Support from ContinYou - for the development of extended services in and around schools Dawn Gilderoy Regional Development Manager (North East) Ver 2008.2
Previous structure- three thematic circles… Parental Support and Family Learning Extended and Integrated Services for Children and Young People Healthy, Active and Learning Communities
Which we are proposing changing to… Families Children and Young People Communities
Skilled for Health Blakenall (Walsall) NDC Sum It PS & FL Programmes Extended/Community Focused Schools Study Support/oshl Breakfast Clubs Pyramid Programmes Children’s Centres Supplementary Schools Warwickshire Parent Partnership Service Lewisham Supplementary Schools Programme Coventry Supplementary Schools Programme Ealing Supplementary Schools Programme What’s Cooking Kids (NE) Washed and Delivered Busy Bees Taking Part Own Zone Book It! What’s Cooking Sing Up Singing for Success Training, events and consultancy Our national contracts & programmes Our regional & local projects Our products & services These lists are NOT exhaustive
So in fact regionalisation looks like Services for Communities A Service Director and her/his team National Contracts and Programmes Products and Services Regional and Local Projects Delivers Through Services for Families Services for Children and Young People
5 Key Themes <ul><li>Face to face targeted and bespoke support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking events for schools/cluster managers etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting ESRA networks (with TDA) and other events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interventions and training programmes (pre-planned & bespoke) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating an interactive ‘Learning Exchange’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Revising, re-structuring and enhancing the website to enable greater interaction and easier access to resources especially those for study support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dissemination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through our wide variety of publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences (taking part & support) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quality and visibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Code of Practice to be published </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ What good looks like’ scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business planning models </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder and partnership development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead partner for study support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Termly briefings for large VCS partners/providers </li></ul></ul>
Study Support ContinYou Remit <ul><li>Lead partner for Study Support – lead partner role has been established by TDA in the delivery of Extended Services. </li></ul><ul><li>ContinYou aims to work with study support partners to achieve maximum benefit for all involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Work will negotiated, shared, signposted and delivered through partnerships, nationally, regionally and locally. </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is to ensure: </li></ul><ul><li>more coherent planning and sharing of information between partners </li></ul><ul><li>increased opportunities to share in learning and development across the partnership, with particular reference to study support </li></ul>
Two additional ‘projects’ running through the work <ul><li>Outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capturing successful practice in outreach in children’s centres and extended schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distilling how to get the best outcomes from current practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminating the information widely through all our networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Policy Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing regular insights to DCSF & GOs to assist policy development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capturing successful practice in co-location in children’s centres and extended schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distilling how to get the best outcomes from current practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminating the information widely through all our networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cluster Manager, Sch. Imp. Planning framework and other national training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting TDA training events with content wherever possible </li></ul></ul>
Possible options*: - things you might expect from us *not exhaustive School Improvement Working with your school improvement advisers so that they are on board with extended services and their impact on school improvement, linking to the School Imp. Planning framework. Providing models of delivery that will assure school improvement. Cluster Managers Working with your cluster managers and those from other neighbouring authorities to deal with issues, ensure key links with senior leadership (inc governors) in schools and ensure delivery of quality services with measurable outcomes Governors Providing training for governors on their key role in the development of services and the links to school improvement & planning – directly or through the governor service managers. Working with cluster managers to ensure they understand governance issues Elected members Providing regional or local training for elected members on the importance of extended and integrated services and the local authority’s key role in building strategy and brokering partnerships. Ensuring coherence with children’s centres and youth policies Study Support Providing training for schools/study support coordinators on quality development, specific issues in building programmes, breakfast clubs, partnerships with the voluntary/community sector etc. and links to childcare/safe place to be (inc Working Tax Credit issues)
