Key dates in January 2019

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

Wednesday 16 January

DCS Meeting with Primary Head

Meeting with primary head

Wednesday 16 January

Schools Forum

The Schools Forum is run by the local authority. The forum runs consultations and makes decisions on how some of the schools funding is distributed. This page provides information on the forum and forum representative's responsibilities, how funding payments are made and the minutes of past meetings. 

Thursday 17 January

School census headcount date

Data submitted by schools in their census returns provides the basis of the funding calculations for the schools budget shares. 

Thursday 17 January

Early Years Census Headcount date

Headcount date for Early Years practitioners

Thursday 17 January

DCS Meeting with College Principals

DCS Meeting with College Principals

Tuesday 22 January

School Census Deadline

School census deadline for maintained schools to local authority

Tuesday 22 January

Early Years census deadline for PVI settings

Early Years Census Deadline for PVI settings to update Early Years Provider Hub

Wednesday 23 January


The Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) is responsible for determining the syllabus for religious education (RE) in council run or funded schools in Waltham Forest.

Monday 28 January

Inclusion Group

The Inclusion Forum is a discretionary sub group of Schools Forum created to provide strategic direction on a number of inclusion related matters including the use of the High Needs Budget (HNB).

Tuesday 29 January

WF SBM Network

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