Entries by Alison Critchley

Teacher Workload and Retention Conference – 5 March 2020

The Portsmouth Conference on Teacher Workload and Retention will take place on Thursday 5 March 2020.  The event will enable Portsmouth head teachers and school leaders the chance to explore how to manage and reduce workload and improve teacher retention, whilst ensuring Portsmouth children receive the best possible education. We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers as: Sean Harford, Ofsted’s national […]

Portsmouth asked to share SEND expertise

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Michelle Donelan MP has written to commend Portsmouth education, health and care professionals on the strength of its SEND services, noting the effective engagement with families, and that children and young people have a strong voice in shaping provision and services. Portsmouth is asked to continue to […]

Winners celebrate success at Teach Portsmouth Awards evening

The contribution of teachers from across Portsmouth was celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony at the Gaiety Bar on South Parade Pier on Friday 4 Oct. On behalf of Portsmouth Educational Partnership, Portsmouth City Council hosted the second annual Teach Portsmouth award ceremony to recognise those inspirational and hardworking teachers who excelled in the nine […]

Publication of SEN Area Inspection Report

Message from Alison Jeffery, Director of Children, Families and Education – 24 September 2019 I am delighted to let you know that Portsmouth SEND local area inspection report has been published today following the Ofsted and Care Quality Commission inspection visit which took place from 1st to 5th July 2019. This report can be found […]

Slides from Heads Breakfast 16/09/19

Please find attached the full set of slides from Monday’s Breakfast Briefing. Thank you to all those who were able to attend the briefing. It was an excellent turn out despite the fact we had to rearrange it for a Monday morning. Mike Stoneman Deputy Director, Education and Early Help

Portsmouth governor training – up and running!

We were delighted to welcome 12 new Portsmouth governors to an induction session on 17 September. The training was very well received, with governors valuing information about education in Portsmouth, an introduction to the role of governor, and the chance to network with other new governors. Our October training offer for governors includes courses on […]