• Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Survey 2018 - For Schools

  • ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE - Plan it, Fuel it and Aim for the Stars!!!

  • Early Help - Understanding Your Role - MultiAgency (DORSET)

  • Annual English Good Practice Conference 2018

  • Active Dorset PE & School Sport Conference 2018

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New Pottery and Heat Treatment Contract Arrangement
19 Sep
Following a tender process, the arrangements for the Inspection and Maintenance of Pottery and Heat Treatment Equipment have been awarded to Celtic Kilncare for the period 17/09/2018 - 16/09/2019. Attached is the contract outline containing contact information, specification and the price schedule. Please be aware that part of the Heat Treatment servicing will be subcontracted by Celtic Kilncare, for more information please refer to the contract details on page 4 of the document. Gas Safety - Please ensure that all gas supplies have been inspected by a registered Gas Safe Engineer who will supply a safety record/certificate. The kiln and heat treatment contract is for the equipment only. If you wish to include the gas safety check please contact Celtic Kilncare or you may use your current Gas Safety Engineer. For more information, please contact Kevin Way from the Health and Safety Team at k.way@dorsetcc.gov.uk or 01305 221503. If you have any queries on the contract, please contact Tom Matthews at Thomas.J.Matthews@dorsetcc.gov.uk or 01305 221265.
Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Survey 2018 - For Schools
10 Sep
Please lend your support and help to influence Government policies for pupils and young people. The latest wave of the Government’s Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England (SDD) is taking place in secondary schools across the country from September 2018. This major social study is the Government’s only source of national data on underage smoking, drinking and drug use. The findings are used to shape services and regulation that help to support and protect young people, including recent laws banning smoking in cars and plain packaging on cigarette boxes. The study findings are used by the NHS, local authorities, the Department of Health and Social Care, the Home Office, and the Department for Education, as well as charities and academic researchers. Researchers at Ipsos MORI and the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) are contacting schools to ask them to participate in the study during the autumn term of 2018. Participating schools will receive a report showing how their school’s findings compare with the national picture on key measures of smoking, drinking and drug use, as well as how pupils rate the information their school has provided on these issues. All it takes is just one lesson period to complete the questionnaire. The study findings are completely confidential and pupils are not asked to write their names on the questionnaire. If you are invited to take part in the research, please lend your support and join over 200 schools across England who are also taking part. You can find out more by vising the Ipsos MORI website or by contacting Emily Mason on 020 3059 5318 or via email SDDsurvey@ipsos.com.
Active Dorset PE & School Sport Conference 2018
05 Sep
Active Children = Happy + Healthy + Successful Futures! Friday 28th September, 2018 Queen Elizabeth's School, Blandford Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4DT Delegate Ticket - £60 Governor Ticket - 1 free with each paid delegate ticket Ticket sales end Friday 21st September 2018 The theme is focused on health and well-being through physical activity. Timetable of the day can be found here: https://www.activedorset.org/school-sport-conference To book a place, click here: https://www.activedorset.org/events/2018/09/active-dorset-pe-school-sport-conference-2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Bird - https://www.activedorset.org/keynote-speaker
Instrumental Tuition Delivery Calendar 201819
04 Sep
Weeks for tuition delivery 201819 highlighted in yellow.
Early Help - Understanding Your Role - MultiAgency (DORSET)
22 Aug
Dorset County Council are hosting Early Help sessions FREE across Dorset. These 2.5 Hour sessions explore how the needs and strengths of a child can be understood and assessed through a 'whole family' approach. These sessions are open to all Professionals/practitioners working directly with children, young people and families as well as those providing advice and training to professionals/practitioners working with families. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
LSCB's CSA Awareness and Campaign Briefing Outline
07 Aug
As part of a year-long campaign, Bournemouth & Poole Local Safeguarding Children Board, Dorset Safeguarding Children Board and the NSPCC are working in partnership to prevent CSA and to safeguard children from abuse. The campaign, which forms part of the LSCB's wider strategy tackling child sexual abuse, aims to encourage parents, carers and professionals to have conversations with children in an age-appropriate way, from an early age, about how to stay safe from sexual abuse and how to report any concerns using the NSPCC's Underwear Rule (also known as PANTS) 10 briefing sessions will be offered free of charge in various locations across Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole to equip frontline staff with skills and resources to be able to promote the PANTS preventative strategies with confidence and to respond effectively to any CSA disclosures or concerns raised by children, families or staff members. Please see download for full outline and objectives and available dates. To book on to these courses please complete the attached booking form and email to bournemouthand.poolelscb@bournemouth.gov.uk For more information please visit www.dorsetlscb.co.uk/working-with-children/child-sexual-abuse-campaign-nspcc/ Please note: Upon receipt of your booking form the LSCB administrator will respond to confirm your place. Please DO NOT attend unless you have received confirmation.