Key dates in October 2020

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

Thursday 1 October

School Census (Autumn 2020)

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

Tuesday 6 October

School Census (Autumn 2020)

Maintained schools submit return to local authority.

5-9 October

Waltham Forest Creative Careers Week - Half Day Presentations

Waltham Forest Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) is offering all secondary, SEND schools and colleges a half day Creative Careers session led by a local creative in your education setting. You can book sessions and find out more on the link below. 

Tuesday 20 October

School Business Managers Network Meeting

The WF School Business Managers Network meets every six weeks and provides free guidance and training to school business professionals in maintained schools.

This meeting will be on Microsoft Teams and will start at 9.30am.

Friday 23 October

Phonics Screening Check - Year 2

Phonics Screening Check - Year 2 (Autumn Term 2020 second half): Schools should order braille versions of the 2017, 2018 or 2019 Phonics Screening Check by Friday 23 October 2020.

Schools should order braille versions of the 2017, 2018 or 2019 Phonics Screening Check, if required, by contacting the National Curriculum Assessments Helpline on 0300 303 3013 by Friday 23 October 2020. 

Wednesday 28 October

School Census (Autumn 2020)

Academies/Free schools submit and approve return to Department for Education (DfE).