School staff zone newsletters

Spring term 2020

1 April 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • National Voucher Scheme for Free School Meals
  • Youth Focused Communication on COVID-19; produced by the H&F Youth Council
  • Free Audible Stories coversheet
  • Open Letter from Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP – Secretary of State coversheet
  • Coronavirus: safeguarding in schools – Govt. guidance coversheet
  • Coronavirus: Central West BCU Local Update 15

30 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • Update from the SEND Service for parents and carers on arrangements in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hammersmith & Fulham.
  • COVID-19 - Car Parking for Key Workers in Hammersmith & Fulham
  • GOV.UK updated guidance for schools about temporarily closing
  • GOV.UK updated guidance on safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers

25 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • Staying safe in schools - guidance for teachers and students
  • Governing in challenging circumstances business continuity and holding virtual meetings)
  • Important Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank Notice
  • Open letter to SEND Sector
  • Workplace First Aid Online Training Course

23 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • Daily email message from DfE 22 March 2020
  • School Health Teams referral form
  • H&F Foodbank update
  • Postponement of 2020 UK Youth Parliament and Youth Mayor Elections

20 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • Letter from Cllr Larry Culhane
  • Letter from minister of education to education sector
  • A message from BCU Commander, Chief Superintendent Helen Harper from the Metropolitan Police and local update
  • DfE information regarding the cancellation of 2019-20 national assessments
  • Free School Meals pupils – letter from H&F to Head Teachers
  • Council Contracted School Meals – Interserve and Caterlink
  • Postponement of the 2020 UK Youth Parliament and Youth Mayor Elections

18 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • Council Leader's letter to Headteachers
  • DfE guidance on recording pupil absence (Covid19)
  • NQT update
  • Update on The Invention Rooms and our community engagement activities

17 March 2020 all schools newsletter COVID-19 update

  • New social distancing measures
  • Guidance for people who have to self isolate
  • Ofsted inspection activity

16 March 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Covid-19 Virus advice

9 March 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Spring NQT update 4
  • Ramadam guidance for fasting
  • DfE music education call for evidence
  • Social inclusion and loneliness initiative
  • GLA teacher training recruitment fair at City Hall
  • GLA opportunities for schools 2020
  • Interactive workshops available for KS2 and KS3
  • New Reception Baseline Assessment for September 2020

2 March 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Admission Arrangements 2021-2022 Cardinal Vaughan School
  • Leading Reading Conference (plus flyer)
  • Access to HE Degree Apprenticeship (plus flyer)
  • The RENA Initiative (plus flyer)
  • Coronavirus LBHF Update (plus flyer)
  • Promotion - World Book Day, Ruby's Worry

24 February 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Covid-19 Virus advice
  • Lena Gardens equipment available
  • New music hub SLA 2020-21
  • Agenda for SBM/SAO Network meeting 17/03/20
  • Local English Hub
  • Dynamically different classrooms
  • Hammersmith & Fulham Achievement Awards - nominations are now live!
  • Promotion - Trees of Hope

13 February 2020 all schools newsletter special - Coronavirus 

10 February 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Reducing Parental conflict & Building Relationships for Stronger Families
  • Coronavirus – information and guidance for H&F staff
  • Optimise your use of the Apprenticeship Levy: FREE half-day workshop on 6 March 2020
  • Statement from Fulham Cross Academy Trust: Permission to change gender intake
  • Minutes from SBM / SAO Network Meeting 28.01.20

3 February 2020 all schools newsletter

  • NQT Induction Spring Term Update 2
  • National Theatre Collection now available free for state schools across the UK in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Free Period Products Available for Schools
  • Jack Tizard School Moving On Transition Fair

27 January 2020 all schools newsletter

  • Health & Safety Newsletter-Spring 2020
  • Spring term 2020 schools contact list published
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
  • AAT (Asbestos Awareness Training)
  • Emerging Leadership for SEND
  • Key Stage 1 writing. Standardisation – agreement trialling 31 March 2020
  • Childnet Film Competition 2020
  • Key Stage 2 writing. Standardisation – agreement trialling 1 April 2020
  • NQT Induction Spring Term Update 2

20 January 2020 all schools newsletter

  • School Health Team H&F Directory 2020
  • LA EYFS profile moderation guidance 2020
  • Guidance on Promoting and Managing Continence
  • Personal Development CPD
  • Mental Health CPD
  • Primary MFL Good Practice Network
  • Youth Council Open Session and Recruitment

13 January 2020 all schools newsletter

  • January 2020 Pupil Census
  • Live webcast with Holocaust survivor Susan Pollack MBE
  • Asbestos awareness training
  • H&F Civic Honours nominations
  • Reducing parental conflict and building relationships for stronger families
  • Spring term 2020 schools contact list publlished
  • SAO / SBM meeting 28 Jan 2020
  • Fulham FC Foundation Sports Coaching in Schools
  • STEM Sixth Form Visit
  • Young Master Chef of the Year
  • Kensington & Chelsea College open days 

Autumn term 2019

16 December 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Thomas’s Academy Admission Arrangements Consultation
  • Support for Schools from your Music Hub
  • Into Leadership: From effective teacher to excellent leader

9 December 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Schools Forum invitation for heads
  • SBM/SAO Network 27 Nov meeting minutes 
  • Career Leaders Network

2 December 2019 all schools newsletter

  • H&F Foodbank - Christmas Opening Hours
  • Severe Winter Weather Planning
  • Child Employment Awareness
  • Amazing STEM opportunity for 14-18 year olds
  • Kensington and Chelsea College wants to visit you!
  • Physical Activity Audit
  • Mudlarks II 2020 – Climb Aboard!

