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Early Years
Early Years Service
The Early Years Service brings together the statutory and non-statutory duties of the Local Authority. It combines the functions previously undertaken by EY Locality Advisers, pre-school workers, EY f...

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Daily update - 3rd June
04 Jun
Good evening, I hope that you are all well and that the wider reopening is successful. You will be aware that there have been temporary changes to SEND legislation as a result of COVID-19. We have been exploring the changes and looking at how we respond locally. As such please find attached a briefing focussed specifically on these and the local response/support. Kind regards Charlotte Jones Acting Director of Education Gloucestershire County Council Block 1, 3rd Floor Shire Hall, Gloucester, GL1 2TG.
Insurance update for June
04 Jun
Please see the document attached
Please be aware of the following RE academy buy-back
03 Jun
The following services have yet to launch but we are awaiting there launch shortly: Human Resources Occupational Health Educational Psychology Service & Advisory Teaching Service also remain temporarily suspended due to an inability to meet session needs with on-going quarantine. When this situation changes, messaging will go out to all schools to inform them as such If you have any other queries about your buy-back, please contact us at GCCPlusSupport@gloucestershire.gov.uk
Severn Trent Water: Lead Sampling in Schools
03 Jun
Severn Trent Water are currently working with Public Health England and Asset Management & Property Services to protect schools from lead. This process involves an extensive water quality sampling programme and to achieve this, they will need access to school premises. Severn Trent Water will be contacting schools separately to agree a date/ time convenient to you and they will adhere to all current Government social distances rules and practices. If you have any queries about this programme please contact Richard Hitchins on 01452 328828 or email richard.hitichins@gloucestershire.gov.uk
ParentPay refund update - 1st June
01 Jun
Please see the attached update