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 […]
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The DFE has launched their latest round of Condition Improvement Fund for Academies, details of which can be found on the DFE website. New applicants must register on the DFE portal by midday on Friday 29 November, and the deadline for completed bids is midday on Friday 13 December.
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 […]
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 […]
Have you seen our new training offer for governors at Portsmouth maintained schools and Academies? See the full governor training programme, which includes a wide variety of both free and paid for sessions, and reserve a place via the traded services website or by emailing [email protected]
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 […]
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
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 […]
Please find attached a letter from Alison Jeffery, Director of Children’s Services, giving updates and information about developments for 2019/20 as well as reflecting on achievements during the 2018/19 school year.
The Portsmouth Teaching School Alliance is ready to go with a packed programme of free and low-cost CPD and Networks running throughout the year. To book your place, please see the links below for our September courses or visit www.portsmouthtsa.org 17th September […]