Our next meeting is a jointly with the SE19 SEND Network, on 25th September 2020, from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

Currently booked at Broadway House Conference Centre, Tothill Street, London. An update and invitation will be circulated in early September. It is possible the meeting will be changed to a webinar.

Please see the forward plan for details of meeting themes.



Education Network meeting dates for 2020:

25 September 2020 – 10.30am to 3.30pm

27 November 2020 - 10.30am to 1.30pm

29 January 2021 - 10.30am to 1.30pm

12 March 2021 - 10.30am to 1.30pm

The SE Education Network links closely with the SE19 SEND Network. To view the latest news and updates from the SE19 SEND Network, please see here .

Updates and Meeting Documents

Our latest Education Updates:

Education Network Update 31st July
Education Network Update 24th July

Education Network Update 17th July

Education Network Update 6th July


AD Education Network Meeting documents:

10th July 2020

Meeting notes

5 June 2020

Meeting notes

24 January 2020

Meeting Notes

Meeting slides

CME Development Proposal



Local Covid-19 Response Documents 

As well as the resources on our generic covid-19 page, here are some materials and tools developed for, and with, our schools in the South-East.
From W Berks: webinar 1 and webinar 2 for school leaders; topics covered include school development planning and teacher performance management.
From Oxfordshire: their
webportal with local and national resources and guidance for schools for recovery and reopening.
From W Berks: format for discussing lessons learned from lock-down.

H&S and risk assessment

From Hampshire: guides to recovery planning for EY settings, primary, special and secondary schools.
From Milton Keynes: tool for schools to risk assess prior to reopening.
From Bracknell Forest: example H&S Policy for schools, including covid-19 procedures, and risk assessment tool.
From Slough: recovery planning guide for early years settings.
From Surrey: A guide to support mental health and wellbeing in school during recovery.
From Windsor and Maidenhead: tool for schools to risk assess reopening to more pupils.
From W Sussex: tool for schools to risk assess reopening to more pupils.
From W Berks: updated risk assessment guidance for schools in preparation for September.

Remote learning and 'recovery' curriculum

From Slough: new and updated suite of early years resources in preparation for September and the rest of the new academic year,
From Milton Keynes: tool to support the return to school and recovery planning (including from September).
From Slough: remote learning tips for pupils, teachers and parents.
From West Berkshire: preparing for recovery (presentation), an example recovery curriculum and support materials for primary schools. Support materials: oracy, oracy & wellbeing and bereavement workbook.

Support for transitions

W Berkshire: virtual support for the transition from year 6 to year 7
W Sussex: A transitions guide for schools and advice for schools on transfer of assessment information this year. Guidance for schools and assessment tools about pupils' emotional and mental wellbeing.

Information for parents / pupils

Southampton have produced a leaflet to summarise the city's approach to schools reopening.
From W Sussex: information for parents and stakeholders about school reopening.
From Kent: Video designed with young people about returning to school, produced by Kent CC Virtual School. Suitable for a range of pupils in addition to those involved with a virtual school.


School leader associations respond to DfE guidance for September opening:

ASCL offer a briefing and a helpful planning checklist.

NAHT have produced a helpful summary.








Education Network Sub-groups

Children Missing Education Network

Next meeting:

29 Sept 2020 - 1pm - 3.30pm Shaw House, Newbury (or virtual, decision in early Sept).

Notes from meeting on 1st July 2020

Notes from meeting on 5th May 2020

Terms of reference for the CME group

Education Data sub-group

Next meeting:

2nd July 2020 - 10am - 3pm.
Venue: Longley Room, Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 1UZ.

Contact Details

Education Network: Chris Owen
07825 862330