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Job Advert - Ed Tech Advisor (INTERNAL)
FAO All SCC Staff (including school staff)
National Police Prevent Newsletter
FAO All Schools
School College Personal Data Advice and Guidance
FAO All Schools
Library Consultation
Time is running out to have your say
New CCTV, Body Worn Video and UAV guidance and policy for schools
New guidance for schools and the use of CCTV, Body Worn Video and drones in schools.  There is an associated CCTV policy.
SSE Customer Newsletter May 2018
FAO All Schools
Asbestos Management Declaration
FAO SCC Maintained Schools
Primary Headteacher Briefings – Summer Term 2018
FAO Headteachers
FACE SW Teacher Conference
For Teachers of all Key Stages
Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions
All of these sessions will focus on children requiring Epipen’s or Midazolam and those who have shunts due to hydrocephalus. A maximum of two of these three subjects will be covered in each session dependent on demand.
SIMS Vendor List May 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
Online Safety
Highlighting online safety with parents of foundation age children
Important E-Mail Security Notification
Important E-Mail Security Notification.

As part of our commitment to keeping your e-mail accounts secure, we continuously monitor for unusual activity and known attack patterns. We have recently noticed a high number of phishing emails affecting our tenant which Microsoft is aware of as this issue is affecting accounts globally. Phishing e-mails are designed to look authentic and legitimate but are in fact orchestrated to steal information, install malicious software and affect as many people as possible.
Elective Home Education Consultation
DfE consulting about Elective Home Education.  Support for responding to process.
Social Media App Bulletin - March
FAO DSLS and Headteachers
MenACWY Vaccine
FAO Headteachers and Year 13 Heads of Year
External Visit Coordinator Training
The next External Visit Coordinator training course is scheduled for Tuesday 8 May, 9.30am at Kilve Court
eLIM Online Safety Newsletter for April
This months Online Safety Newsletter for schools
Income deposited at Post offices
Post office will now only accept full coin bags
Somerset Garden's Trust - Money for School Gardens
MONEY FOR SCHOOL GARDENS!

