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CYPP Data Supplement for 2017 January Census and future pupil number forecasts
20 Feb
Please find attached the CPYY Data Supplement based on the 2017 January Census. It shows the data for Southend Schools as at January 2017 school census, the anticipated pupil numbers for the next five years and overview comments. In line with our policy of saving paper where possible printed copies are not being issued unless specifically requested. No action is required as this is for information only, however all feedback is appreciated.
Member of Youth Parliament Election 2018
14 Feb
As you know, it’s time to elect our 2018 Member of Youth Parliament here in Southend, so let’s meet the candidates… Bayley Soper, SHSB Marco Mann, SHSB Alex Small, WHSB Felix Johnson, WHSG Yasmin Bey, SHSG To recap, it is the first time that we are opening up the vote, as directed in the guidance, to ensure that all young people get a chance to either stand, or to vote for the candidate they feel will represent their voice both locally and on a national platform. In order to do this, we need you! Register your school/college to take part in the vote week commencing 19th February, running to the 23rd of February, by emailing leah-maykeeble@southend.gov.uk by 5pm Monday 19th. We will provide you with e-packs consisting of candidate information, voting sheets for class votes and supporting information to assist you to run the vote and candidate Manifestos will also be available to view online at the Southend Youth Council Website from Monday onwards. The new Member of Youth Parliament announcement will take place on Tuesday 27th February. We thank you for your involvement and support in advance, and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact leah-maykeeble@southend.gov.uk
Now Available - Southend LA Services for Schools Brochure 2018-19
13 Feb
Attached is a copy of the Southend LA Services for Schools Brochure for 2018-19 for Maintained, Academies, MATs, Independents and Schools outside of Southend. As an LA, we are working hard to ensure that we can continue to provide a range of high quality and effective services to all schools including academies and multi academy trusts. We will be happy to work in partnership with any school or group of schools on the journey through academisation, in order to ensure that your services remain excellent, value for money and help you to improve for children and young people. Due to the nature of our services, we need to ensure that the staffing of our services is sufficient for the needs of all schools. It is very helpful if you can complete your purchases (where possible) on here, the Southend Learning Network as soon as possible in order that we can not only plan overall staffing levels for 2018-19 but also finalise the plans for which individual members of a team will be delivering your service. We are asking that in order to maximise the chance of us being able to deliver your requirements from the 1st April 2018, you notify us of your annual purchasing decisions by Thursday 8th March 2018/ If you have a particular reason why this deadline is likely to be unachievable then please contact us on: servicesforschools@southend.gov.uk or 01702 215938 as soon as possible to avoid missing out on service provision. Please note, however, that provision of all services is subject to availability.
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Southend Governance Home Page
Welcome to the Southend Governance Resources Pages! These pages are for Information for Governors/ Trustees/ Directors, Chairs, Clerks and Headteachers.
Jobs in Schools
Welcome to the jobsinschools recruitment pages We are delighted that you are interested in working for a Southend school. In these pages you will find vacancies currently available in Southend schools, information about living and working in Southend and a page dedicated to NQT recruitment. Some schools choose to advertise independently so it is advisable to check the school websites for their current staff vacancies. New jobs are added to this site regularly School Information - if you are a school wishing to advertise a vacancy If you have a school job advert to post, please email the following information to jobsinschools@southend.gov.uk : Advert School Input Form (download here) School Photo (if required) Application Form, Person Specification and Job Description (if required) If you require any further support please contact Jane Elson on 01702 215456.
Early Years Resources
Welcome to the Early Years Resources Page. The Early Years Service is responsible for quality and sufficiency across early years provision, delivered through service level agreements with national 3rd sector organisations Pre-school Learning Alliance (PSLA) and Professional Association for Childcare in the Early Years (PACEY).Commissioning the network of Children’s Centre across the BoroughProviding quality and development support to early years settings and providers including day nurseries, pre-schools, independent and maintained school nurseries, registered childminders and out of school clubs.Working with local providers to ensure sufficiency of early years provisionCoordinating the provision of targeted 2 yr old funding, 15 hours universal 3 & 4 year funding and the additional 15 hours funding for working parents.Workforce planning and development, including the analysis of the supply, demand and skills base of the children’s workforce.Providing continuous professional development opportunities for the early years workforceCoordinating Marvellous minders specialist childminding service for children with complex additional needs
Southend NQT Resources
We are really pleased that you have chosen Southend-on-Sea to embark on your teaching career. We welcome you and encourage you to make the most of your induction period to support and develop the bridge between your initial teacher training and your first year of teaching. As the Appropriate Body for your school, Southend Borough Council are responsible for making sure that your induction is in line with Statutory Guidance and is a successful start to your career as a Teacher. Your registration and termly assessments are all undertaken on the Southend Learning Network (SLN) NQT module. Once you have been registered by your school you will receive e-mails from the SLN when you are required to access your assessment forms. Assessments forms are completed and returned to the Appropriate Body at the end of each term. The NQT Induction Handbook information to support you through the process of induction and it is strongly recommending that you read the paper copy provided by your mentor. An electronic copy can be found in the resources section. We hope that you will find this site to be a useful resource and look forward to working with you over the coming months and years.