Fenland and East Cambridgeshire OA Survey

The Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area (FECOA) are keen to understand the impact of their programmes and activities in your school, college, or early years setting.  To that end, they have commissioned a team of researchers at the Faculty of Education University of Cambridge to evaluate the range of FECOA-supported activities this school year. Continue reading “Fenland and East Cambridgeshire OA Survey”

Call for OA Advocates – Headteachers and Early Years Setting Leads

We are looking for local headteachers and early years (EY) setting leads who may be interested in becoming advocates for the Opportunity Area (OA) programme. If you would like to get involved, we would ask you to select an area of the programme which interests you most and in which you feel confident to shareContinue reading “Call for OA Advocates – Headteachers and Early Years Setting Leads”

Curriculum Support Survey

We have put together a curriculum support survey in collaboration with Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Teaching School Hub. The survey will help us to identify curriculum strengths and development needs to enable key partners to plan and implement support for schools across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  Please complete the curriculumContinue reading “Curriculum Support Survey”

Year 4 Announcement

Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area launched in January 2017, when Fenland ranked 319th out of 324 districts in the Social Mobility Index, and East Cambridgeshire ranked 311th. Since then, we have helped reduce the gap between disadvantaged children and their peers in reading and speaking in their early years. At Key Stage 2, moreContinue reading “Year 4 Announcement”

Job Opportunity: Outreach Support Worker Roles

In the Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area (OA) one of our priorities is to improve the support for children and young people with mental health concerns and Special Educational Needs. We have recently appointed Tiffany Middleton as the SEND and Inclusion Regional Lead to develop a package of support for schools in the OA.Continue reading “Job Opportunity: Outreach Support Worker Roles”

Job Opportunity: SEND Reviewer Roles

The Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area, in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, is recruiting for a team of SEND reviewers to improve outcomes for children with special educational needs and disabilities in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire. These SEND reviewers will act as expert advisors to schools as well as coordinate supportive SEND activity forContinue reading “Job Opportunity: SEND Reviewer Roles”

Schools Newsletter – November 2018

Message from our Chair As we approach the end of the calendar year it is a good time to reflect on the progress we have made and look forward to the exciting work ahead of us in the New Year. I was therefore thrilled to be joined by stakeholders from across the Opportunity Area atContinue reading “Schools Newsletter – November 2018”