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  • Managing asbestos in schools: updated guidance and data collection

    New guidance on the management of asbestos in schools is available on GOV.UK.

    • 21.03.2017
    • 21.03.2017
  • Exclusions statutory guidance: invitation to respond to a consultation

    The DfE has launched a consultation on revisions to the 2012 statutory guidance on the exclusion of pupils, to make the rules that apply to exclusions and the process of review clearer.

    • 16.03.2017
  • Introducing our new online portal – mydocuments

    Whether accessing banking services or online shopping, technology has fundamentally transformed the way we interact and access information, both at work and in the home. At Gloucestershire County Council, we recognise the opportunity to further enhance our services and provide schools and their staff with a secure method to view payslips and other documents through our mydocuments portal.

    • 03.03.2017
  • Scam Awareness

    Please be aware that we have been notified of a school receiving a phone call from a woman claiming to represent the Gloucestershire Road Safety campaign.

    • 03.03.2017
  • Support after a suspected or attempted suicide

    Samaritans can offer specialist support for school leadership teams after a suspected or attempted suicide in the school community through their Step by Step service. Guidance is also available to help schools plan for such an event.

    • 28.02.2017
  • 2018/19 School Term Dates

    Please see attached the approved 2018/19 term dates.

    • 24.02.2017
  • New Child Car Seat Regulations

    Vital information to help parents make the right choices when carrying children in cars is being delivered by the Road Safety Partnership ahead of new regulations being introduced on 1st March 2017. 

    • 17.02.2017
  • FOI Request

    A number of schools have been in contact today after receiving an FOI request. Steve Taylor, Information Officer in the Information Management Service has contacted the Information Commissioner and produced this guidance to assist schools in answering the request. 

    • 09.02.2017
  • MYLOL App

    We have received information from the police regarding a popular on line App called MYLOL. Schools are reminded to be vigilant and to refer any concerns to their Designated Safeguarding Lead.

    • 08.02.2017
  • Disrespect Nobody Campaign

    The campaign is focussed on digital and mobile first and will also run on TV aimed at young people, such as The Brit Awards and the Big Bang Theory, on radio, Spotify, cinema and online including catch up TV, X-Box, YouTube and Snapchat.  The first TV advert will run in the evening of Thursday 2 February in the Hollyoaks advertising break. 

    • 06.02.2017
  • Apprenticeship Levy

    The Government is changing the way in which employers pay for Apprenticeship Training.  This is known as the “Apprenticeship Levy” and it comes into force on 6th April 2017.

    • 02.02.2017
  • Fraud Warning - Financial Risk

    NAFN has alerted the authority to further attempted fraudulent activity.

    • 24.01.2017
  • Hate Crime and Incident Strategy Reporting

    Following the launch of the Gloucestershire 5 year Hate Crime Strategy in October 2016, Gloucestershire intends to lead the way in tackling Hate Incidents and Crimes. Your school can play a crucial role in supporting efforts to achieve this goal through very simple measures.

    • 13.01.2017
  • Children Missing Education (CME)

    A reminder that the guidance changed (with effect from September 2016) on making deletions from school registers.

    • 10.01.2017
  • Elective Home Education (EHE)

     An increasing number of pupils are being educated at home. In the vast majority of cases, this is an active choice.

    • 09.01.2017
  • Kayleigh's Love Story - online grooming film

    In September 2016 Leicestershire Police began a major programme of screening the film to all children aged (secondary school) 11 and above, both in state and independent schools, to those taught from home and those children in alternative provision. To date, they have shown the film to more than 35,000 children in groups of no more than 30 at a time.

    • 05.01.2017

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