Updates for Course and Conference Cancellations in Adverse Weather Conditions
We will be keeping you updated with any course and conference cancellations during the winter months.
For any updates regarding cancellations due to adverse weather conditions, please continue to monitor the Services for Schools banner, which you will find on the public portal. We will aim to give you as much notice as possible.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the S4S Training Team on 01629 536546 or via email S4S.Training@derbyshire.gov.uk
Health & Safety Training - forthcoming events
We have released some new health and safety training courses. On the 26th February we are running our course for new/acting Headteachers and Business Managers, 4th March a Fire Safety Management Course and on the 29th March an Accident Reporting and Investigation Course. If you have bought into our health and safety training package there is no additional charge for these courses. Details of the courses are in the health and safety training brochure but if you require further information you can give us a ring on 01629 536525 for further details.
Booking for these training courses is available on the S4S website
Free Staff Learning Tours along the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site
Come and find out about the wealth of learning opportunities available to your pupils along the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.
8th March 2019 - learning tour for teachers, teaching assistants and group leaders of Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils.
13th March 2019 - learning tour for teachers, teaching assistants and group leaders of Key Stage 3, 4 and Post 16 students.
The tour will be led by experts and includes travel by minibus along the valley and access and entry to a wide range of sites including:
Birdswood trip boat on the Cromford Canal
Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills
Derbyshire Record Office
High Peak Junction Railway Workshops
Strutt's North Mill Belper.
Come and find out why this special area was inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and the wide range of learning opportunities, trips, visits, projects and experiences that your young people get involved in. Full details are available here. or on the attached flyers.
Places are limited. To reserve your FREE place please email environmentalstudies@Derbyshire.gov.uk or call 01629 533439.
These opportunities are being offered as one of the projects forming part of the Vital Valley Great Place Scheme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England.
Cabinet Approval of ThinkIT framework
We are pleased to confirm that Cabinet approved the use of the ThinkIT framework by Derbyshire County Council and schools for the procurement of IT equipment and services. The framework is available for call off quotes (direct award), three quotes, mini-competition and full tender.
ThinkIT framework has undergone the OJEU compliance process and due diligence carried out on all suppliers on the framework, with a range of categories from equipment, cloud services, audio visual, licensing, print to name a few.
Accessing the framework can be direct, however we do provide the option of reviewing your requirements prior to submitting quote requests, and as a trusted support partner for schools in Derbyshire and beyond we are working closely
with the framework on the delivery of major school infrastructure projects.
To place a request for quote directly to the ThinkIT Framework please use the online form REQUEST A QUOTE
To find out more about how your school can benefit from a safe, compliant and DFE recommended procurement route please contact Paul Livingstone at firstname.lastname@example.org
ThinkIT Please click here for a Youtube Video
Details on the DFE’s deals for schools can be found at:
December 'Snippet' Available Now
The RM Integris Training & Support Team are pleased to bring you the latest newsletter; the December edition of the 'Snippet' including articles on the new DfE Sign-in and the January 2019 Pupil Census.
We would also like to wish you all a well deserved break over the festive season. .