Minutes, presentations and information following the Spring term headteacher meetings

Monday 25th February 2019

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.

Pam Langmead