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Update from GOV.UK – Awarding qualifications in summer 2020
03 Jul
Update from GOV.UK – Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 Please follow link Page summary Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020. Change made Summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS and A level, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths: Guidance for teachers, students, parents and carers document updated to reflect autumn 2020 consultation decision outcomes and 2021 exam series consultation proposals. Time updated 4:48pm, 2 July 2020
Education Settings (Schools, Early Years and Colleges) Protocols for Symptomatic and Positive Covid 19 pupils and staff
03 Jul
Please see attached, the most recent notification protocol document for Education Settings (Schools, Early Years and Colleges).
Schools HR FAQ's - updated 3 July 2020
03 Jul
Please see the attached latest Schools HR FAQ's. FAQ Updates as follows: Pg 2 – Wellbeing – financial support information Pg7 – Schools using temporary Staff Pg 14- Safer recruitment, from the start of the Autumn Term, checks will revert to been carried out in person
School Child Isolation guides for parents and carers
03 Jul
The School Child Isolation Guide for Parents and Carers is intended for distribution to parents and carers via schools. The guide highlights five potential scenarios which a parent or carer may come across with their child, coronavirus and school attendance and provides simple guidance on the steps to take. There is also a flowchart which presents a summary of the five scenarios which should help parents and carers determine quickly what they should do if one of the five scenarios presents itself. If parents and carers are still unsure about what to do they can visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or contact their school. Please see the attached documents.
Update from Outreach Service
03 Jul
Please see the attached Outreach Service update letter - July 2020
The updated Children and Young People Plan
03 Jul
The updated Children and Young People Plan, which was produced by the Children and Young People Partnership, will be discussed by the members of Kirklees Cabinet on Monday July 13th. You can read about the plan, and follow a link to the Cabinet report, by clicking on an article that was published today. https://kirkleestogether.co.uk/2020/07/03/helping-our-children-and-young-people-to-fulfil-their-potential/
Free Flu Vaccinations for Maintained School Staff 2020
03 Jul
Please see the attached information regarding Free flu vaccinations for Maintained School Staff.
Important message from Ronnie Hartley
02 Jul
Please see attached message from Ronnie, which includes updates from DfE on supporting transition back to schools for vulnerable learners, report on exclusions risks and guidance on full opening of Special schools.
DfE disadvantaged children - Phase 2 comms for schools with updated delivery date for devices
02 Jul
Please see the attached documents Supporting information for schools regarding DfE devices for disadvantaged children and Staying Safe Online.
Update from GOV.UK – What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
02 Jul
Update from GOV.UK – What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Please follow link Page summary Information for parents and carers about the opening of early years providers, schools and colleges, safety in schools, attendance, transport, school meals and exams. Change made Added guidance for parents and carers about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term. Time updated 11:03am, 2 July 2020
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Training & Events

07
07 Jul
EYFS Teacher Network
An online course for EYFS teachers and practitioners working in schools. This course will include some key national updates as well as ideas to support teaching and learning back in school.
09
09 Jul
Strategic Leaders of Learning
A network pack with discussion points will be made available for reading in advance of the meeting. A range of inputs will be provided that reflect both national and local priorities, as highlighted above. High priority will be given to allow sharing of good practice in a supportive virtual environment, an opportunity to reflect and ask questions or raise concerns will also be scheduled into the meeting. Kirklees Learning Partner: Data and Assessment Directorate for Children & Adults, Learning & Skills Kirkgate Buildings| Byram Street | Huddersfield |HD1 1BY Tel: 01484 221000 Mobile Number: 07815 821498 Email: emma.brayford@kirklees.gov.uk
15
15 Sep
Money Manager - Introduction to School Finances
Delegates will be provided with an understanding on how to setup and use Money Manager to record income and expenditure in a school setting. The coding structure will be explained and how this relates to both the Local Authority SAP system and the Governments Consistent Financial Reporting Structure for Schools. This is a practical course where the delegate will learn how to enter bank and petty cash payments and receipts, learn how to reconcile to the Bank Statement and create memorised reports that are used to complete the LA SEA return at month end. During the course central payments made by the authority (SAP) will be discussed together with Budget Monitoring Reports. There is a separate follow on ½ day course (Balancing to SAP) to show how to reconcile to SAP in order to produce Budget Monitoring Reports.
22
22 Sep
Integris Getting Started
Delegates will get an opportunity to:- • Add and edit student records • Explore student search and queries • Use Speed Edit to amend multiple student records • Create CTF files for leavers • Import CTF files for new starters • Generate standard reports • Record attendance data
29
29 Sep
Portage Workshop (For Early Years Practitioners in Mainstream School Setting) - 2 1/2 Days
The Workshop has been developed, moderated and is accredited by the National Portage Association (NPA). It consists of 7 core modules all of which need to be attended in order to receive NPA certification. It is expected that anyone offered a place on the course will attend for all of the modules. Core Modules: The Portage Model and it’s relevance to Early Years Settings Helping Children Learn – Using clear language Helping Children Learn – Planning for Success Helping Children Learn – A small steps approach Examples of Planning, Recording & Sharing Supporting the development of play Positive approaches to children’s behaviour
30
30 Sep
Portage Workshop (For Early Years Practitioners in Mainstream School Setting) - 2 1/2 Days
The Workshop has been developed, moderated and is accredited by the National Portage Association (NPA). It consists of 7 core modules all of which need to be attended in order to receive NPA certification. It is expected that anyone offered a place on the course will attend for all of the modules. Core Modules: The Portage Model and it’s relevance to Early Years Settings Helping Children Learn – Using clear language Helping Children Learn – Planning for Success Helping Children Learn – A small steps approach Examples of Planning, Recording & Sharing Supporting the development of play Positive approaches to children’s behaviour
06
06 Oct
Money Manager School Fund
The course includes: • Suggestions on a coding structure for your school fund datafile • Help with recording income and expenditure against each fund accurately • How to reconcile to the bank statement and produce memorised reports • Advice on Audit requirements
08
08 Oct
Integris Creating Core Reports
This course includes: • Exploring the student search facilities for reporting purposes • Generating standard Administration Reports • Saving your favourite reporting options to create Custom Reports • How to manipulate standard reports applying sorts and filters, and exporting data within reports to Microsoft Word and Excel • Managing and creating your own reports using Ad-hoc Reporting - Simple • An overview of Key Stage Reports
13
13 Oct
Money Manager - Balancing to SAP
• The SAP coding structure will be explained and how this relates to Money Manager and the Governments Consistent Financial Reporting Structure for Schools. • Delegates will be provided with an understanding of how to setup up, produce, understand and extract data from the SAP Business Intelligent reports: FI006, FI095 and IP004. • This is a practical course where the delegates will login to their own SAP system – extract central entries and record them in Money Manager and thus be able to produce summary and detail budget monitoring reports for Head Teachers, Governing Body and individual Budget Holders in school. • The course is designed for Bursars/ Finance Officers in school who are familiar with Money Manager and the SEA return process and have access to a SAP login..
14
14 Oct
Integris School Workforce Census Workshop
The workshop includes: • Updates from the LA School Workforce Census Team • Hands on approach to work on your own school’s data • Advice on which staff to include in the return and those that should be omitted • Help and advice for completing and returning staff data, including recording staff qualifications • Guidance for Academies returning staff contract information and staff absences.