25 November 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Term dates consultation
  • Eco & climate change project
  • Apple regional training centre
  • NQT Autumn Update 4
  • Lifesaving and networking – The Hero Project Breakfast (Anthony Nolan Org)

18 November 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Deaf Awareness and BSL Workshop
  • NQTS End of Term Event
  • DfE Newsletter
  • Nursery Funding Spring 2020
  • West London Supported Internship Fair
  • Speech Language Communications Needs Special Schools Workshop date
  • School Travel Project
  • H&F Music Hub – Infant Voice Singing Festival

11 November 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Purdah guidance for schools
  • Schools Finance Update - Schools Budget 2020/2021 Workshops
  • Schools Finance Update - Teachers Pay and Pension Grants
  • Class visits to your local library
  • UK Road Safety Week 2019

4 November 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Autumn NQT Induction update 3
  • November 2019 School Workforce Census
  • Upcoming Opportunities Taking Place in the Local Area
  • Children’s Parliament on the Environment 2020
  • Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF) Roadshows
  • Schools Budget Workshops – Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th November
  • Young Writers Group at The Bush Theatre

28 October 2019 All schools newsletter

  • 1 Health & Safety alert
  • 2 A call for commissioners
  • 3 School Workforce census
  • 4 Early Years Speech and Language Therapy (including the following attachments
  • 5 Classroom Furniture for Sale
  • 6 Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School: Proposed Admissions Arrangements 2021/22
  • 7 Meeting Equality Duties
  • 8 Initiatives to improve school attendance – plus 15 page brochure
  • 9 Admission Arrangements Consultations 2021-22
  • 10 County lines and child criminal exploitation
  • 11 Family Support – Staff Winter Concert
  • 12 Secondment opportunity (update)
  • 13 School Health Questionnaire#14 Primary Fair access – Managed Moves / LBHF Primary Fair Access Protocol

14 October 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Employment Law Conference for Schools 
  • Take Over Challenge - Applications and presentation at assemblies
  • Free Half Term Family Spooky Science
  • Secondment opportunities
  • Mastery Focused Issue: Lesson Design (Year 1 and Year 2 focus)
  • Subject Knowledge for the Teaching of Mathematics (SKTM) –  EYFS Practitioners
  • Subject Knowledge for the Teaching of Mathematics (SKTM) –  Teaching Assistants
  • Healthy Early Years London – Free support for settings in LBHF
  • EAL Good Practice Bulletin 4: using technology with EAL pupils
  • Schools Budget Workshops – Placeholder for Week Commencing 4th November
  • ‘Unscripted and Unstoppable’ Presentation and inspirational talks from our Youth Council and WILDE to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child.
  • William Morris Sixth Form invites you to our Open Evenings on Wednesday 16th October 4 – 7 PM & Wednesday 13th November 4 – 7 PM

7 October 2019 All schools newsletter 

  • H&F Teaching Commission – Call for commissioners
  • Autumn term 19 SEN Top-up funding schedules
  • Successful inclusion of deaf children in your setting
  • Amazing careers event happening on Tuesday 8 October in White City
  • Art and MFL Primary Network Meetings
  • Applications for the Maker Challenge now open!

30 September 2019 All schools newsletter

  • October 2019 Pupil Census
  • Consultation on Admission Arrangement for 2021-22
  • Headteacher Representation Boards
  • Health & Safety Fire Prevention
  • Primary MFL Good Practice Network
  • Primary Headteachers Curriculum Conference “save the date” 7 February 2020
  • Take Over Challenge- ‘With Me 4 Me’

23 September 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Guidance for schools on leaving the EU
  • Joint Targeted Area Inspection – presentation for partners
  • Governance Update Academic Year 2019/20
  • St Marylebone Teaching School Alliance Recruiting for NPQSL and NPSML courses
  • Numberleague 2019 – the physically active interschool maths league
  • Countdown to T Levels National Conference

16 September 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Asbestos Management in Schools                              
  • Updated Headteacher meeting schedule 2019 to 2020
  • Support for Schools from your Music Hub
  • School Admissions               
  • LGBTQ Training for Staff, Governors and Pastoral staff in Education                   
  • KS1 and KS2 Writing Moderator - applications invited for 2020
  • Primary Religious Education Newsletter Autumn 2019
  • H&F Sexual Health & Wellbeing Survey to young people in the borough

