Thank you for all your returns last week, which is enabling us to gather information for the vulnerable youngsters for whom Northumberland is responsible. As per the DfE guidance of... read more →
You should, by now, have received a letter from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, about supporting the attendance of vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus crisis.... read more →
During partial or full closure, educational settings continue to be responsible for a range of health and safety measures and statutory compliance - see here for details. In addition, see... read more →
The National Governance Association (NGA) has produced a free safeguarding information sheet for governing boards covering safeguarding guidance during COVID19, revising the child protection policy to reflect new arrangements and... read more →
Do remember that all DfE/LA guidance regarding COVID-19 is available on the Coronavirus Update page of the Northumberland Education website.
The DfE have issued a press release stating: ‘Thousands of schools to receive technical support to start using Google and Microsoft’s education platforms. See here for details.