Welcome to West Berkshire Education

Circular icon

Featured Service

Image representing the service provider: Educational Psychology (16-12-2014_0857)
Educational Psychology Service
We specialise in promoting learning, development, emotional well-being and positive outcomes for children, young people and their families
Our work includes the following:

  • Consultation with teachers, parents/carers and other adults who work with children or young people.
  • Psychological assessments, advice and interventions.
  • Inter...

Latest News

Re-Opening Risk Assessment and Guidance
22 May
The Early Years Service Team have created an example Early Years Risk Assessment and Guidance document which can be used by Early Year Providers to support their preparations for re-opening from 1st June. Please remember to adapt the risk assessment to reflect your setting.
Early Years Guidance - Preparing to re-open on 1st June 2020
15 May
Please find in the downloads section a copy of the guidance that the Early Years Team has created to support all early year providers and school in re-opening on 1st June. Whilst we are still waiting for more definitive answers on some aspects from the Government we hope that the document we have compiled will help you begin to navigate some of the issues that you will need to consider and plan for now and over the next few weeks. It will be updated as we are provided with more information. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Early Years’ Service: earlyyearsservice@westberks.gov.uk Question A1: includes Government clarification for childminders about when they can open and who they can look after from13th May and then 1st June. (Updated 18th May) Document updated following Government guidance published on 24th May (Updated 27th May)
#5ways5daysNHS challenge
11 May
Wellbeing activities for primary and secondary schools - suitable for home learning and for in school learning The Challenge During May we are inviting children and young people and their families to take part in our online #5ways5daysNHS challenge to promote the Five Ways to Wellbeing. To get you started we have put together a primary school guide and secondary school guide with lots of suggestions for fun activities linked to each of the Five Ways. https://www.berkshirewestccg.nhs.uk/patient-information/coping-guides-for-children-and-young-people/5ways-5days-nhs-challenge/ How to take part We would love to see what you’re doing, so get involved and be creative – even small actions can make a big difference to your mental wellbeing and help others to do the same! Join in by: Setting yourself the challenge of doing an activity from a different one of the Five Ways every day for five days and sharing as much as you want of what you’re doing on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook by tagging #5ways5daysNHS Nominate five friends to take up the challenge for a week! Once you’ve got the ball rolling by taking part in our challenge, see if you can build all the Five Ways into your daily life. You’ll quickly learn which activities work best for you by lifting your mood and giving your mental wellbeing a boost. Don’t forget to tag #5ways5daysNHS on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and nominate and challenge your friends. The challenge ends on 31 May 2020.