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N-Act Theatre in Schools - Community Showcases
20 Jun
Please see attached flyer for dates of upcoming community showcases of Friend, a hard-hitting play about gangs.
NEW DATES: Director's Briefing 16th Oct 18, 26th Feb 19 & 21st May 19
19 Jun
Please note that future Director's briefings are available to book here on the SLN. The dates were confirmed by the current Chairs of SoPHA, Special Schools and SoSHA. The dates are: Tuesday 16th October 2018 (08.30-13.00) @ The Tickfield Centre Booking ref: DBOCT18Pri/Spe - Primary/Special Schools DBOCT18Sec - Secondary Schools Tuesday 26th February 2019 (08.30-13.00) @ The Tickfield Centre Booking ref: DBFEB19Pri/Spe - Primary/Special Schools DBFEB19Sec - Secondary Schools Tuesday 21st May 2019 (08.30-13.00) @ The Tickfield Centre Booking ref: DBFMAY19Pri/Spe - Primary/Special Schools DBMAY19Sec - Secondary Schools Please book on in the normal way using the booking reference above. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss a particular topic or facilitate a session. Thank you in advance Lindsey
GOV.UK update – Flu vaccination in schools
19 Jun
Between October and December all children of primary school age across Essex will be offered their annual flu vaccination. Children attending any Southend primary school will be offered the vaccine at school and clinics. Additional sessions are held in children centres and health clinics across the borough to enable home schools children or child who miss the vaccine in school the opportunity to receive it. The childhood flu vaccination programme has been consistently shown to reduce hospital admission and GP attendance for school aged children thereby supporting positive health outcomes and school attendance. The success of the programme in Southend is attributable to effective partnership working between schools and the health provider; without the school’s dedication and support for the programme the high immunisation rate achieved wouldn’t be possible. If you require any further information, please contact the EPUT immunisation team on 01702 220181. Please see the attached information for Headteachers and school staff.
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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 : AdvertSchool 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.