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Headteachers’ Update – 9 July 2014
Programme
Hertfordshire County Council
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
DfE/Ofsted Updates
Gillian Cawley
Hertfordshire County Council
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Department of Education
Who?
Governing bodies and staff in all
schools and colleges. All staff
should read at least Part one.
Part 1 – safeguarding information
for all staff
Part 2 – the management of
safeguarding
Part 3 – safer recruitment
Part 4 – allegations of abuse
Hertfordshire County Council
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Department of Education
• outlines statutory duties of local
authorities in respect of schools
causing concern
• clarifies role of local authorities
and academies
• defines schools causing
concern
• warning notices
• LA powers of intervention
• Secretary of State’s powers of
intervention
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Ofsted - % of all schools good and outstanding
as at May 2014
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Relevant Links
Link to DfE document ‘Keeping children safe in
education’:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/u
ploads/attachment_data/file/300309/KCSIE_gdnc
e_FINAL.pdf
Link to DfE document ‘Schools causing concern’:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/u
ploads/attachment_data/file/306946/SCC_guidan
ce_May2014_FINAL.pdf
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Question and Answer Session
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium
Plus
Felicity Evans
Head of Achievement for the Virtual
School
Hertfordshire County Council
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The Allocation
The Grant funding has risen from £488 in 2011-2 to the
following allowances in 2014-5:
Disadvantaged pupils
Funding per pupil
Pupils in Year Groups R to 6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM
£1,300
Pupils in Year Groups 7 to 11 recorded as Ever 6 FSM
£935
Looked After Children (LAC)
£1,900
Children adopted from care under the Adoption and
Children Act 2002 and children who have left care
under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order
£1,900
Service children
Pupils in Year Groups R to 11 recorded as Ever 4
Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the
Ministry of Defence.
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£300
Pupil Premium Plus: Post-LAC
£1900 for Post-LAC will be payable from April 2014 onwards for children who
have left care on an order :
• under a Residential Order on or after 14 October 1991 (under the
Children Act 1989); ( to be termed family arrangement order)
• under a Special Guardianship Order on or after 30 December 2005
(under the Children Act 1989);
• adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005 (under the Adoption
and Children Act 2002);
• The parent must self-declare their child’s status to the school,
providing supporting evidence (e.g. an adoption order); and
• The school must record on the January School Census that it has a
child on roll who meets the above criteria.
• Payment is made by the School Funding Agency
• Accountability will be as for Pupil Premium for FSM
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The Pupil Premium Plus and current CLA
• For children in Reception through to Y11
• Payable from the first day of the care episode by the Virtual School
• The primary objective of the funding is to boost attainment and
encourage accelerated progress
• £500 paid termly to schools but not ring fenced
• Paid to all schools including Special Schools and Independent Schools
• There will be an additional central ‘pot’ for exceptional needs or
innovative strategies to promote progress accessed via the Personal
Education Plan (PEP)
• The funding allocation allows for differentiation to take account of
individual need
• School together with Virtual School to decide how best to use the
premium to meet the educational needs of the child
• Rationale for spend must be discussed during the PEP with detailed
targets and impact documented
• The Head Teacher to sign off the completed PEP and Pupil Premium
Plus allocation
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The Hertfordshire Policy
For 2014- 2015, there will be two strands to
the Pupil Premium Plus.
Additional funding
Schools can apply for additional funding.
Spring 2015 £500.00
Core Funding
£500.00 per CLA per term will be triggered as long as
the PEP targets are focussed on accelerating progress Autumn 2014 £500.00
and is costed appropriately.
The PP+ spend is then signed off by the Head Teacher Summer 2014 £500.00
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Relevant Links
Link to the LA single inspection framework:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/resources/framew
ork-and-evaluation-schedule-forinspection-of-services-for-children-need-ofhelp-and-protectio
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Question and Answer Session
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
Children In Need
Marcus Cooper
Lead Adviser
Hertfordshire County Council
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Children Act 1989
“ A child who is unlikely to reach or maintain a
satisfactory level of health or development,
or their health or development will be
significantly impaired, without the provision
of services, or the child is disabled.”
Hertfordshire County Council
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Children in Need Census
• The census covers all children who are
referred to children’s social care services
even if no further action is taken.
