Weekly Newsletter: Issue 239 – Friday 15th November 2019
In the newsletter this week: a message from The Learning Service, Reminder: School Consultations for 2021 Admission Arrangements, Christmas and Southend, Availability of Out of Hours School Facilities, SEN Bulletin, Preparing for Ofsted Governor Session, Pupil Exclusions and Independent Review Panel Training for Headteachers and Governors, Music Mayhem, Hate Crime Resources, Music on Sea Newsletter, Governor Focus, Southend Parents and Professionals in Partnership Events Flyer, events and document deadlines for November & December and the latest news from the Department for Education, Ofsted and the Southend Learning Network.
Interactive HR List
This list in no longer in operation, please log in to the Southend Learning Network view the new HR Resource page for access to documents. The new page can be accessed via:
1. Login in to the SLN
2. Click on 'Resources' tab along the top
3. Choose 'Human Resources Home Page'
4. You will only have access if your school subscribes to the HR service
If you have any difficulties accessing this resource page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01702 215938
Teachers Pay Policy 2019
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Pupil Exclusion and Independent Review Panel Training for Head teachers & Governors
Independent Review Panel (IRP) Training Event for Headteachers and Governors
A full day training session for all Head teachers and Governors (with responsibility for exclusions) will be provided by an external training provider (Edulaw) on Monday 24th February 2020 at 09.30am to 4.15pm. The training session will be held in the Seacole Room, Tickfield Centre, Tickfield Industrial Estate, Tickfield Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6LL.
This training will be divided into five sessions, covering but not limited to:
• What’s new in Exclusions;
• The Exclusion Guidance 2017 and the current law;
• Correct procedures on excluding;
• Vulnerable children, SEN and disabilities and Looked after Children;
• What happens at Governors’ stage – role of Pupil Discipline Committee and Procedure;
• The Independent Review Panel (powers, practice and procedure, etc)
This is an important training session and it is vital that as many headteachers and the Chair of Governors of the school to attend and/or any other school Governors who sit on the school Governors' discipline committee attend the training. This is mandatory training for any person who sits on an IRP.
The training session will start at 10.00am (refreshments available at 9.30am) and will finish at approximately 4.15pm. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
There is a nominal fee of £50 per delegate. Invoices will be sent to the school after the event.
Bookings made via the Southend Learning Network.
Darlinghurst Academy - Consultation 2021
On behalf of Legra Academy Trust, for Darlinghurst Academy, I write to provide you with the details of the proposed Admission Arrangements 2021/22, which will be applied to applications for admission to September 2021 and for the year 2021.
I would be grateful if you could bring this consultation to the attention to the parents/interested parties to assist in soliciting feedback as required by the School Admissions Code 2014.
Responses to the consultation can be made via email addressed for the attention of Miss. Holmes to email@example.com
Pupil Access Manager
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
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