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UPDATE NO 519 19 August 2022
Reminders from previous weeks
Tools & Templates
We have produced a Regional Improvement Plan (July 2022) which will underpin activities while we await publication of the DfE’s reponse to the McAllister Care Review, which is anticipated in Autumn 2023
Closing on 21 September a Social Work England consultation on Readiness for Professional Practice
On 5 August LGA published a series of 8 case studies looking at health inequalities and children, including one on Cherwell, Oxfordshire
On 28 July The Institute of Health Visiting published a quick update and signposting to resources for the raft of policy publications from the Department of Health and Social Care following the enactment of the Health and Care Act 2022
On 28 July DfE published statistics on suspensions and permanent exclusions in 2020/21 academic year
On 19 July, DfE updated its child exploitation disruption toolkit
On 18 July Action for Children, Barnados, National Children’s Bureau, The Children’s Society and NSPCC jointly published Stopping the Spiral: Children and young people’s services spending 2010-11 to 2020-21
On 8 July, the HoC Education Select Committee published “Educational Poverty: how children in residential care have been let down and what to do about it”
On 7 July Ofsted published Main findings: children’s social care in England 2022
On 7 July the Local Government Ombudsman published Out of school, out of sight?
On 6 July LGA published a Code of practice for councils responding to civil claims of non-recent Child Sexual Abuse
On 6 July LGA published Form and function: exploring structural change in children’s services
On 5 July DfE published Key Stage 2 attainment 2022 national headlines
On 30 June DfE published guidance on Schools Causing Concern which will come into force on 1 September 2022
On 30 June DfE published Local authority school places scorecards for 2020/21
On 30 June DfE published updated guidance on virtual school head role extension to children with a social worker
On 23 June DfE published an updated version of Sustainability in high needs systems Guidance for local authorities