Somerset Gardens Trust gives grants of money (maximum £350 ) to schools who plan garden activities with their pupils.
SIMS Vendor List April 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
School and Young People - Library Extension
Have your say on future libraries services
ADL Spring 2018 Newsletter with Presentations
FAO Business Managers/Finance Officers/Admin Staff
SSE Website - Purchasing Support Services for Education for 2018/19
Legal Package has now been uploaded.
eLIM March online Safety newsletter
The March edition of the Online Safety Newsletter from the Ed Tech team at eLIM
EYFS Moderation Cluster Meetings - now available to book as of Monday
*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS WHO ARE NOT BEING MODERATED THIS YEAR*
Care First Package
FAO of Schools
2018 Schools Folk Dance Festival Information
Details and booking forms for the Somerset School's Folk Dance Festival 2018
Data Protection and the New GDPR Directive - The Changes for Schools
In May 2018 new regulations will come into force relating to Data Protection. These regulations will have a large effect on the duties that schools have to do to remain inside of the law.
Moderation and Assessment – Statutory Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYSFP) - EXTRA TRAINING DATE
FAO EYFS Tutors
High Needs top up funding values for 2018/19 on the new universal banding system
High Needs band values for 2018/19
SSE Website - Purchasing Support Services for Education for 2018/19
FAO - Business Managers/Finance Officers/Admin Staff
SIMS Vendor List March 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
WRAP Training Letter
FAO Schools
Guidance for Recording Safeguarding and Child Protection concerns
FAO Schools
ALL SCHOOL TRANSPORT WITHDRAWN
Due to the severe and worsening conditions the Council has decided to withdraw ALL school transport today Friday 2nd March. We will review this decision over the coming days and update the necessary communication channels.
URGENT - ADL Meeting 01/03/2018 Cancelled
FAO - Business Managers/Finance Officers/Admin Staff
Feb Online Safety Newletter from eLIM
The latest Online Saftey Newsletter for Educational Seetings has just been published
Weather Alert week beginning 26 February 2018
Information for schools regarding preparedness for cold weather forecast for the week beginning 26 February.
Scarlet Fever Letter - February 2018
FAO All Schools
Legal Services - Deed of Variation
FAO Somerset LA Maintained Schools
School Budget Allocations for 2018-19
Individual School Budget Allocations for 2018-19 (IPOSTID-2-6274)
Roblox: advice for schools to share with parents
FAO of Schools
BA (Hons)Professional Practice Top-up Degree
If you are currently working in a professional area, such as early years, children’s services or elsewhere in the education sector, this course will enable you to enhance your skills and expertise within your chosen area, furthering your professional development.
Recruitment for Somerset Children and Young People's Survey
FAO all Heads and DSL's
SACRE Newsletter on RE and Collective Worship Spring 2018
The spring 2018 is now available
Concerns raised by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service relating to iPad Charging Cabinets
Concerns regarding iPad chargers in educational establishments
SIMS Vendor List February 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available.
Previously published lists will be removed form iPost.
Weather alert 5/6 February
With this week's cold weather forecast, the Met Office has issued a Yellow warning of snow, potentially affecting areas of Somerset.
ADL Agenda - Spring 2018
ADL Agenda - Spring 2018
Library Consultation
Consultation on our library services started this week and will be open for 12 weeks (closing Sunday 22nd April 2018).
Exchequer Fax Number Closing
The Exchequer Fax number is being decommissioned on 28th February 2018
ILM L5 certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
This qualification is ideal for managers with
significant responsibilities for coaching and
mentoring as part of their day-to-day role. It
also develops those learners planning to
move into a development role or start a
career as a coach or mentor.
Future disruption to SLP and other services - weekend of 3rd/4th March
Notice of reconfiguration of servers and work on the internal network in County which will affect SLP and other services
SSE Conference: Change Across the Education Sector
Booking closes on the 8th February for the SSE Conference, don't miss out on your space.
Education Welfare Service Attendance Course
This half-day course is aimed at school staff with responsibility for managing attendance: attendance officers, pastoral leaders and heads of year.
Property Management Core
FAO Business Manager/Finance Officer
Spring ADL Meeting 2018 Dates & Venue
Agenda to follow in the next few weeks.
Statutory Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) Assessment and Moderation: September 2017 to August 2018
Please click the link access the full document.
Primary Headteacher Briefings - Spring Term 2018
Please book your place via the SSE website or click the  below link.
Guidance for Somerset Schools and Colleges in Managing Critical Incidents 2018 to 2019
To access the full guidance document please click the below document.
Somerset Governors 175 Safeguarding Audit
The Somerset Governors 175 Safeguarding Audit has been unlocked and is now ready for completion. We apologise for the glitches that there have been and the impact this may have caused you all and thank you for your patience , We are hopeful Virtual College have been able to rid the bugs that were in the system, They assure us today this has been successful. 
Nationwide pupil online survey - KS2-4
LGfL DigiSafe  and NSPCC are launching a nationwide  pupil online safety survey for Safer Internet Day 2018 (6th February).  
Spelling Detectives
FAO: Teaching Assistants (TA) and SENCO or Class Teacher to attend together, unless SENCO/Class Teacher has already attended. All schools from Somerset can attend this training
Individualised Literacy Intervention Training
FAO: Teaching Assistants and SENCOs
GCSE Computing and the NEA
GCSE Computing and the NEA.  Information for teachers of Computing and SLT in Secondary Schools
EYFS Profile Moderation Training for 2017/18
FAO Finance and Business Manager
EYFS Profile Moderation Training for 2018
FAO EYFS Teacher
SIMS Vendor List January 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
The Governors Safeguarding 175 Audit
We have been informed by the Virtual College that The Governors Safeguarding 175 Audit  will remain currently unavailable until at least January 4th 2018 when it is hoped to go live enabling full access. We apologise for the inconvenience it may have caused
Property Christmas Holiday Advice
Property Christmas Holiday Advice
Farmington Scholarships 2018/2019
Applications for the 2018/19 Farmington Scholarships are now open. These are Scholarships available to teachers of Religious Education and associated subjects in UK secondary, primary, and special needs schools. Head teachers who wish to undertake research into either religious education or values education are also eligible to apply.
Somerset SACRE Barbara Agutter Award 2018
Details of the SACRE Barbara Agutter Award 2018
Trauma Training
All sessions will take place at Long Sutton Golf Club, Long Sutton TA10 9JU
Each strand has a session on these dates: 23rd January 2018, 12th March 2018, 16th April 2018.
Social Media Concern
Information about a recent Social Network incident and the sharing of a distributed Child abuse video
Potential product defect with Buccolam (buccal midazolam) prefilled plastic syringes
The potential product defect information and link to more information.
*REMINDER* SSE Conference - BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW!
Support Services for Education are pleased to invite school leaders to their inaugural conference - Change across the Education Sector - on Friday 23 February 2018. The all-day event is FREE to attend and will include a complimentary lunch and refreshments.
FFT Course - Getting the most out of FFT Aspire and the new RAISE replacement ASP
A 2 hour presentation by FFT about FFT Aspire and the new RAISE ASP replacement by consultants from FFT
SIMS Vendor List November 2017
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
Annual Governors Safeguarding Audit
Links on how to view last years governors annual safeguarding audit and a blank template for this years audit.
eLIM December online Newsletter
Decembers copy of eLIM Online Newsletter
Governors safeguarding audit 175 update
Governors safeguarding audit 175 update from virtual college
SSE Conference - BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW!
Support Services for Education are pleased to invite school leaders to their inaugural conference - Change across the Education Sector - on Friday 23 February 2018.

The all-day event is FREE to attend and will include a complimentary lunch and refreshments.
SAVE THE DATE! Support Services for Education Conference
Support Services for Education are pleased to invite school decision makers to their inaugural conference: Change Across The Education Sector.
Ethnic Minority Achievement and Traveller Education Service Professional Development Day
A day to develop your professional practice relating to EAL and Traveller pupils. We will look at current issues affecting these groups and through a range of interactive workshops will offer strategies and ideas to use and develop back in your educational setting. There will also be an opportunity to browse and purchase a variety of resources in the Marketplace.
My Staff Shop
My Staff Shop benefits and offers to SCC School Staff
Letter to headteachers - Public Health - Winter Readiness Pack for schools
Letter to headteachers containing a NHS winter readiness pack for managing seasonal illnesses and infections during the winter period.
Change to Contact Details in the Event of a Request for Educational Psychology Support following a Critical Incident
Change to Contact Details in the Event of a Request for Educational Psychology Support following a Critical Incident
Skanska Service Offering
Please find enclosed Skanska Service Offering detail.
Email alerts from the SSE website
Headteachers may be receiving a number of email alerts from the new SSE website. These alerts are automatically produced when the school purchases training/services via the website...