The spring term Area Primary Headteacher meetings took place in March.
The spring term newsletter was circulated at the meeting and is published on the EPHA website.
The dates of the meetings were:
NORTH EAST Wednesday 6 March Colchester Stadium, CO4 5UP
SOUTH Thursday 7 March Holiday Inn, Basildon, SS14 3DG
WEST Wednesday 13 March Business Centre, Takeley, CM22 6PU
MID Thursday 14 March Chelmsford City Football Club, CM1 2EH
The agenda included updates from the Local Authority, including information about traded services and an update on the SEND strategy. The information about the educational data traded service package is attached and was discussed at the meeting.
The Local Director for Virgincare attended each meeting, and gave headteachers a chance to discuss and feedback on the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service 3 Year Strategic Plan for School Age Children (2018 – 2021).
Headteachers also considered the proposed framework for Ofsted inspections from September 2019, and had a chance to input to the draft EPHA consultation response.
Safeguarding Forum meeting
In the afternoon Jo Barclay ran the termly safeguarding forum meeting in each area.
Minutes of all the meetings are attached.