Autumn Term Governor Briefing 10 and 11 November

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Autumn Term Governor Briefing 10 and 11 November 2014 Department of Children’s Services

Autumn Term Governor Briefing 10 and 11 November 2014 Department of Children’s Services

Education and Schools Update Summer Term Governor Briefing Monday 10 November Tuesday 11 November

Education and Schools Update Summer Term Governor Briefing Monday 10 November Tuesday 11 November Future House Eastwood Primary School Paul Makin Assistant Director Education and School Improvement Department of Children’s Services George Mc. Queen Assistant Director Access and Inclusion

 • Review of Bradford District School Improvement Functions • Pupil Premium Funding •

• Review of Bradford District School Improvement Functions • Pupil Premium Funding • Review of Governance • Vulnerable Groups

Recruitment and Retention • Headships - enabling the appointment of high quality candidates •

Recruitment and Retention • Headships - enabling the appointment of high quality candidates • Support for recruitment from the LA

E-Safety • The Overview and Scrutiny Committee received a paper from Paul Scott, Curriculum

E-Safety • The Overview and Scrutiny Committee received a paper from Paul Scott, Curriculum Innovation Team manager, on the Impact of Social Media. • The meeting agreed to recommend that all schools use the free SWGf. L 360 degree online E -safety review tool. • The tool can be accessed at: www. 360 safe. org. uk/

Online Tool The tool can be used to: • ascertain and monitor the E-safety

Online Tool The tool can be used to: • ascertain and monitor the E-safety provision at the school. • Develop an effective online action plan • record evidence to ensure E-safety provision is good or outstanding.

E-Safety Mark • The committee also recommended that, once school provision met the quality

E-Safety Mark • The committee also recommended that, once school provision met the quality threshold within the tool, the school should apply to have their school formally assessed for the E-safety Mark • Information about the E-safety Mark can be found here: www. 360 safe. org. uk/Accreditation/E-Safety. Award • Ofsted recognises this Standard Mark as denoting good or Outstanding E-Safety provision

Governor Area Briefing Education Performance November 2014 Phil Weston Head Bradford Achievement Service

Governor Area Briefing Education Performance November 2014 Phil Weston Head Bradford Achievement Service

Overview • Types of schools – diverse provision • Standards – not recognised as

Overview • Types of schools – diverse provision • Standards – not recognised as good enough • The education landscape and what we are doing to improve outcomes

Bradford Schools Age range Maintaining Authority Number in Bradford District – Sept 2014 Nursery

Bradford Schools Age range Maintaining Authority Number in Bradford District – Sept 2014 Nursery schools 3 to 5 Bradford LA 7 Primary schools 3 to 11 Bradford LA 138 Secondary schools 11 to 19 Bradford LA 15 Through Academies 3 to 19 Df. E 3 Secondary Academies 11 to 19 Df. E 9 Primary Academies 3 to 11 Df. E 17 Primary Free schools 3 to 11 Df. E 2 Secondary Free schools 11 to 19 Df. E 5 Special Schools 3 to 19 Bradford LA 6 Special Academies 11 to 19 Df. E 2 Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) 5 to 19 Bradford LA 7 Studio Schools 14 to 19 Df. E 1 TOTAL 212 Type of school

Bradford Schools Independent Sector: • Currently based on Df. E data we have 22

Bradford Schools Independent Sector: • Currently based on Df. E data we have 22 private and independent schools covering statutory aged children across the District. • These are composed of 3 all through schools, 7 primary schools and 12 secondary schools. • 4, 908 pupils are registered as attending these schools in January 2014.

Role of the Local Authority • The core role of the Local Authority (LA)

Role of the Local Authority • The core role of the Local Authority (LA) is to be an advocate of children and young people. • The LA has a key role in championing excellent education standards and the safety and well-being of all children and young people across the district irrespective of the nature of their educational provision • The LA is committed to playing a leading role in driving school improvement and does this in partnership with the schools and settings themselves. • There are circumstances when the LA uses its formal powers to intervene in schools.

The Role of the Local Authority (contd. ) • The LA is committed to

The Role of the Local Authority (contd. ) • The LA is committed to driving up standards and ensuring that there are sufficient numbers of good and outstanding schools to meet the needs of Bradford’s diverse communities. • An important part of this work is the focus on narrowing the gap in the outcomes of underperforming groups

