COVID-19: Cancellation of GCSEs, AS & A Levels in 2020
This guidance aims to answer common questions in relation to the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in 2020.
The full guidance can be view here: shorturl.at/eHRV1
Transitions: Trauma Informed Schools Training Courses
Trauma-informed training has also been commissioned for all our schools.
In June 2020, Trauma Informed Schools UK will be providing all staff in schools with 3 x 90-minute webinars delivering evidence-based information drawn from neuroscience, psychology and medicine regarding the main causes of mental ill-health, challenging behaviour and emotional blocks to learning.
Schools will be contacted directly with details of how to access this training for their staff teams.
Download their Training Guide under the Downloads Bar on the right-hand side of this webpage.
Preparing For Wider Schools & Settings Opening From 1st June
The Department for Education has created a variety of Guides for different Schools and Educational Settings.
List of Guides:
Preparing for the wider opening of early years and childcare settings from 1 June
Preparing for the wider opening of schools from 1 June
Supporting children and young people with SEND as schools and colleges prepare for wider opening
Visual Impairment Service Newsletter May 2020
Please see all the latest news from Lambeth's Visual Impairment Service.
100 Great Black Britons: Competition & Resources
Patrick Vernon OBE sponsored by National Education Union (NEU) has created an excellent 100 Great Black Britons competition for children and young people of all ages. The competition is for young people to create a fun and unique project celebrating Black Britons and their legacy. Please see attachments for more information, and please pass onto your pupils. Competition deadline: 30th September 2020.
Patrick has also curated the 100 Great Black Britons resources page, which includes lesson plans and resources focused on Black history, experience, politics and much more. Teachers can also submit resources to this page. These 100 Great Black Britons resources will be extremely useful in continuing work on developing and delivering an inclusive Lambeth curriculum, complementing the Raising the Game primary curriculum resources already created and disseminated – click here to access.
The Competition Document is available to download under the Downloads Bars on the right-hand side of this webpage.