Key events and national days aimed at education professionals in Waltham Forest. To be confirmed.
School Census: Census Date
School Census: Maintained schools
Autumn 2021: Maintained schools submit a return to local authority.
School Business Manager Networks
The WF School Business Managers Network meets every six weeks and provides free guidance and training to school business professionals in maintained schools.
The School Office Manager Network (OM)
The School Office Manager Network (OM Network) supports Waltham Forest school office managers and administrative staff by providing a space to share information and best practice. The OM network meet on a bi-termly basis covers:
The Network meets every six weeks - dates are included on the key dates page. Agendas are created in partnership with School Office Managers and generally include:
All Office Managers from maintained schools are actively encouraged to attend or send an appropriate member of their business/administrative team.
SBM Network Training Offer
Training Topic: Workspace monthly drop in
As part of the EBE’s strategic Financial Recovery Plan, which will work with schools to provide support as they emerge from the global pandemic; developing skills and capacity is a key strand of the FRP. The training offer is aimed at SBMs and other staff with finance responsibilities in maintained schools.
The sessions are FREE to maintained school staff and will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. To register your interest please accept the calendar invitation for the training session and ‘Join’ the meeting on the day.
Phonics Screening Check - Year 2
(Autumn Term 2021 second half): Schools should order braille versions of the 2017, 2018 or 2019 Phonics Screening Check by Friday 22 October 2021