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Final ConsultationNew
Thank you to all colleagues for all of the responses in the Early Years Community consultation.
SIMS Vendor List August 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
School Budget Update Form 1 2018.19
School Budget Update Form 1 2018.19
Designated Safeguarding Lead Briefings 2018-2019
From September 2018 we will be holding all our briefings centrally 3.00pm – 5.15pm at the following venues and dates;
Primary Headteacher Briefings – Autumn Term 2018
Primary Headteacher Briefings – Autumn Term 2018
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2018
Model safeguarding and child protection policy 2018
Education Financial Helpline Closure
EFS Helpline closure
Energy advice for schools over the summer holiday periodEnergy bills advice for the summer holidays
Before you leave for the holidays, please take note of the following simple tips, which could save your organisation money.
Contact syncing in G Suite
Use of G Suitre and lnks to contacts onmobile phones and tablets
July 2018 - Online Safety Newsletter for schools
The latest version of the Online Safety newsletter from eLIM
SIMS Key Stage Data Analysis
SIMS Key Stage Data Analysis reports now available
Somerset Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) Education Guidance
Guidance for educational settings where a single agency response is required
Unallocated Payments
Unallocated payments with Cashiers
SIMS Vendor List July 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
SEND Conference – Developing Resilience and Wellbeing’ - 25th September 2018
SEND Conference – Developing Resilience and Wellbeing
Date: 25th September 2018
Venue: Webbington Hotel, Loxton
School 'educ' email accounts - preparing for the new year
Information about updating email accounts rready fo the new academic year
Important E-Mail Notification
Spam E-Mail’s affecting Somerset School Accounts
NEW COURSE! Supporting Deaf Children and Young People 0-25 in the Learning Environment
The Hearing Support Team are pleased to announce that they will be running a new 2 day course “Supporting Deaf Children and Young People 0-25 in the Learning Environment” which has been designed to enable participants to facilitate inclusion and access to all aspects of the learning environment for deaf children and young people by managing their technology, their learning environment and the impact of deafness. 
SSE Website - Privacy Policy and Contact Preferences Update
Support Services for Education (SSE) take the security and privacy of customer information seriously, and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. SSE is committed to building good, long term relationships with its customers, and a clear statement of how we use information you provide to us is a part of building that relationship.
There's a heatwave on the way
Met Office is predicting a rise in temperatures next week. Make sure you are prepared for the hot weather and measures to ckepp you cool, hydrated and protected from the sun.
2018/19 programme for Moving and Handling training
The PIMS Team are pleased to announce their 2018/19 programme for Moving and Handling training.  Please see the attached flyer for further information. 
Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training
This course equips you with essential practical skills and knowledge to deal with first aid accidents and emergencies for children in your care. This course meets the requirements of the EYFS.
Paediatric First Aid Training
This course equips you with essential skills and knowledge to deal with first aid accidents and emergencies for children in your care. This course meets the requirements of the EYFS.
Paediatric First Aid Training – Blended Approach
This course equips you with essential skills and knowledge to deal with first aid accidents and emergencies for children in your care. This course meets the requirements of the EYFS. The course is delivered in 2 parts: Part 1 is 6 hours of theoretical study and is undertaken online at a time to suit you and Part 2 is a one day face to face course.
Understanding Dyslexia in the Secondary Classroom (Pilot Course)
As a result of our highly successful one day course ‘Understanding Dyslexia in the Primary Classroom’ this new course has been specially developed for the Secondary
Advice on visitor or pupil signing in books in educational settings
Information about visitor books used in educational settings
You are invited to attend the Somerset Google Certified Educator Bootcamp by AppsEvents
If you have been using G Suite tools and want to move your use to the next level and become certified too then check out our Google Certified Educator Level 1 Bootcamp course. It is educational, engaging, and most of all helps attendees not to be scared of the Google Educator tests. The bootcamp will show you how to prepare and take the exams to ensure your success.
ELSA Conference 2018
FAO All Schools
SIMS Vendor List June 2018
The new Vendor list for schools is now available. Previously published lists will be removed from iPost.
Young Carers in Somerset Schools Event
FAO All Schools
eLIM May Online Safety Newsletter
This month copy of the Online Safety Newsletter for schools
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
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
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.
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.
My Staff Shop
My Staff Shop benefits and offers to SCC School Staff
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.