Month: August 2021

Funding for Research Projects for Schools in Areas of Deprivation

The Laurel Trust is a grant-giving charity supporting collaborations of schools in areas of deprivation and disadvantage. In the spring and autumn recruitment rounds this year certain areas were targeted from which only a few applications for funding were received. Northumberland is very much one of these areas. The next recruitment round starting in early …

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Accounts Payable reminders for Schools

Signatories These should be reviewed by the school regularly, and new a form submitted with any staff changes. The form is attached here. Please send the completed document to Accountspayable@northumberland.gov.uk When sending invoices for payment via a school order/invoice cert or EO batch we must be able to see the separation of duty for authorisation, …

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Get Involved! Contribute to the new Early Help Strategy for Children and Families in Northumberland

We are currently reviewing the Early Help Strategy for Children and Families in Northumberland, looking at what we have achieved over the last three years, and where our priorities should be moving forward.  You are valued stakeholders in helping us to achieve better outcomes for children and families and your input to this will be …

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Job Opportunities NCC

We are pleased to confirm that adverts are now live for the School Improvement and NIES Manager Posts that were described in a previous briefing on the ecourier in July. The links to the adverts on North East Jobs are here: Senior Manager – Northumberland Inclusive Education Service https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Senior_Manager_Northumberland_Inclusive_Education_Service_Z238/212317https://northumberland.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/senior-manager-northumberland-inclusive-education-service-z238-1404 School Improvement Leader (Disadvantaged and SEND)https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/School_Improvement_Leader/212316https://northumberland.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/school-improvement-leader-1405 …

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Educational Visits Update Aug 2021

Corporate Health and Safety Team  Offsite Educational Visits, Outdoor Learning and Adventurous Activities  Update for Head Teachers, Senior Managers and EVCs  August 2021 Briefing Note  Updates for 2021/2022  The NCC Code of Practice: Offsite Educational Visits, Outdoor Learning and Adventurous Activities has been updated. This sets out how national guidance is to be applied and constitutes employer’s policy …

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Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy has confirmed that its lessons, resources and slides will remain available next academic year, to support schools and colleges with any ongoing requirements to provide remote education. It has also launched new planning pages, with information on using its resources across 35 subjects, from EYFS to Key Stage 4 and for those in specialist settings. 

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