Key dates in July 2020

Key events and national days aimed at education professionals in Waltham Forest. 

Wednesday 1 July

Waltham Forest safegurading Children Board

Local authorities have a statutory duty, defined under Section 14 of the Children Act 2004, to have a local Safeguarding Children Board, which follows guidance from Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.

Tuesday 7 July

KS2 test outcomes available

KS2 test outcomes available to schools. 

(Please note this is for information to schools) 

Tuesday 7 July

Safeguarding in Settings Strategic Board meeting

Safeguarding in Settings Strategic Board meeting

Wednesday 8 July

SafetyNet Strategic Board Meeting

SafetyNet Strategic Board Meeting

Wednesday 8 July

SEND strategy board

SEND strategy board

Friday 10 July

Workforce Training session - 11am -12pm

This training forms part of our monthly sessions to help build expertise and knowledge of the capabilities of the portal. There will be a brief overview of the portal and Education Budgets (HCSS). The Education Business service will look at some of the key features of Workspace, your school site, how to locate templates and guidance and how to successfully upload documents such as VAT submissions.

Friday 10 July

Fair Access Meeting

Local authorities have a statutory duty to have a protocol that sits outside the normal admissions process, to ensure that children without school places are found and offered a place as soon as possible. The statutory guidance is issued by law and applies to maintained, academy, free and independent schools. 

Tuesday 14 July

School Organisation and Admissions Board

The local authority has a statutory duty to ensure that there are sufficient places in their area for every child of school age whose parents want their child to attend school.

Monday 20 July

SEND Improvement Board

The SEND board aims to ensure that the local authority and clinical commissioning group (CCG) meet their responsibilities outlined in the statutory guidance Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years.