Malpractice; Engaging with Children in School Emergency Plans; No Discrimination in Refusing to Bake Cake with Gay Message; Safeguarding Update; Autumn Term Personal Education Plans (PEPs) for Children in Care; Designated Teacher Training; SACRE Reviews of RE in Primary and Secondary Schools 2018; Bikeability Update; New Essex Outdoors Taster Days; Orchestra Experience – Taster Session; Step into Dance – Recruiting new Schools; Teacher Subject Specialist Training in MFL (French, Spanish and German) – 15 Funded Places; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses​

Includes Notification of Change of Electricity Supplier and Gas Supply Contract; Cyber Security Training – Autumn Term 2018; Save the Date - Primary Small Schools Conference; Save the Date – Introduction to Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs in School​; Shooting Star Entertainments; Emotional Trauma Training from Kids Inspire; What Does Inclusion Mean to You?; Leading Inclusion – Issue 2; Taster Days at Essex Outdoors; Now Booking – Refreshed Thinking for Music Co-ordinators; Using Qualitative Data to Evidence Progress – The Softly, Softly Way; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

Includes Bogus CLEAPSS Invoice Emails; Update on Essex School Meals Support Service Future; Essex School Governance Association Conference; School Crossing Patrol ‘Stop Means Stop’ Campaign; Essex Schools Infolink Survey; School Census – Autumn 2018; Stress in Schools; Third Party and Technical Meeting; Employee Law Briefing; Risk Avert; Could Your School be a Sports Award Winner?; New Essex Young Carers Service Officially Launched; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses ​​

Includes Fisher Family Trust (FFT) 2018 KS2 Data – Out Now; Perspective Lite Improvements 2018; QLA Data Now Available on ASP; School Led Improvement System Peer Review Case Studies; Change of Cover for Teachers – Ofsted Inspections; SFVS 2018/19; Notification of Change of Electricity Supplier and Gas Supply Contract; Epipen Supply Issue; Leading Inclusion – Issue 1; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Autumn 2018; Designated Teacher Training; Autumn Term Personal Education Plans for Children in Care;​ Free CPD for Primary School Teachers Exploring the Arts and Creative Writing; The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Registrations Now Open & October Information Evenings; Two-Day Band Workshop in October Half Term; A Networking & Cultural Educational Event; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

​Includes Essex Inclusion Statement; News from ADCS; Private Fostering for Children not Living with their Parents or Immediate Family Members; School Contacts; Infolink ‘Forgotten Password’ Feature; New Fostering Fees for Essex Foster Carers; Schools Broadband Updates; Mortgages for Teachers; EWMHS Telephone Consultation Helpline – still available; Young Epilepsy Connect Project; Tender Healthy Relationships Project; Music Consultation; Free Access to Charanga’s Musical School; Youth Voice Development Day; Young Essex Assembly Elections 2018; ClassVR – The World’s First Virtual Reality System Designed for Education; Free Family Learning Programmes; ‘Take Control – Empowering Pupils and Supporting Wellbeing’ Conference; Flatford Mill Mystery Night; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

​Includes Essex Teaching Awards 2019 – Nominations Open!; GDPR Information for Schools; Save the Date – Introduction to Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs in School; Service Closure – Independent Support Essex (iSEssex); Asbestos Found in Ceramic Gauzes; New Secondary Admission Round (Year 6 to 7 Transfers); Avoiding the Pitfalls when Dealing with Disciplinary Matters; Organisations may be Liable for the Actions of Contractors; Courses for Teaching Staff in Schools; Home Office Issues Resources to Help Teachers Educate Children about Knife Crime; Safeguarding Update; World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 – Promoting Positive Emotional Wellbeing and Reducing the Risk of Suicide Toolkit; Self-Harm Management Toolkit to Support School Colleagues; Education Access Team; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Autumn 2018; Designated Teacher Training; Autumn Term Personal Education Plans for Children in Care; Road Safety Week 2018; 2018 KS2 Schools Checking Exercise; Sixth Sense and Alps Reminder; Youth Counselling; First Access (Whole Class Instrumental Teaching); Maths Hub Update; Educate and Celebrate; School Trips to Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park; Discounted Winter Environmental Residentials; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses


Includes Welcome Back Letter from Clare Kershaw; The Fire Risks of Cladding on Schools​

