The Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Partnership have an Education Transport Support fund.
This is available to support the transport of local schools from Doncaster and Scunthorpe to significant sites in the Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase (i.e. Thorne and Hatfield Moors).
This is linked to a coordinated Education ‘offer’ to make the most of heritage and to build sustainable links to schools as a legacy for the project.
Get prepared for Anti Bullying Week - Resources
We will be celebrating Anti Bullying week by visiting the pupils at St Mary's Primary School.
To help you prepare for Anti Bullying week we have put together some helpful resources to use within the classroom.
Customisable Primary & Secondary 'Anti Bullying' PowerPoint slides. These will cover the different types of bullying, what young people can do to stop bullying and who they can talk to.
A free printable resource pack including 'Be a Cyberhero', 'Smiley Sharer' and 'Trusted Adult'. This resource pack will cover cyber bullying, being kind online and identifying a trusted adult.
The PowerPoint Slides and Resource Packs are available to download below.
Schools Parentkind Training - 26th November
We know from research that effective parental participation can have a positive impact on a child’s;
Parentkind is currently running a parental engagement project with 20 schools in Doncaster, and due to popular demand, we will be running an extra workshop to support more schools in Doncaster with this challenging topic.
Join our expert trainer, Kim Balmer, on the 26th November in Doncaster for a CPD accredited foundation workshop on how to build your whole school approach to parental engagement. Kim will guide you through the benefits of parental engagement and using Parentkind’s evidence based framework, you'll build a robust tailored strategy to build on your leadership skills and your parental engagement strategies to make headway on school improvement.
It is being held at the Central Family Hub, Welcome Way,Doncaster DN1 3QS.
The cost is £150+VAT per delegate, including refreshments & lunch (this cost is with 25% discount – the usual cost for this course is £200+VAT)
To book your place see the below link;
Does your School have Zurich Insurance? Make the most of the Safer Schools App!
The Safer Schools App is available for all Schools with Zurich Insurance.
Please see the video to find out what the Safer Schools App means to customers that already use it!
The app is designed to reinforce and enhance current safeguarding practices within schools by providing contemporary, credible and relevant resources to ensure the correct information gets to the right people and the right time.
Please contact the service directly if you'd like to find out more - CYPSSafeguardingSupport@doncaster.gov.uk
Schools can access fantastic opportunities to learn more about the cascade the CEOP Thinkuknow materials in November, in line with National Anti-Bullying Week, covering the following topics:
Introduction to CEOP and reporting
Children and Young People Online
Online sexual abuse
Nude Selfies: What professionals need to know
You can access these opportunities by the following links:
Free Audit and Security System Inspection
Doncaster Council has invested in Remote Alarm and CCTV Monitoring systems over the last five years to reduce the reliance on third party security companies and related costs for the monitoring of Council premises across the Borough.The investment in this technology has seen significant savings and improved levels of service over the last few years.
Doncaster Council's security partner ITG have agreed to assist in firstly evaluating any council building or partnership organisation building in terms of current systems, their effectiveness and compliance and then make relevant suggestions to improve their systems of demonstrate where utilising the Doncaster Council service could either improve the level of service they are receiving or offer savings.
Any council building or partner organisation building can have a FREE SECURITY REVIEW AND AUDIT through ITG’s trained team of security professionals.This audit will look at the effectiveness of the current systems against what the relevant property needs and what improvements may be possible. The audit will also be followed up by any recommendations and what if any cost savings or service improvements can be made by using DMBC’s service offering.
To find out more and take up this offer please visit and log in http://buy.doncaster.gov.uk/Services/3823
Buy Doncaster Team