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ESSENTIAL CAN (DO) MAINTENANCE AND PLANNED DOWNTIME
21 May
ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE AND PLANNED DOWNTIME 5pm FRIDAY 22nd MAY - 10pm MONDAY 25th MAY Please note that between 5pm on Friday 22nd May and approximately 10pm on Monday 25th May (this forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend) - the Can (Do) server hosts and server infrastructure will be receiving some essential upgrades. These upgrades will provide us with increased flexibility for the future and improved server performance. During the times indicated above, the main Can (Do) portal and system may intermittently go offline. Please be aware of this should should you have been planning to use Can (Do) during this period. This essential work (undertaken by SLA Online) is planned for the forthcoming bank holiday weekend in order to minimise any disruption to everyone's day-to-day operation of Can (Do). Thank you. The Can (Do) Team.
Statement on the reopening of schools
19 May
Parents and carers will be aware that the government has set out an aim for more children to attend school from Monday 1 June, if the conditions are right for them to do so. In Bracknell Forest, schools are working hard to explore ways in which the government guidance might be applied so that more children can attend school. However, the following key points are very important for parents and carers to note. It is not definite that more children can go to school from Monday 1 June. Parents and carers are advised not to send their children to school unless they have heard from their child's school that this will be possible, and what the arrangements will be. Everything we are doing needs to be guided by the best possible evidence and science about keeping everyone - children and school staff - as safe as possible. That is our most important consideration. Each school will need to individually assess their own situation. This means that some schools may not be able to offer the same level of provision, dependant on building space and staffing capacity. Discussions are currently continuing between the government and the teacher unions and this may lead to further guidance, which we will need to take into account. Schools will be in touch with parents as soon as they can about what arrangements might be possible. Please bear with us as this may take some time. In the meantime, our schools are all working hard to support children in their learning at home. We must also be guided by the government, and will continue to update advice on this site and on social media. This statement was prepared by: Liz Cole, Head of Primary Headteacher Association, Bracknell Cllr Dr Gareth Barnard, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning Debbie Smith, Chair of Headteacher Secondary Representative Group
Legal Services - "Early Bird" Offer
19 May
Bracknell Forest - Legal Services - 'Early Bird' Offer The Bracknell Forest legal department offers your school a comprehensive legal service – dedicated to fulfilling your needs and meeting your unexpected requirements. Annual Contract Package You can now secure the legal services at a flat fixed annual rate (excluding disbursements) as follows: ‘Early Bird’ offer if you sign up by the 31st July 2020: £1,200 If you sign up after 1st August 2020: £1,500 If you sign up after 1st September 2020: £2,000 Additional Consultancy Services Please note – for any specific matter exceeding 5 hours, there will be an additional cost of £85 per hour. Do not miss out on the “Early Bird” offer. For further details please refer to the Legal Services homepage on the Can (Do) website: http://can-do.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/
COVID-19: Guidance for Education Settings
10 May
COVID-19: Guidance for Education Settings - Contents - What you need to know Background Symptoms What to do if someone develops symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) on site Limiting spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in educational settings Cleaning and Waste Tools for use in childcare and educational settings For any further information - our key contacts at Bracknell Forest are: Education service: Debbie Smith, Safeguarding Our Schools Team Manager, debbie.smith@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 354014 or 07825 853782 Communications and marketing: comms@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 352323
COVID-19: Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision
10 May
COVID-19: Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision For any further information - our key contacts at Bracknell Forest are: Education service: Debbie Smith, Safeguarding Our Schools Team Manager, debbie.smith@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 354014 or 07825 853782 Communications and marketing: comms@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 352323
COVID-19: Guidance on vulnerable children and young people
10 May
COVID-19 - Guidance on vulnerable children and young people For any further information - our key contacts at Bracknell Forest are: Education service: Debbie Smith, Safeguarding Our Schools Team Manager, debbie.smith@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 354014 or 07825 853782 Communications and marketing: comms@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 352323
Coronavirus - What you need to know...
10 May
See all the latest news about the Coronavirus. The following two websites provide all the information you need: The principal Bracknell Forest 'Thrive' website - including current information for schools - https://thrive.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/ The official Government website - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus The government and NHS have updated the advice on #COVID19. If you have a new continuous cough OR high temperature (37.8 degrees or higher) you should stay at home for 7 days. Read the full guidance here: http://bit.ly/2IeVnPh Key Contacts: Communications and marketing: comms@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 352323 Education service: Debbie Smith, Safeguarding Our Schools Team Manager, debbie.smith@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 354014 or 07825 853782
Alternative Provision Service
03 May
For pupils experiencing problems with their school's mainstream curriculum offer... A programme of alternative provision may be offered to a pupil if they are experiencing issues relating to behaviour and attendance, or where a pupil is seen to not be achieving good academic outcomes. Good quality Alternative Provision should enable children and young people to make rapid personal, social, and educational progress so that they go on to attain qualifications or re-integrate back into mainstream or special schools by providing them with an ambitious education that meets their needs. For further information - click here
COVID-19: Guidance for schools about temporarily closing
22 Mar
COVID-19: Guidance for schools about temporarily closing For any further information - our key contacts at Bracknell Forest are: Education service: Debbie Smith, Safeguarding Our Schools Team Manager, debbie.smith@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 354014 or 07825 853782 Communications and marketing: comms@bracknell-forest.gov.uk / 01344 352323
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