OFSTED Education Inspection Framework Curriculum Roadshows

Ofsted is running a series of Education Inspection Framework (EIF) curriculum roadshows for Early Years settings

DfE New Early Years Foundation (EYFS) Guidance

The Department for Education has published new early years foundation stage (EYFS) guidance to provide support for early years practitioners when completing the progress check at age two.

Penalty Notices

Penalty Notices – a useful strategy to support school attendance

H&F Writers’ Festival Competition

The annual H&F Writers’ Festival short story and poetry competition is now open for submissions. The children’s age categories are 5-7 years old, 8-11 years old and 12-15 years old. The Young Adult category is 16-18 years old.

New ‘Let’s Discuss’ resource packs from the DfE’s Educate Against Hate Website

The Department for Education’s Educate Against Hate website launches its ‘Let’s Discuss’ resource packs

Refugee Week 2022: Exhibition of artworks produced by our Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

The Lyric Theatre, in partnership with the local authority, are hosting an exhibition of artworks produced by local unaccompanied asylum-seeking children to mark Refugee Week. Arrange for your school to visit on 20th/21st /23rd/24th June.

H&F Music Hub: Updates, Information & Opportunities

This update is to share key information with schools to help support their music education delivery through opportunities via the TBMH and our partners, and also for us to request some help from schools to better understand the situation with in-school music delivery.

Summer 2022 ECT Induction – message from the DfE

DfE message to schools about timetabling statutory non-contact time for ECTs and Mentors to enable training and mentor sessions to be within normal teaching hours

Ask the Superintendents!

The Metropolitan police have denied the force is plagued by a culture of racism, misogyny, sexism and homophobia after an official report revealed shocking details of officers sharing text messages sent as ‘banter’. Here is a chance to ask the views of former Superintendent Paul Wilson and Chief Superintendent Gideon Springer in an open panel

Early Years LBHF Summer Learning.

LBHF Virtual School in partnership with the Educational Psychology Service are offering online drop in consultations for Parents, Early years settings and schools.