Entries by Sarah Christopher

Attendance and Aspirations Week at Wimborne Junior School

As part of Portsmouth City Council’s ongoing ‘Miss School, Miss Out’ school attendance campaign, Wimborne Junior School held an Aspirations Week from 21 – 25 January to help children to think about what jobs they would like to have in the future, what skills they will need in order to succeed in those jobs and […]

National Storytelling Week

Week commencing 28th January 2019 is national storytelling week and the charity Mary’s Meals has asked us to distribute some resources for both primary and secondary schools that you may wish to use, which includes passages from Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow’s bestselling book ‘The Shed That Fed A Million Children’. National Storytelling Week – Lower Primary National Storytelling […]

Portsmouth’s First Wellbeing in Education Conference

Portsmouth’s First Wellbeing in Education Conference I am really excited that we will be hosting our first Wellbeing in Education Conference on 25th March at the Marriott Hotel. Our Keynote speaker is Natasha Devon, Body Image and mental health campaigner. The conference, aimed at Head Teachers, Governors, Wellbeing Leads in Schools and colleges, Pastoral Staff, […]

Governor vacancy survey follow up

Governor vacancy advertising Thanks to all of you who responded to the recent school governor vacancy survey. We had 30 responses and the majority of schools were either reporting a current vacancy or expect to have a governor vacancy in the near future. We have therefore agreed with Portsmouth Together, a one stop shop for […]

Governor Vacancy Template

Governor vacancy advertising service Thanks to those who responded to the recent school governor survey. Many schools are either reporting a current vacancy or expect to have a governor vacancy in the reasonably near future. We have therefore agreed with Portsmouth Together, a one stop shop for volunteering opportunities in Portsmouth, that schools can use […]

Farmington Scholarships 2019/20

Applications for the 2019/20 Farmington Scholarships are now open. These are Scholarships available to teachers of religious education and associated subjects in UK secondary, primary, and special needs schools. Headteachers who wish to undertake research into either religious education or values education are also eligible to apply. A number of schools in the city have […]

3 Leadership Opportunities Available

I am pleased to be able to inform you about three exciting leadership opportunities that are available to Portsmouth’s schools, two of which are free and the other heavily subsidised, details of which are given below.  All are available on a first come first serve basis. Teaching Leaders: free Middle Leadership Development Programme in Portsmouth […]