Grounds Maintenance 2018/19 Packages Now Available to Purchase
We're pleased to announce that the 2018/19 Grounds Maintenance offer is now available to purchase on the Derbyshire Services for Schools site.
Please go to the Grounds Maintenance landing page on the website to see the offer available to your school.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact either Steve Barringham (Derbyshire North) or Peter Hogg (Derbyshire South):
Tel: 01629 533230
Mobile: 07795 021 933
Tel: 01629 533550
Packages and Services for 2018/19
2018/19 Packages and Services are now available to purchase online through the Derbyshire Services for Schools website.
Across the site you’ll be able to find our new 2018/19 offers, listed on both provider service pages and the Buy Now page.
2018/19 Packages and Services from the following providers are currently available to purchase:
Budget Advice and Planning
Creative Media Alternative Education
Cleaning and Caretaking Services
Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service
Derbyshire Property Packages (DPP)
Derbyshire Environmental Studies Service
Eco Schools & Waste Management
Fischer Family Trust
Free School Meals and Early Years Pupil Premium Reports
Health and Safety
Human Resources - Advisory Service
Human Resources - Recruitment and Pay
Information Governance Services and Support
Insurance and Risk Management
IT Support Services
Legal Advice and Support
Positive Play Support Programme
RM Integris Training & Support
School Admissions Appeals
School Admissions for Own Admissions Authority Schools
School Visits Approval and Monitoring Service (EVOLVE)
Swimming For Schools
Vehicle Fleet Services
Waste and Recycling Services
Not available yet
Derbyshire Record Office
The record office are currently in the process of reviewing their service offer and will be launching a revised offer later in the Spring.
The details of the new IMP scheme, which will run from 2018 to 2021, are currently being finalised. Full details of the scheme, including prices, will be posted on the
Services for Schools site during the week commencing 5th March.
Charges for 2018/19 are currently being finalised by the Grounds Maintenance team and will be uploaded to the site during the week commencing 5th March.
Education Improvement Service and Governor Support
Ahead of the new 2018/19 academic year, we are currently reviewing how the Education Improvement Service and Governor Support services are presented on the Services
for Schools site. New pages for these services will be launched during the Spring, including full details of 2018/19 academic year packages.
The 18/19 Work Experience offer will be launched week commencing 5th March
Purchasing 2017/18 and 2018/10 packages and services
Whilst 2018/19 packages and services have been prioritised on the site, you’ll still be able to purchase 2017/18 offers. To do this, either click on the ‘Buy available 2017/18 services’ button on the main services page or, on each provider page, select the ‘Buy previous period services’ option available from the Services menu listed on the right-hand side of the page.
Derbyshire Services for Schools Brochure
Alongside the updated site, our new 2018/19 Derbyshire Services for Schools brochure should reach you within the next few days. The brochure contains news and information about the Services for Schools programme, as well as an overview of all services currently available as well as a comprehensive FAQs section.
If you don’t receive your brochure within the next two weeks, please let us know. An electronic version can be downloaded on the right hand side of this page.
Additional Help and Support
As always, the Derbyshire Services for Schools team are available to provide help and support about any aspect of the Services for Schools site or the purchasing process. Our helpline is open from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday.
Between February and June the team will also be touring the county to provide user support and assistance for the Services for Schools website.
At every event there will be the opportunity to receive full training for the Derbyshire Services for Schools website, including the training booking functionality. The team will also be on-hand to answer any questions about the Services for Schools programme.
All events are drop-in sessions so you don't need to book. Full information - including dates and venues - can be found here.
Contact the Derbyshire Services for Schools Training Team for help and support
Contact your Derbyshire Services for Schools Training Team for help and support
Did you know we have a dedicated Derbyshire Services for Schools Training Team available, able to help and assist you with all your Training queries.
Our phone lines are open Monday-Friday - 8.00 am – 5.00 pm, when we can help you with the following:
Booking training courses and conferences
Discussing transactions and cancellations
Running delegate history report
Viewing your school’s current bookings and training history
Changing delegates on bookings
Any other general Training queries
Call us on 01629 536546 or email us at S4S.Training@derbyshire.gov.uk.
We are here to help!
Serious Case Review Conference - New Date!
The Serious Case Review Conference which was due to run on 2nd March 2018, has now been rescheduled for Wednesday 10th October 2018 and will be held at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham.
Please note that we have combined the Serious Case Review Conference with the Annual Safeguarding Conference which was already scheduled for 10th October 2018.
Existing bookings have now been transferred to the new date and new bookings can now be made via the following course page here.
If you have any queries, please contact the S4S Training Team on 01629 536546 or email S4S.Training@derbyshire.gov.uk.
Find out what Forest School is and see it in action: 19th April 2018
Introduction to Forest School Course: 19th April 2018
Change your pupil's lives! Find out what Forest School is and see it in action.
Book your place on our Introduction to Forest School Course on 19th April and find out how you and your pupils could benefit from this transformational approach to outdoor learning. 9.15 – 3.00pm, £80 per person. http://www.services.derbyshire.gov.uk/Event/62885 Closing date: 12/04/2018