Summer Term 2018

Issue 39, 16 July 2018

Includes GCSE and A Level – Collection of Results; Information Sharing Protocol; Reminder – FFT Subscription Renewal; KS1 Data Collection; Multiplication Tables Check – Development Update; Devolved Formula Capital Grant Allocations 2018-19; What to do when an Employment Claim is received; ELS Legal Advice Line – Summer Offer; Resolve a Workplace Dispute – ACAS Early Conciliation Explained; Specialist Teaching and Preschool SEND Survey 2018; Save the Date – Introduction to Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs in School; Tender Healthy Relationships Project; ‘Take Control – Empowering Pupils and Supporting Wellbeing’ Conference; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; NQT Appropriate Body Service; TSA Courses; School Expansion Proposals set to go on show in Alresford

Includes ​ALPS Commissioning for 2018/19; Essex Sixth Sense – Support for Sixth Forms 2018/19; GCSE and A Level – Collection of Results; Essex Schools Infolink Feedback Survey; National Fraud Initiative 2018/19; Schools Health and Safety – Termly update newsletter Summer 2018; Health and Safety Revised Policies; Updates from ELS; Schools Broadband Updates; Autumn Term 2018 – SENCO Update Meetings; School Meals Service – Training dates for the Autumn Term; Boccia Taster Day June 2018; Amazing Me Free Trials; Bikeability; Guitar Workshops; Essex Youth Orchestra Auditions; Choir in a Day; Junior Memory Championship; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; STEM Paid Internship Programme; TSA Courses; Essex Libraries Summer Reading Challenge; New Inclusive Play Area and Changing Places Facility Supports Children and Young People with Disabilities in Walton-on-the-Naze​

 

Includes ​Clare's Editorial

Issue 36, 25 June 2018

Includes ​Primary Assessment Key Stage 1 Headteacher Declaration Form; Primary Assessment Phonics Screening Check Headteachers Declaration Form; Primary Assessment; Reminder – FFT Aspire Subscription Renewal; News from ELS; Schools Broadband – Third Party and & Technical Meeting; Register Governor Vacancies for free with Governors for Schools; Essex Schools Infolink Feedback Survey; New SENCO’s starting in September 2018; Pupils Leadership Conference 2018; Inspire the next Generation with RSPCA’s Compassionate Class; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Service; TSA Courses​

 

Includes FFT KS1 Early Results Service for 2018; Public Duties Scheme (Facilities Fund); Benefits of Using Google within Education; The Multi-Schools Community Fair; ‘Supporting Children with Medical Needs in Schools’ New Training Video; Young Epilepsy Connect Project; September Guarantee Submissions; Essex Youth Jazz Academy Summer School; Family Learning ACL Essex; Remembering Srebrenica – Srebrenica Memorial Week, 8-15 July 2018; Free CPD for Teachers and Advisers at the University of Essex; Year 12 Summer Residential Experience at the University of Essex; Digital Makers Day at the University of Essex; EES for Schools Bulletin; Billericay TSA NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; Benfleet TSA NQT Appropriate Training and Support; STEM Paid Internship Programme; TSA Courses​

Includes Collection of End of Year Statutory Assessment Results; STA Publishes Reception Baseline Assessment – Information Leaflet; Information Sharing Protocol – Reminder; Advice for the World Cup and How to Avoid Staff Getting the Red Card!; Do you know about the Legal Helpline? Cyber Security Training – Autumn Term 2018; African Drumming Workshop & Singing Workshop; Free Arts in the Classroom 2018 – Primary School CPD; Active Essex Education Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Service; TSA Courses

Issue 33, 4 Jun​e 2​018​​​​​​​​
 

​​​​​​Includes Phonics Screening Check; Benefits of Using Google within Education; Schools Broadband – Filtering Upgrade & SSL; Becoming an 'Attachment Aware School' Summer 2018; Designated Teacher Training; Save the Date! Introduction to Supporting Children with Healthcare Needs in School;​ Young Essex Assembly Elections 2018; Puffin World of Stories – A new programme to transform reading provision in schools; Making Sense of Relationships – Lesson Plans from NSPCC; EYFS Assessment Courses; Upcoming Events from the University of Essex; Teachers and Advisers CPD Week; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; STEM Paid Internship Programme; TSA Courses​​