• This includes children looked after (CLA),
those supported in their families or
independently (CSF/I), and children who are
the subject of a child protection plan.
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Question and Answer Session
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
Hertfordshire Child Poverty
Strategy
Martha Moroney
Childhood Support Services
Hertfordshire County Council
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Child Poverty in Hertfordshire
• 33,885 children in Hertfordshire are living in
poverty (13.2%)
• Child Poverty Act 2010 - duty to cooperate.
Stevenage
19.9%
Hertfordshire
13.2%
Broxbourne
18.5%
North Herts
12.2%
Welwyn Hatfield
15.2%
Three Rivers
11.3%
Watford
14.7%
St Albans
8.8%
Dacorum
14.0%
East Herts
8.7%
Hertfordshire County Council
Hertsmere
13.4%
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Tackling child poverty in Hertfordshire
• Hertfordshire strategy and needs
assessment
• Partnership approach – multi-agency
• Hertfordshire ‘action group’
– Children and families health and education
– Employment and adult skills
– Financial support
– Housing and neighbourhoods.
Hertfordshire County Council
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Key issues for schools
• Use of Pupil Premium to increase attainment of
disadvantaged pupils
• Summer schools
• Free School Meals
• Linking families with other services: family support
work, foodbanks, adult learning
Please get in touch to share the good practice
taking place in your school
[email protected] 01992 555770
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Question and Answer Session
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
Jane Boyce
HR Manager (Safe Staffing)
Hertfordshire County Council
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Single Central Record
• SCR Template Changes:
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Updated from CRB to DBS
Prohibition Orders
Update Service
Governors barred list check
Hertfordshire County Council
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DBS ID Changes
• Changes brought in 1st July – need to update
HertsGuard
• DBS have changed list of acceptable ID
• No docs have been removed from the list
• Items added:
– Photocard driving licence from EU
– Adoption Certificate (UK) now Group 1
Hertfordshire County Council
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Immigration Law changes (1)
• Effective from 16th May 2014
• Only affects those from outside the EEA
• Reduced list of acceptable ID for proof of right
to work
• Removal of annual document checks for
employees with visas. The document check will
be required when the visa is due to expire
• We are now allowed up to 28 days from date of
visa expiry to check the person has submitted
an application to the Home Office
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Immigration Law changes (2)
• Home Office will now send Positive Verification Notices
to confirm if the person is able to continue working for 6
months beyond their visa expiry date.
• Requirement for international students on visas to
provide evidence of their academic term and vacation
times
• Greater civil penalties for failure to comply with the
legislation
• Extension of grace period to 60 days for carrying out
right to work checks on TUPE transfers
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Relevant Links
Link to The Grid guidance on SCR:
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/schoolworkforce/
human_resources/dbs/scr.shtml
Link to the Hertsguard guidance:
http://www.thegrid.org.uk/schoolworkforce/
human_resources/dbs/dbs_how/hertsguard
.shtml
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Question and Answer Session
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Headteachers’ Update
9 July 2014
School Nurses
Kay Gilmour/Liz Biggs
Hertfordshire County Council
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Background
• Understanding Health Landscape - Headteacher
Update March 2014
• Public Health responsible for the commissioning of
school nurses
• Herts Community Trust currently commissioned until
March 2015 (6 month extension proposed to
September 2015)
• Inherited specification
• Priority areas – Safeguarding, immunisations and
National Child Weight Measurement Programme
• April 2014 – Dept of Health launched commissioning
guidance for school nursing
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Current position
Service challenges
• Levels of Safeguarding & service priorities; service realignment; recruitment
and retention; immunisation programmes)
• Immunisations – Men C
Service Development
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Strategic Lead for SN
Team Leadership
Clinical Leads
Named nurse for all schools
Up skilling of new staff
LAC reviews
Re-introduction of School Nurse led PSHE & Drop ins
Thriving Family Post
6 month post to implement recommendations from external SAPHNA review
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Next Steps
• September 2014 onwards - commencing a re
commissioning process, in line with Herts County
Council guidelines and political processes
• Stakeholder engagement workshops
– two events in Autumn term
– Local Headteacher meetings
– Online feedback
• New contract to be awarded to start - September
2015
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Question and Answer Session
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