Now Available: Updated Governance Handbook from the Department of Education
Please note that the Department for Education has just released an updated Governance Handbook.
Relevant for all LA maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts, the handbook can be downloaded for free by following this link
The handbook should be read alongside the Competency Framework for Governance and the Clerking Competency Framework, which are both available via the Department for Education website.
Health & Safety Training - forthcoming events
We have released some new health and safety training courses. On the 26th February we are running our course for new/acting Headteachers and Business Managers, 4th March a Fire Safety Management Course and on the 29th March an Accident Reporting and Investigation Course. If you have bought into our health and safety training package there is no additional charge for these courses. Details of the courses are in the health and safety training brochure but if you require further information you can give us a ring on 01629 536525 for further details.
Booking for these training courses is available on the S4S website
April 2019 The Snippet available now
The April newsletter, The Snippet from the RM Integris Training & Support Team includes tips on preparing for Census, Key dates for the Assessment season, a gentle reminder to 'check us out' if you haven't done already - Plus news about a new round of 'Extra Bytes' sessions.
Derbyshire Forest School Day June 17th 2019
Join the Derbyshire Environmental Studies Team for a day of all things Forest School!
This is an annual event aimed at Forest School leaders, assistants and those currently training.
There will be a selection of workshops to choose from to develop new skills, deepen knowledge and discover new activities.
Information and updates will be shared regarding current best practice.
There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss your own practice and plans whilst joining in with demonstrations and 'have a go' activities to feed into your upcoming Forest School programmes.
Date: Monday June 17th
Time: 9.15 AM - 3.00 PM
Venue: Derbyshire Eco Centre (Nr. Wirksworth)
Cost: £50 pp
For more information and to book your place click here
Have you signed up for the Parent Chef Competition?
How are your cooking skills?
We are very excited to launch our latest cooking competition for parents. We hope that it will be a fun learning experience to get parents/carers/grandparents into the kitchen to test their mettle against our school chefs!
We would like you to create a two course meal (main course and dessert) which is suitable for serving in a primary school. This meal will be cooked by you, on site at the University of Derby, Buxton Campus on Thursday 27th June 2019.
Amazing prizes available
The overall winner will receive a cooking kit for their child’s school and a voucher for their own use of £50!
To sign up, click here then scroll down to 'download the entry form'. Completed forms must be returned to Becky Clarke by Friday the 3rd of May!
For further information please see the attached flyer.
If you have any queries about the forms or the competition, please contact Becky 01629 535692 or email email@example.com
Full competition guidelines can be found on myschoollunch.co.uk