Issue 32, 21 May​ 2​018​​​​​​​
 

​​​​​​Includes Key Stage 1 Data Collection; Primary Assessment – Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests Special Consideration; Primary Assessment – Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests Headteacher’s Declaration Form; Primary Assessment – Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests Notification for Access Arrangements; FFT Aspire Subscription Renewal; Safeguarding Update; C & F Service Map and Key Contacts 2018;  Schools Broadband – Not just an Internet Connection; Could you Foster with Essex County Council?; Essex Association of U3As; Sounds of Essex – Youth Music & Wellbeing, Free Festival and Evening Concert; Celebrate Healthcare Heroes – Bunting Design Competition; Educate and Celebrate; EES for Schools Bulletin; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; STEM Paid Internship Programme; TSA Courses

 

​​​​​​Includes Returns of SFVS for 2018/19; Schools Broadband – GDPR & Cyber Security Training; Primary Assessment – National Curriculum Tests Notification of Start-Time Variations; Primary Assessment – National Curriculum Tests Timetable Variations; Primary Assessment – External Moderation; Governor Update / Directors Conference for Chairs of Governors; Becoming an ‘Attachment Aware School’ Summer 2018; Designated Teacher Training; Attendance Matters Plus Workshops; Shooting Star Entertainments; Schools, Children and Tackling Online Abuse – National Research Under Way; Autism Education Trust (AET) Training – ‘Complex Needs and Participation’; Summer Term 2018 Primary and Secondary SENCO Update Meetings; New Employee Wellbeing page; Two Free CPD Sessions for the Free Music Software Package – O-Generator; MAT2MAT Networking Event- Monday 21 May 2018; Essex All Together Ambassador Inspires others with New Song “Don’t Tell Me”; Shakespeare in the Primary Classroom; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

Issue 30, 8 May​ 2018​​​​​​
 

​​​​​​Includes Activity Survey; Phonics Screening Check Monitoring Visits; Primary Assessment: Key Stage 1 National Curriculum Tests; Primary Assessment: Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Tests; Primary Assessment – Key Stage 2 Monitoring Visits; Data Protection – A Toolkit for Schools; Gas Safety – New Policy; National Award for SEN Co-ordination (Accredited SEN Training for SENCOs); RE Support Materials; Free Conference – A Bright Future for SEND Music; In-School World Music Workshops Offer; Social Stories Workshop; NQT Appropriate Body Training and Support; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses; Lovable Bear Helps Raise Awareness of the Importance of Fostering​

Issue 29, 30 Ap​ril​ 2018​​​​​​

​​​​​​Includes Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) 2018; Reminder - Health and Safety: CLEAPSS Subscriptions 2018/19; Funding for Primary and Special Schools in Areas of Deprivation; Pupil Premium Plus - Children in Care; EHCP Survey for SEN Practitioners and Families; SEND CPD Opportunities in Summer 2018; Invite for All Schools to Join the Multi-Schools Council; Parent SEN Survey Reminder Wave; Essex Music Hub - O-Generator; Positive Education: Mindfulness, Strengths and Schools Mini Conference; MAT2MAT Networking Event; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

 
 

​​​​​​Includes School Admissions Team - Using Egress; Event Management - New and Revised Policy and Guidance; Becoming an 'Attachment Aware School' - Summer 2018; Designated Teacher Training; An Introduction to Smart Thinking - New Webinar; Safeguarding Update; Inclusive Commuinication Essex (ICE) Switch Adapted Toys; Brake's Kids Walk; Run a Beep Beep! Day with Brake, the Road Safety Charity; The Paths Children Take - Royal Opera House Bridge Annual Conference; Ogden Trust Primary Physics CPD; Summer Holiday Working Opportunities; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses

Includes One Education - Protected Free School Meals (FSM) during the Universal Credit Rollout; Essex SEN Survey; Information Sharing Protocol; Health and Safety: CLEAPSS Subscription 2018/19; Schools Broadband - YouTube and SSL; Schools Broadband - Training for Schools with Essex Policy Cyber Crime Unit; Changes to Request for Support / Child Protection Referral Processes via the Children and Families Hub; Essex Healthy Schools Programme - Drug Alert; Safeguarding Update; Summer Reading Challenege 2018 - Volunteer with Essex Libraries; Free Interactive Assemblies on Mental Health; Family Learning ACL Essex; Song Writing and Performance for the Summer Term; Brake 'Supporting Suddenly Bereaved Children and Young People' Seminar; Lively Lives Competition - NHS 70th Birthday; EYFS Assessment Courses; Active Essex Education Bulletin; EES for Schools Bulletin; TSA Courses; City Celebrates Opening of State-of-the-Art Children's Library and Family Hub​