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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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Hot Weather Alert
12 Jul
A Level 2 heatwave alert has been issued from between 08:00 on Sunday the 15th July and 08: 00 on Monday the 16th July. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/heat-health/#?tab=hotWeatherAlert This means that temperatures are likely to rise to levels that increase the risk of ill health especially for the very young, vulnerable adults, older people and those with long term conditions. Advice on how to reduce the risk either for yourself or somebody you know can be obtained from NHS Choices at Summer Health, NHS 111 or from your local chemist. Children’s susceptibility to high temperatures varies; those under four years of age, who are overweight, or who are taking certain medication may be at increased risk of adverse effects. Some children with disabilities or complex health needs may be more susceptible to high temperatures. Please refer to SLA online Health and Wellbeing in Schools team area for supporting information: http://www.westberkseducation.co.uk/Services/2486 and ensure that heatwave plans are in place and staff are aware of the actions they will take should the alert level move to level 3. Please ensure that the information about is cascaded to your staff to take appropriate action. The Public Health Team are working with our Communications Team to ensure messages go out to our residents. If you have any questions, concerns or feedback regarding this alert, please contact publichealthandwellbeing@westberks.gov.uk
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.