Month: March 2020

The Daily Mile

Good Morning We would firstly like to introduce ourselves, my name is Alex Smith and I’m currently working on a project with Northumberland County Council and Northumberland Sport to increase levels of participation in The Daily Mile across Early Years providers and First & Primary schools across Northumberland. My colleague Amy Scott from Northumberland Sport …

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Document Summary Service February’s Top 3 Downloads

To help you make the most of your Document Summary Service subscription here are last month’s highlights, our subscribers’ top three most popular downloads from the February summaries. 1) DSS 19/20 53: Attitudes to Education: the British Social AttitudesSurvey 2018 (DfE) This report from the DfE gives an overview of public attitudes towardschildren’s lives, teachers’ …

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Additional support for schools re COVID 19

Helpful Covid-19 Health Promotion Resources for schools via PSHE Padlet For further information on health promotion for use in schools please use the PSHE Padlet resource accessed via the Northumberland Education Website: https://nlandeducation.padlet.org/gill_finch2/pshe This resource will be emerging over the coming weeks so please bear with us. There is a helpful link included for parents around …

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Coronavirus (COVID19) update – Monday 16th March 2020 – Dean Jackson

It’s important that we all keep up to date and follow the latest government advice around COVID19. As well as sending this information to schools by email, it will also be included on the e-courier and the Northumberland Education website. Find below the latest information, advice and guidance that is available, at the moment, to …

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Grants from the Jerusalem Trust for resources to teach Christianity

The Northumberland SACRE is delighted to draw the attention of all middle, secondary and high schools to the following wonderful opportunity. The Jerusalem Trust’s Small Grants to Schools Scheme supports the teaching about Christianity within RE by providing schools with grants of up to £600 to purchase resources for use in RE lessons. The scheme …

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Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE has opened a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.ukOpening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) Schools should not close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so …

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Coronavirus (COVID19) advice for parents

From Liz Morgan – Director of Public Health at Northumberland County Council: Parents will be aware of national and international concerns about COVID-19, an illness caused by a novel coronavirus.  Children should attend school as normal, unless they are contacted by Public Health England and advised otherwise.  Anybody who is identified as a contact of …

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Coronavirus – Daily advice to all early years providers, schools and further education providers

We will now be emailing you daily to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Department for Education Coronavirus helpline Yesterday, we launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.ukOpening hours: 8am to …

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Take a DEEP DIVE into History and Geography

Seaton Valley Federation are delighted to have acclaimed Harper Collins Author and education expert David Weatherly delivering for us. The day will focus on improving pupil achievement in geography and history through designing and teaching a high-quality curriculum in each which is relevant, engaging and progressively more challenging in terms of outcomes EYFS – Year …

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Northumberland School Readiness Passport Reminder

Passport reminder: if a child attends more than one setting, please make sure you plan for moderation dialogue with the other setting before submitting the passport checker. Passports are attached to each child not each individual setting so it is vital that these assessments are done in partnership to ensure accuracy and that it reflects …

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Speech and Language Therapy team updated referral guidelines

FAO Headteachers and SENCos The NHS Speech and Language Therapy team have recently updated their referral guidelines which you will find attached. There is also a referral guidance document to accompany this and the most up to date referral forms for each locality are also included. The guidelines comprise some general information, useful websites and …

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Ofsted inspection of Northumberland’s children’s social care services

The council has been delighted to announce that Ofsted has awarded a rating of ‘good’ across the board following a recent two week inspection of its children’s social care services. This represents a significant turnaround and a huge improvement in performance since the last inspection in 2016.  The council was commended for adopting a child-focused …

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SEND Link Governor Conference

FAO Headteachers and Governing Bodies The SEND Link Governor Conference on Saturday April 25th 2020 to be held at The Rivergreen Centre, St Mary’s Lane, St Marys Park, Stannington, Morpeth NE61 6BL  is now open for booking. Please complete the form here to request a place. The content will include: The current Northumberland picture; context, recent data, …

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REMINDER: SEN Building Adaptations Survey 2020

Children’s Services have designed a SEN building adaptations survey to establish a database of adaptations to Northumberland schools, which make them accessible. We would appreciate your help by completing the survey, which can be found here to gather important information, which will help identify how inclusive Northumberland schools are.  Please complete the survey even if …

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