Key dates in March

Find out about key dates and events taking place in March.

1 March - Waltham Forest Safeguarding Board

The Safeguarding board meets regularly to ensure that all local children's agencies within Waltham Forest work together for the safety and well being of children and young people. Find out more about the Waltham Forest Safeguarding Children Board

4 - 8 March National Careers & Apprenticeships Week

In 2019 the National Apprenticeship Week coincides with National Careers Week and aims to provide more activities that highlight the benefits apprenticeships bring to employers and the opportunities apprenticeships present to individuals.

4 March - Safeguarding in Settings sub-committee

Safeguarding in Settings is a subgroup of the Waltham Forest Safeguarding Children Board. Find out more about the role of the Safeguarding in Settings subgroup.

4 March - Learning and 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 groups listed below.

7 March - World Book Day

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and of course reading. It is a charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. Find out more about activities and events taking place this World Book Day.

8 March - British Science Week

British Science Week is a 10 day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, taking place from the 8th - 17th March. Find out more about how you can get involved with British Science Week

12 March - WF School Business Manager Network

WF School Business Managers Network for maintained schools. Focus on setting budgets and forecasting, with a presentation on Access Education Budgets and workspace. Meeting 9am-12pm at Edinburgh Primary school. To find out email Education Business Effectiveness Service.    

18 March - Down's Syndrome Awareness Week

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and World Down Syndrome Day are an amazing opportunity to challenge our society’s misconceptions about Down’s syndrome and to call for it to be more inclusive.

21 March - Inclusion Forum

The Inclusion Forum meetings on a monthly basis. It is a discretionary group created to provide strategic direction on a number of inclusion related matters including SEND, pupil behaviour and disadvantaged pupils. 

29 March - Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) 

Statutory deadline for maintained schools to return their SFVS self assessment to Education Finance team.