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The aim of the School Improvement Service is to provide schools with a high quality service to support their continued improvement
The aim of the West Berkshire School Improvement Team SLA is to provide schools with a high quality service to support their continued improvement.
We continue to offer a range of opportunities that support the School Improvement Strategy with flexible elements to help schools meet existing and future challenges. This is achieved through a balance of statutory services provided free of
charge and packages of additional services brokered through the School Improvement Service Level Agreement
Co-ordinator. The service operates on a “not for profit” basis.
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January 2019 Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub
11 Jan
Health and Wellbeing in Schools – update January 2019 Happy New Year The new issue of the Hub is now available and has been emailed far and wide. If you would like to receive the Hub direct please email publichealthandwellbeing@westberks.gov.uk Daily Mile in West Berkshire Thank you to all the schools that participated in the Daily Mile survey last October. It was fantastic to read the positive impact of the Daily Mile and how many schools are interested in starting in 2019. The report has also been shared with The Daily Mile Foundation, who were keen to read the survey results. Click here to find out how your school can get involved. Make a sugar swap There is a new Change4Life campaign for families focusing on the amount of sugar children and young people consume. The message for us all is “Make a swap when you shop” The Change4Life website has loads of helpful information and ideas, here is a small example - Get help with swaps and tips Change4Life is here to help your family cut back on sugar, with lots of great tips and ideas, so you can make some simple swaps: · try our top sugar swaps · discover easy ways to make a swap when you next shop · read our top swap tips · see the full list of Change4Life sugar swaps · use our sugar calculator to see how much sugar your kids could be having in a day If you work with primary age children whether in school, voluntary organisations, clubs and societies you may be interested in the West Berkshire wellbeing workshop, available to book here on West Berkshire Education portal. Just search in the training section Understanding the core elements of healthy lifestyles for children – workshop for professionals working with primary age children 26th February, 5th March and 13th March at Shaw House The 2 hour workshop identifies the core elements of healthy lifestyles for children, the tools and resources available and the key messages to support the delivery of healthy lifestyles for primary age children. To find out more email the team wellbeing@westberks.gov.uk
Foundation Years Newsletter - November
26 Nov
Foundation Years Newsletter - November 2018 To read the November 2018 Foundation Years Newsletter please click here: Updates from Government: With winter approaching and our young children being vulnerable to flu, the Chief Medical Officer has written a letter to early years practitioners seeking their help in raising awareness of the childhood flu immunisation programme. Early Outcome Fund Home learning Environment What Works Fund Childcare Business Grant Scheme Early Years Social Mobility Peer Review Updates from the sector: Eat Better, Start Better Special Guardian Support Service National aren't Support Service Tools for monitoring Language Development NDNA Conference and training Portage Workshop: Supporting Children with SEND PACEY: Dispelling Childminding Myths PLA: Healthy Eating support Ready Steady SENNCO Events: Early Education Family Action National Literacy Trust: Talk To Your Baby 2019: From the national agenda to the front line PLA: Be the Best Conference SMaR+ Professional Development: Early Years Mathematics courses and INSET If the link to the newsletter does not work please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://r1.dmtrk.net/3WYE-HKFH-044VZ8VA32/cr.aspx
Finance: WBC Scheme for Financing Schools 2018
20 Nov
Schools Funding: WBC Scheme for Financing Schools 2018