Incident reporting in schools: how effective are existing processes?
  February 15 2022
This reflective blog is by teamSOS, our incident response solution partners. How effective are runners, emails and radios?
TeamSOS Heron Way Primary School case study
  December 13 2021
An inspiring example of how a Primary School replaced radios with teamSOS for their incident response solution
Some DfE updates to be aware of - additional funding for your school
  September 24 2021
We wanted to make our Finance & Accountancy blog subscribers aware of the new information available from .Gov.uk about additional funding for your school.
Arbor Covid Attendance
  September 21 2021

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Arbor have archived the X03 and X04 codes (except for reporting), and introduced new X08 and X09 codes to help the DfE collect data on absences due to public health advice.
5 ways teamSOS will help your school next term and beyond
  August 06 2021
Safeguarding, Ransomware, Staff safety and wellbeing, Covid-19… there’s so much to plan for.
Report the impact of COVID-19 on your budget in 7 easy steps
  June 25 2021
SBS Budgets enables you to create a bespoke analysis tag for COVID-19, in order to plan for COVID-related expenses.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) workforce fund
  March 12 2021
The ESFA have released guidance on how you can claim eligible costs related to staff absences during the period 1st November 2020 to 31st December 2020.
Malware discovered on laptops provided by government
  January 22 2021
It has been brought to our attention that Malware has been found on school laptops given out by government. What is the latest? Teachers have reported suspicious files and the Department for Educa...
Welcome back! ESFA submission dates for 2021
  January 08 2021
First of all, welcome back! No sooner are we back, we are in another lockdown. Fingers crossed this won’t be for long and we will back in schools in no time. As we return after the Christmas break...
Covid-19 Testing in Schools & Colleges from January.
  December 17 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) asymptomatic testing in schools and colleges. Beginning in January testing will be made available to all members of staff, all pupils and students in schools and colleges. Tes...