Latest Communications

Week of: 16 September 2019 - 22 September 2019

Maximising your school funding

Finance Seminar Thursday 28 November 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 13:00 With the education funding climate ever changing, it is important that schools are able to obtain other sources of finance to ensure the viability of learning at their setting. This seminar will help delegates find ways to secure external funding through […]

Great teaching masterclass with Tom Sherrington

Tuesday 26 November 2019 – Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter – 09:00 – 13:00 Join us for a morning with Tom Sherrington, the writer of the best selling book ‘The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms’. Tom will speak about evidence-informed teaching and ask the question. ‘What does it look like in practice?’ He will […]

Protect your school’s reputation: Data Protection and Cyber Security

Thursday 12 March 2020 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:30 Not everyone is comfortable in assessing whether a breach needs to be reported and with the risk of a fine, who can blame them? This seminar will include some top tips, take away guides and a personal data breach scenario to work through. […]

Supporting children who have experienced a loss or bereavement

Thursday 10 October 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 12:45 ‘Sorry for your loss’ is a comment we often hear, and sometimes use ourselves, when we are in a situation where someone has experienced a loss or bereavement. Usually well intentioned and mostly kind – we are usually left feeling awkward and wishing […]

Behaviour Conference 2019 with Dr Sue Roffey and Sue Cowley

Thursday 21 November 2019 – Sandy Park, Exeter – 09:00 – 15:45 Being good isn’t just about right and wrong, following the rules or doing what we are told. It is about the whole person, their sense of self, feeling safe, intrinsic motivation, positive relationships and more. This conference will explore the link between wellbeing […]

Schools Audit Bulletin (September 2019)

Summer 2019 Schools Financial value standard 2019/20 Data protection and GDPR Buying procedures Income – online payments DAP Fraud Team

16 September 2019

New to subject primary computing/ICT leader meeting

The primary computing/ICT subject leader meeting will include information, presentations and discussion opportunities on the most current issues in ICT. The session will include a variety of elements such as updates on new developments, presentations on new resources and sharing ideas and experiences. Please bring along a wifi enabled, fully charged laptop that is able […]

16 September 2019

Primary computing/ICT subject leader update meeting

The primary computing/ICT subject leader update meeting will cover the changing role of the coordinator, as well as curriculum developments, news and resource ideas. Updates to the online safety requirements and resources and a look at technology across the curriculum, with a focus on media and video use. Practical session looking at Microsoft MakeCode and […]

16 September 2019

Laser energy contract (gas and electricity)

This is a reminder to schools who have either not responded to, or have advised Laser that alternative arrangements are in place, in relation to the DCC Energy contract extension from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020. If, however, you do wish to continue with the Laser Energy contract there is the opportunity to […]

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