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.
To further refine and implement the package of support and training on offer we are now looking for a small team of subject experts and specialists to join Tiffany. Continue reading “Job Opportunity: Outreach Support Worker Roles”
We are pleased to announce a new fully funded training offer available for primary teaching assistants (TAs) working in the Opportunity Area. Delivered by experienced training providers, the courses, which are running in the 2019 spring and summer terms, focus on topics highlighted by local TAs as key areas of need: Continue reading “Primary School TA Training”
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 for school clusters in the region. These are one-year fixed term posts, available either full or part time on a secondment basis. Continue reading “Job Opportunity: SEND Reviewer Roles”
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 at the recent Stakeholder Meeting where we presented and discussed the progress of projects already underway and discussed some of the key issues facing young people in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire. In this letter, you will read about some of our ongoing activities and some initiatives that are just starting. The pace of the programme is increasing as we move from the planning stage to the implementation stage. Continue reading “Schools Newsletter – November 2018”
As the first academic year of the opportunity area programme is drawing to a close, we’ve decided to share some of the success stories so far. Continue reading “Opportunity area success stories”