Key dates in December 2019

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

Monday 2 December

Learning & Improving Practice Forum

Waltham Forest’s Learning and Improving Practice Forum aims to support the four strategic boards to monitor and evaluate their effectiveness and to ensure that learning is shared across the four safeguarding groups. 

Tuesday 3 December

Neglect Safeguarding Strategic Group

This subgroup for the Waltham Forest Safeguarding Children's Board works to improve the identification of neglect as early as possible through a Think Family approach. 

Thursday 5 December

SEND Board

The SEND board aims to ensure that the local authority and clinical commissioning group (CCG) meet their responsibilities outlined in the statutory guidance.

Tuesday 10 December

WF SBM Network

The WF School Business Managers Network provides free support, guidance and training to school business managers in maintained schools.

Wednesday 11 December

Schools Forum

The Schools Forum is administered by the local authority. The forum will take place at Norlington School. Download directions.

Sunday 22 December


Hannukah begins until Monday 30 December 2019

23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020

End of Autumn term

Christmas break

Wednesday 25 December

Christmas Day

Christmas Day 

Thursday 26 December

Boxing Day

Boxing Day 

Monday 30 December

Closedown leasing schedule

Closedown Leasing schedule to comply with accounting requirements under International Financial reporting standards