This site provides comprehensive information on all the services currently available to schools, academies and other organisations from West Berkshire Council.
West Berkshire Council has a great deal of experience and expertise in providing support and services to schools. There are many benefits to buying services from the Local Authority:
• We are committed to supporting schools to make the best possible use of their resources in order to maximise the impact on raising educational standards for pupils.
• We have an experienced and highly trained workforce familiar with the work of schools and in the context in which they operate.
• We ensure our services are compliant with legal requirements and national standards
• We are committed to improving the lives of children.
Information for schools on national uplift - September 2018
Information for schools on the national uplift, following the publication of the STPCD 2018.
HWB Award Flyer
Leaflet advertising the new Health and Wellbeing in Schools Award.
HWB Hub September 2018
Health and Wellbeing in Schools Update – September 2018
A new season, a new school year and a new Action for Happiness calendar.
If you aren’t aware Action for Happiness has been producing thought provoking calendars. This month it is Self-Care September.
There is also the new issue of the Health and Wellbeing in Schools Hub.
In this issue there is an update on the Health and Wellbeing in Schools programme. The programme now includes active and sustainable travel to school. Find out more at Walking and Cycling to school.
We welcome a new member to Health and Wellbeing in Schools team, Paul Graham Children and Young People’s Healthy Lifestyles Officer.
The Hub features what’s new in West Berkshire, updates from Ofsted on childhood obesity, new Department of Education guidance on Relationships, Relationships and Sex Education and Health education.
Locally we look forward to and welcome
MHFA UK delivering government funded mental health awareness training for secondary school staff.
Click, digital safety drama for year 5 and 6 primary school children
Secondary peer mentors at the annual West Berkshire Peer Mentor Conference
A new cohort of Young Health Champions at Kennet School.
The next Hub will be out 5th November
schools model C.P and Safeguarding policy 2018
This is the model policy for Safeguarding and Child Protection in schools and educational settings within West Berkshire.
This model policy is a guide only and will need to be adapted to fit each individual setting.