Early Years Foundation Stage

Early Years Foundation Stage

KS 2 L 4+ Reading In 2014 Bradford was ranked 150 th out of

KS 2 L 4+ Reading In 2014 Bradford was ranked 150 th out of 150 LAs

KS 2 L 4+ Writing In 2014 Bradford was ranked 138 th out of

KS 2 L 4+ Writing In 2014 Bradford was ranked 138 th out of 150 LAs

KS 2 L 4+ Maths In 2013 Bradford was ranked 148 th out of

KS 2 L 4+ Maths In 2013 Bradford was ranked 148 th out of 150 LAs

Key Stage 2: 11 year olds 2005 to 2012: 2012 to 2014: English &

Key Stage 2: 11 year olds 2005 to 2012: 2012 to 2014: English & Maths % Level 4+ Reading, Writing & Maths % Level 4+ In 2014 Bradford was ranked 147 th out of 150 LAs

Key Stage 4: 16 year olds % 5+A*-C Inc English & Maths

Key Stage 4: 16 year olds % 5+A*-C Inc English & Maths

KS 5: 18 year olds

KS 5: 18 year olds

Challenges • • • Education standards and rates of progress Number of good and

Challenges • • • Education standards and rates of progress Number of good and outstanding schools Sufficiency of school places Managing turbulence School readiness Readiness for work

Action with Schools The LA has identified four key areas of work within its

Action with Schools The LA has identified four key areas of work within its education improvement strategy: – Further improving the quality of leadership (including governance) across all schools and settings. – Improving school readiness and end of Early Years outcomes. – Improving teaching and learning and raising levels of Literacy across all phases. – Raising attainment of underperforming groups to narrow the attainment gap.

Turbulence and mobility • Bradford experiences high levels of pupil turbulence and inward mobility,

Turbulence and mobility • Bradford experiences high levels of pupil turbulence and inward mobility, particularly from new communities. • Each year, there around 7, 000 in year applications across all year groups. • 72% of in year applications are for primary and 28% for secondary schools. • 49% of all applications are for children who are out of school as they are new to the UK or new or returning to the Bradford district.

Role of Partnerships • • Nursery Consortium District Achievement Partnership Catholic Schools’ Partnership Bradford

Role of Partnerships • • Nursery Consortium District Achievement Partnership Catholic Schools’ Partnership Bradford Primary Improvement Partnership Bradford (Secondary) Partnership 14 -19 Partnership Teaching School Alliances

Specific Actions being taken • Recruitment and retention of the very best leaders •

Specific Actions being taken • Recruitment and retention of the very best leaders • Making sure every school is good or outstanding by 2017 • Visiting every school • Targeting underperformance • Excellence in school Governance • Improving school readiness • Improving Literacy • Improving Teaching and Learning • Preparing for Ofsted inspection of the LA

Any Questions?

Any Questions?

Bradford Museums & Galleries Schools Offer Making good use of local resources The new

Bradford Museums & Galleries Schools Offer Making good use of local resources The new curriculum The Art & Science of Noticing Claire Ackroyd Learning & Outreach Manager Regeneration & Culture BMDC

Why visit Museums & Galleries ? Learn about: • • The history of Bradford

Why visit Museums & Galleries ? Learn about: • • The history of Bradford Support attainment in key curriculum areas Our culture and other cultures The Arts & Artists Take part in: • • Family learning Broadening horizons Gain confidence Celebrating success ‘Every child and young person has the opportunity to experience the richness Museums & Galleries’ - The Arts Council Quality Principles

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery Lister Park BD 9

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery Lister Park BD 9

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery BD 9 Original artworks by famous artists & from different

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery BD 9 Original artworks by famous artists & from different cultures Salima Hashmi David Hockney LS Lowry

Schools Linking Network

Schools Linking Network

Bradford Industrial Museum BD 2 Local History and transport at Moorside Mills, Eccleshill Workshops

Bradford Industrial Museum BD 2 Local History and transport at Moorside Mills, Eccleshill Workshops include: Victorian Classroom Warp & Weft Wash Days

Bolling Hall Museum and Library, BD 4 Opened as a museum in 1915 and

Bolling Hall Museum and Library, BD 4 Opened as a museum in 1915 and one of the oldest public buildings in Bradford Museums provide experiences of living history, drama role play and real objects

Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley BD 20 Stone Age Egyptians Victorians Rocks & Fossils “A

Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley BD 20 Stone Age Egyptians Victorians Rocks & Fossils “A positive experience of a museum where children were able to see historical objects” Yr 4 Class Teacher

Takeover Day Cartwright Hall Hollingwood Primary School June 2014

Takeover Day Cartwright Hall Hollingwood Primary School June 2014

Takeover Day Cartwright Hall Hollingwood Primary School June 2014 A full day of Takeover

Takeover Day Cartwright Hall Hollingwood Primary School June 2014 A full day of Takeover activities can include learning about: • Pest control • Conservation & gilding • The shop & marketing • Giving guided tours

The Art & Science of Noticing Literacy & Communication Pupils look for things that

