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Safeguarding for Early Years Settings
To ensure all children attending Early Years provision are safe from harm.
Ensuring that all staff are appropriately trained. To ensure that Early Years Providers are Ofsted compliant for safeguarding. ...

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Teachers Pension Employer Contribution Grant
10 Jan
The DfE released details of a grant earlier in the year that all schools would receive to compensate them for the increase in Teachers pension contributions which increased from 16.48% to 23.68% in September (Grant is known as TPECG). This grant was issued to schools in regard to their November reconciliations. As the DfE recognised that the grant may not cover the additional cost incurred by some schools they also issued details of a supplementary grant that schools can apply for. The application window opened on 2nd December 2019 and closes on 17th January 2020. Schools need to apply for the grant via the DfE sign in service and can use either their November or December payroll information to calculate the grant as per the latest info shown below from DfE: Early feedback received suggests that some institutions may have difficulty in separating out back pay from the November pay bill. If it is helpful in overcoming this issue, the December pay bill can be used to adjust the November pension contribution figure entered in the claim form so that it only relates to the contributions for teachers in post at the time of the November pay bill. Claims will still need to be submitted by the closing date of 17 January 2020. The methodology etc. can all be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-grant-2019-to-2020-allocations-and-supplementary-fund
Water Hygiene Training Course
06 Jan
Asset Management & Property Services will be running Water Hygiene Training Courses at Shire Hall on the 13th February 2020. This course is available to all GCC schools; except for Academies that don’t buy back Property Care. It is essential that all Premises provide a representative at the training to ensure that your school meets its competency and compliance requirements. Location: Bearlands Conference Suite- Shire Hall (Block 5) Date: Thursday 13th February 2020 Time: 09.15hrs – 13.00hrs Or Time: 13.00hrs -17.00hrs Premises Managers only need to attend one half day training session To book a place please email Michael Dent mike.dent@primarywatersolutions.com Spaces are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis If you have any queries please contact Richard Hitchins on 01452 328828 or email richard.hitchins@gloucestershire.gov.uk
LA school buy-back will begin February 1st 2020
23 Dec
There are some changes to the way you buy on GCCPlus. Please check out our Guidance Videos on the GCC Plus Resources page accessible form your home page
Book your place now for Education Conference 2020 - Leading in a changing landscape
12 Dec
We are very excited to announce that the Education Conference 2020 is now open for bookings! Check-out the full agenda for a quick overview This years theme will be Leading in a changing landscape and will feature the usual mix of Key note speeches, seminars and the Support Services Exhibition. Similar to last year, you have a selection of seminars to choose from which you can do so via the booking form, For full details on the Seminars for the two days, please see the Seminar Agendas attached. PLEASE NOTE: There will be a charge for this year's event. All schools have one free place on both days however all additional bookings will be charged at a cost of £40 per delegate. Book you place now: Click here to book yourself or someone else on to Day 1 Click here to book yourself or someone else on to Day 2
The new Traded Services brochure
30 Sep
Check out our new Traded Services brochure detailing all the services we deliver