The theme for this year's Anti Bullying Week (November 13th - 17th) is All Different, All Equal. There are some nice ideas for activities at www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week including Odd Socks Day (Monday 13th November) when all pupils(and staff) are encouraged to wear odd socks to school. There is also a really nice "kindness cards" activity shared by Katie Dodington of Midsomer Norton Primary School and a link to Roundhill Primary School's excellent Equalities / Anti-Bullying Charter developed by their E Team and which they are happy for other schools to adapt / adopt .
The School Admissions & Transport Team provides a quality service to parents and schools, as follows:• Updates, advice and guidance on admissions legislation including code of practice and latest government policy• Advice on admission arrangements and carry out statutory consultation• Determine ranking of applications in accordance with the Academy admission arrangements• Deal with routine correspondence• Arrange appeal hearings with the Council’s Democratic Services Team• Provide an official response to the parents’ appeal prior to the hearing• Present school appeals• Provide information and guidance on the Fair Access protocol
Admissions Appeals and Exclusion Appeals Service
The service can offer a well-proven, experienced and efficient team to deliver admission appeals and exclusion review hearings.
Children Missing Education Service
The Children Missing Education Service (CMES) work with schools to promote attendance and reduce absence. Identify children who are missing education. Execute powers and duties that govern school attendance. Lead on child employment and children who perform.
Director of Public Health Award
The Director of Public Health Award is the health and well-being award for Early Years settings, schools and FE Colleges in Bath and North East Somerset. It is the next step forward in the promotion of healthier lives for children and young people from 0 - 19.
The DPH Award recognises and rewards educational settings that deliver health and well- being outcomes. It enables them to identify and tackle health issues, inequalities and ‘narrow the gap’ in their own communities.