The Art & Science of Noticing Literacy & Communication Pupils look for things that interest them Guided by their curiosity Supports topic work in school Makes good use of our collections Encourages family learning

The Art & Science of Noticing Bowling Park Primary School visiting Bolling Hall Museum

The Art & Science of Noticing Bowling Park Primary School visiting Bolling Hall Museum Sep 2014 Yr 5 classes from Bowling Park created a blog using their ideas drawing and writing skills

How much does it cost? To book email Learning@bradford. gov. uk Cartwright Hall •

How much does it cost? To book email [email protected] gov. uk Cartwright Hall • • • Lowry Landscapes 1. 5 hrs £ 90 Hello Hockney 2 hrs £ 113 The Art of Islamic Civilization 2 hrs £ 113 Bradford Industrial Museum • Victorian Classroom 2 hrs £ 113 Bolling Hall • History of Bradford in 10 Objects 2 hrs £ 113 Cliffe Castle • • Rocks & Fossils Stone Age 1 hr £ 68 1. 5 hrs £ 90 The Art & Science of Noticing at all sites 1. 5 hrs £ 90

Bradford Museums and Galleries Learning Team For bookings and more information, please contact us

Bradford Museums and Galleries Learning Team For bookings and more information, please contact us [email protected] gov. uk Claire. [email protected]d. gov. uk

Governor Area Briefing Updates From School Governor Service

Governor Area Briefing Updates From School Governor Service

School Websites Publication of information on School Websites – • Governors are reminded that

School Websites Publication of information on School Websites – • Governors are reminded that Ofsted are now paying close attention to school websites and checking that all necessary statutory information is on them in a format that both meets the requirements and is understandable for parents. Governors are responsible for ensuring that the website is kept up to date by the school. • The new Governors Handbook (September 2014) also recommends that information about governors, including details of their annual governing body review, are posted on the school website

Pupil Premium Awards 2015 New system of automatic entry for the awards Schools are

Pupil Premium Awards 2015 New system of automatic entry for the awards Schools are entered if they have been judged for effectiveness at 1 or 2, have the qualifying number of eligible pupils and the information on their website complies with the regulations. They will then be judged on the attainment of their eligible students and notified if they have won an award. £ 1000 for primary schools and £ 4000 for secondary schools. These winners will then be invited to apply for further awards £ 250, 000 top prize for secondary and £ 100, 000 for primary and special schools.

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) • From April 2015 Local Authorities will be allocated

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) • From April 2015 Local Authorities will be allocated funding for EYPP • For 2015 -16 initial funding for the two-year-old programme will be allocated to local authorities in June 2015 using the January 2015 census data • From February 2015, the Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning toolkit will be expanded to cover the early years.

Upcoming events • Public Forum for Education - Celebrating the Success of the Music

Upcoming events • Public Forum for Education - Celebrating the Success of the Music and Arts Service Wednesday 3 December 2014 from 4. 00 pm, Dixons Allerton Academy, Rhodesway, Bradford BD 8 0 DH. • Elections to the Schools Forum – primary governor vacancy – deadline for nominations -24 November • Overview and Scrutiny committee – elections for Parent Governor Representatives – closing date for nominations 28 November

Pact HR Pay policy briefing sessions Briefing sessions specifically for Governors on the changes

Pact HR Pay policy briefing sessions Briefing sessions specifically for Governors on the changes to our new model policy, and the expectations on Governors in the implementation of the policy in schools Tuesday 9 December 6. 30 pm – 8. 00 pm Wednesday 10 December Thursday 11 December Myrtle Park Primary School 6. 30 pm – 8. 00 pm Future House 1. 00 pm – 2. 30 pm Future House Please note, that these sessions are only available to Governors of schools that buy the PACT HR Advisory Service. To book a place please contact the School Governor Service

Training Update There are places still available on: Managing Workforce Change – 26/11/14 Reconstitution

Training Update There are places still available on: Managing Workforce Change – 26/11/14 Reconstitution – 27/11/14 How to manage school building projects New date – 2/12/14 All at Future House – 6. 30 pm

Ofsted have launched a consultation re major proposed changes to the inspection framework. The

Ofsted have launched a consultation re major proposed changes to the inspection framework. The consultation is on the Ofsted website and closes on 5 December. Information about the changes and a questionnaire available via a shortcut from the Ofsted website front page: http: //www. ofsted. gov. uk/

Open Discussion An opportunity for Governors to share good practice and any issues

Open Discussion An opportunity for Governors to share good practice and any issues

Next Briefing Dates Monday 9 March 2015 – at Future House Repeated on Tuesday

Next Briefing Dates Monday 9 March 2015 – at Future House Repeated on Tuesday 10 March at Eastwood Primary Both from 6 pm – 7. 30 pm