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The aim of the School Improvement Service is to provide schools with a high quality service to support their continued improvement
The aim of the West Berkshire School Improvement Team SLA is to provide schools with a high quality service to support their continued improvement.
We continue to offer a range of opportunities that support the School Improvement Strategy with flexible elements to help schools meet existing and future challenges. This is achieved through a balance of statutory services provided free of
charge and packages of additional services brokered through the School Improvement Service Level Agreement
Co-ordinator. The service operates on a “not for profit” basis.
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Foundation Years June Newsletter
13 Jun
Please click here to read the June Newsletter from Foundation Years. It contains information about: Updates from the Government including: Home Learning Environment trial in North of England Consultation Outcome: T Levels 30 Hours free childcare: autumn deadline Communication products Updates from the sector including: Childminding Matters Family Action National School Breakfast Programme Pre-School learning Alliance: GDPR online training National Portage Association National Events PLUS many more links and articles. If you cannot access the above link please copy and paste the following link into your browser. https://mailchi.mp/4children/foundation-years-update-9dud2gplv2?e=a8e7a96ba8
June 2018 Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub
11 Jun
In the latest issue of the Hub, the focus is on physical and psychological resilience. Personal resilience is about self-awareness, coping strategies, getting the right support and being positive. In the hub there are resources and information for being digitally resilient, physically resilient and how to support the transition to secondary school. Wishing you all a healthy and well summer and look out for the next update in September 2018.
Council GDPR Statement
01 Jun
The council is mindful of its responsibilities as a registered data controller, and with respect to the rights of data subjects under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. We have devised a compliance programme in line with ICO advice. The council’s “access to information” policy is here Confirmation of how and where our data is stored. Data will be stored with appropriate technological and organisational safeguards in a secure manner. This might include databases that have been commissioned specifically to hold schools-related data, or the use of encrypted, access-restricted storage on the council’s IT network, which is regularly audited for compliance against national public sector requirements. The council requires mandatory training to be completed by all staff on their responsibilities with respect to Data Protection. How you will work with our school to ensure contracts and data sharing agreements are compliant. This will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the council’s education service, legal services team, commissioning team and the data protection officer as appropriate. The contact details of your Data Protection Officer James Gore, dp@westberks.gov.uk, 01635 519591