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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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Safeguarding children and protecting professionals in early years settings: online safety considerations
05 Feb
The Government has recently published the following guidance (4 Feb. 2019): Guidance to help those who work in early years settings consider their practice and to take steps to safeguard both children and adults online. It provides information for both practitioners and managers to reflect on when taking into account online safety. You can read the guidance online or download the attachments available on this page. Please copy and paste this text into your browser if the about link does not work: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-children-and-protecting-professionals-in-early-years-settings-online-safety-considerations
Cognition and Learning Team Service Offer 2019 - 2020
23 Jan
Cognition and Learning Team Service Offer 2019 - 2020
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