Somerset County Council Schools and Traded ICT team www.sccict.co.uk/sweet-2019 are hosting a one day conference held at Dillington House, Ilminster. The event will be an opportunity for schools to take part in an informative and engaging day that will showcase educational technology that is currently available to them. There will be workshops, presentations and trade stands where you will have the opportunity to talk first hand with companies from within the industry.
We are pleased to announce that Google, Microsoft & Apple will each be present for the day and will deliver the following:
Google - Key note presentation - Google in Education delivered by Roger Slade (Google Account Manager – South)
Workshop – Google Classroom your mission control delivered by Roger Slade & Jason Tye
Microsoft – Key note presentation - How Technology has helped my school, Join this showcase school to learn how with leadership, technology can truly improve your teachers’ time in the classroom and help impact student outcomes. Join this school to hear how their digital journey improved their experience in and out of the classroom - Headteacher (showcase school TBC)
Workshop – Introduction to O365. Join us to see how Office 365 can be used in the classroom beyond PowerPoint and Exchange with Teams and OneNote engaging, enthusing and delighting your students while giving you more time to focus on teaching. delivered by Callum Paine, Modern Classroom Specialist.
Apple – Key note presentation - Raising the Bar for Learning with Technology delivered by delivered by Apple Education
Workshop - Evidence-Informed approaches to using technology to raise attainment delivered by Apple Education
For more information and details of the programme please follow this link - www.sccict.co.uk/sweet-2019
Price is £15 per person.
Click here to view more information and to book this event.
2019 School Holiday Camps
Have you thought about the Summer holidays yet? SSE Outdoors have a variety of School Holiday Camps at Kilve Court including deisgning your very own computer game to creating your own musical with dance, song and live music.
We are also offering day activity trips such as setting personal goals on archery, exploring and finding historic fossils on Kilve Beach and getting to new heights on their climbing wall. You can drop your child off early and pick them up later for an additional cost. If you would like day visits Monday to Friday, we are even offering the Friday for free!
We also have activity camps where children and young people can challenge themselves on our high ropes course, race around on wheels and carry out bushcraft activities.
For more information on the School Holiday Camps, please see leaflet attached.
How we can help you:
The Marjorie Hickling Bursary Fund is available to meet part of the cost of a camp when parents/guardian have financial constraints. As an Ofsted provider, we also accept payment using the following childcare vouchers – Computer Share, Edenred and Kiddivouchers.
Download an application form from the website (www.sseoutdoors.co.uk) and email it over, call the office on 01278 741270 or email SSEOutdoors@somerset.gov.uk.
If you would like paper copies of the flyers to put in book bags please contact us on 01278 741270 or email SSEOutdoors@somerset.gov.uk.
Somerset Schools Vacancies - Updated weekly
The Somerset Teaching Vacancy and Blue Sheet Vacancy Bulletins can now be found on the SSE website.
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SSE SIMS Conference
Working with you now and in the future. Please come and join us at our exciting SIMS Conference, hear from our knowledgeable speakers and share best practice. The aim of the day is to help you meet the current and future challenges your school is facing.
For more information, please see flyer attached, or click here to book.
New Provider - The School Bus (Hub4Leaders)
We would like to draw your attention to an offer that SSE have negotiated with a provider that we feel would be a significant help to schools in terms of saving time, money and keeping you supported and informed:
The School Bus (Hub4Leaders)
TheSchoolBus is an online library of resources covering all aspects of school life including; Safeguarding, Policy and Compliance, HR, Finance, Teaching & Learning, Governance, Ofsted Preparation and much more. A subscription gives access to all staff members, including the Governing body.
All content is written in-house using the most up to date legislation and guidance. Said content is frequently verified and immediately updated should any changes to legislation or guidance necessitate.
An email notification service is available to receive links to new content on any chosen subject(e.g. Safeguarding, Early Years Provision)
Document creation service included in cost; if a desired resource isn’t already on the site they’ll make it for you within 3 working days at no extra cost.
For more information on this provider click here
All schools purchasing via the SSE website will benefit from a 10% discount on catalogue prices. Current prices start from £315.