9 September 2019 All schools newsletter

  • A broad and rich curriculum in all schools, for all pupils
  • Attendance Support Update
  • Headteacher meeting schedule 2019 to 2020
  • Updating your SEND information on your school website
  • H&F Council and Young H&F Foundation join to provide funding for young people’s projects
  • 2-3 Degrees - Personal Development for your student
  • The Make Your Mark Annual Ballot- please help our Youth Council get the views of your students
  • NPQ Middle Leadership - Leading a Team: UCL/IOE in partnership with WLTSA
  • NPQ Senior Leadership - Leading across a school: UCL in partnership with WLTSA
  • LBHF Autumn Term 2019 NQT Update 2
  • UPDATED schools contact list 

2 September 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Fraud Team Communications - all schools
  • Khulisa - all schools
  • NQT update September 2019 - all schools with NQTs 
  • New to year 6 - primary schools
  • Applications for the Maker Challenge now open - secondary schools
  • GCSE Science and Religion Conference - secondary schools

Summer term 2019

22 July 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Peer Review – Complimentary Offer
  • Royal Albert Hall - 150th Anniversary Project

15 July 2019 All schools newsletter

  • Khulisa
  • Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Arrangements coversheet
  • Welcome to WorkZone your new H&F Council Education Business Partner
  • H&F Peer Review 2019-20
  • Arts & Crafts Hammersmith is looking for Learning Volunteers
  • A broad and rich curriculum in all schools, for all pupils
  • Information sharing in respect of children involved in offending
  • New to year 6

8 July 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Managed Moves – good practice guidance
  • Show Racism the Red Card workshops
  • A broad and rich curriculum in all schools, for all pupils - a conference for headteachers and senior leaders
  • Royal Opera House: Create and Dance teacher training
  • Tri-borough: Future Sounds 2019-20

1 July 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Headteacher Conference 9 July 2019 | Resilience for the future - focus on wellbeing in schools
  • School switch
  • Tri-borough Music Hub SEND provision
  • Summer Reading Challenge Volunteers Needed
  • Summer Reading Challenge Space Chase Come and Join Us!
  • Invitation: Numberleague Demo Session (virtual)

24 June 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Call for Evidence Workshop Agenda
  • Careers Leaders’ Network Meeting 10 July 2019
  • SBM / SAO Network Meeting Agenda 3 July 2019
  • Teaching for Mastery Programme – London Central and West Maths Hub
  • “THINK” An exciting and interactive workshop for KS2 that develops young peoples’ critical thinking skills!
  • Secondary School application process

17 June 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Summer Term 2019 – NQT Update 3
  • Appropriate Body Service for NQT Induction
  • Healthy Schools Partnership Summer Event 2019
  • Call for Evidence on High Needs Block
  • Transition Choice and Advice Sessions for Years 5 and 6 parents and pupils
  • FFT – Secondary Training (Tri Borough)

10 June 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Changes to Westminster Schools Library Service
  • Healthy Schools Partnership Summer Event 2019
  • Religious Education Syllabus
  • SBM / SAO Network Meeting Minutes
  • Operation Encompass Launch

3 June 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Green for Grenfell
  • Maths Hub
  • New H&F Schools recruitment website
  • Christmas Singing Festival
  • Behaviour conference
  • Active Lives Survey
  • LSCB workshops June and July 2019
  • Young photographers showcase

20 May 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Summer assessments
  • TfL STARS Active Travel Poster Competition
  • Summer reading challenge volunteers needed
  • Course:  Mindfulness for Wellbeing at Lilla Huset
  • Course:  Free school knife prevention project delivered by Parks Police and Urbanwise London
  • Course:  Growing Resilient Leaders – Away day for LBHF Headteachers
  • Course:  A New Direction CPD Planning Session - 20 June 2019
  • NQT CPD Training Programme 2019-20: EYFS, KS1 and KS2

13 May 2019 all schools newsletter

  • May 2019 Pupil Census
  • Raising Standards of Behaviour in Schools
  • Primary Knowledge Curriculum

7 May 2019 all schools newsletter

  • May 2019 Pupil Census
  • Bid for Mental Health Support Teams in Schools 2019/20 
  • School D-Day Art Competition to commemorate D-Day
  • Deputy and Assistant Headteacher Personal Development Programme 23 May and 3 July 2019
  • RE Good Practice Network – Summer Term 2019
  • School Plogging Clubs
  • Summer Term 2019 NQT Induction Update Number 1
  • SBM / SAO Network Meeting Agenda + Minutes
  • Summer term 2019 SEN Top-up funding schedules
  • Walk to School Week 20-24 May, inter-schools competition
  • We’d love your plastic waste!
  • Update on Post 16 funding

29 April 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Schools SLAs 2019/20
  • Summer assessments, information on submitting data
  • Summer reading challenge, volunteers needed
  • Jewish Museum - Outreach survey
  • Free Dogs Trust workshops

23 April 2019 all schools newsletter

  • Heads of Sixth Inaugural Network Meeting
  • Mindfulness at Lilla Huset (4 week course)
  • Raising Standards of Behaviour in Schools
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Bike 2 work scheme
  • Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) Networking Forum and Additional Safeguarding and Child Protection Training

Spring term 2019

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