Getting the most from Ask <ul><li>questions about the strategy or your priorities - about examples of good practice - for help in networking with other schools, clusters or local authorities - your ContinYou staff to accompany you on school visits to plan future support - for support in talking with heads who are uncertain of the agenda - for advice on funding and sustainability </li></ul>Attend - our regular cluster networking events. These are designed by cluster co-ordinators and ContinYou staff or consultants and provide a great opportunity to network and hear what other schools and clusters are doing as well as learning about key aspects of policy delivery Use - our website ( www.continyou.org.uk ) – it contains advice, documents, case studies and news of events and is regularly updated – NB it will be further enhanced during 2008-9 Celebrate <ul><li>tell us your successes by letting us include them as case studies on the website and share them with others - share your documents on our website </li></ul>
Other support from ContinYou - available in addition to the DCSF contracted support services For further details of these charged services offered by the charity please contact Dawn Gilderoy Regional Development Manager (North East) dawn [email_address] Ver 2008.2
Additional training available for those involved in developing extended services Birmingham Planning effective and targeted extended services Writing an evaluative SEF 20 June am pm Further information and costs from [email_address] London Strategic role of governors in extended services and school improvement Governors’ responsibilities under ECM 16 June am pm Birmingham Developing strategic inter-schools work Planning as a community of schools 13 June am London Developing strategic inter-schools work Planning as a community of schools 9 June am pm London Planning effective and targeted extended services Writing an evaluative SEF 4 June am pm London Ofsted and extended services Narrowing the achievement gap 9 May am pm
ContinYou's projects and links that run alongside our main DCSF contract
<ul><li>Pyramid </li></ul><ul><li>Pyramid, which is now part of ContinYou, runs therapeutic after-school clubs that are specially designed for children in primary schools who are quiet, shy, anxious, withdrawn or finding it difficult to make friends. The aim of the clubs is to provide children with an enjoyable, positive experience, in a group, with lots of new experiences and chances to develop friendships. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information contact: email@example.com </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul><ul><li>Share is a parental involvement programme that is used in many schools and other settings throughout the UK. To support their children's learning, parents and carers work with their children at home, using a range of exciting Share materials. These complement classroom teaching of English and Maths at the Foundation Stage and at Key Stages 1 to 3, and are linked to the Literacy and Numeracy Frameworks. Parents have the chance to gain accreditation for what they learn as they take part in the programme. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org </li></ul>Support for children and families
The National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education <ul><li>The National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRC), which is part of ContinYou, offers support to those running supplementary and complementary education throughout England, through providing information, advice and training. The NRC has developed a quality framework for supplementary education. It seeks to raise the profile of supplementary schools, and to enable them to build partnerships with mainstream schools and to secure funds to support their work. </li></ul><ul><li>Join the movement! </li></ul><ul><li>Join the NRC and help give a voice to the supplementary education sector. You can contribute to research and policy that will make a real difference to supplementary schools. By joining, you’ll get access to a wide range of free materials and discounts on resources that will help you manage and run your supplementary school successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>Membership is free of charge. At this stage, membership is open to supplementary schools based in England only. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information contact: [email_address] </li></ul>
Subscriptions Schools ETC A magazine for everyone throughout the UK who is involved in extending services in and around schools. It highlights the huge range of partnerships and initiatives being developed in and through schools to extend services and to support learning beyond the classroom. £40 a year – there’s 5% discount for clusters of ten or more schools. When all schools in a local authority subscribe, you save 20%. For further information contact: [email_address] . Governors’ Agenda The aim of Governors’ Agenda is to support school governors and those who train and work with them by providing information, comment and training ideas. £35 a year For further information contact: [email_address] .
Subscriptions Breakfast Club Plus Breakfast Club Plus (BC+) is a UK-wide network that supports breakfast clubs. Benefits of membership include a termly newsletter, special offers, training, and members’ tools, information and advice in the BC+ web pages. If you subscribe to Schools ETC , you’ll receive free membership of BC+. £12.50 (inc VAT) until 30 April 2008. For further information contact: [email_address] or [email_address] ontinyou.org.uk And two free e-newsletters: These will keep you informed about issues, events, training courses, resources, publications, reports and funding opportunities that are available in your area of work. You can sign up for the e-newsletters via our website, and you will have access to back issues. Extended schools e-news bulletin : keep up to date with all that’s going on in the area of extending services in schools by subscribing to this e-newsletter. Supporting Community Focused Schools (SCFS) e-newsletter : subscribe to keep up to date with the community focused schools agenda in Wales. Contact the editor to contribute your news and information.
Publications Schools Plus to extended schools: lessons from the last 5 years This publication charts the success stories of schools that have developed their work with communities and made a positive difference to children and families. Paperback £15.00 plus p&p How are we doing? This toolkit offers schools practical guidance on evaluating their progress in developing extended services. Pack £15.00 plus p&p Working in partnership to support families These materials are designed to enable people who support families to work in partnership more effectively. Ring-binder and CD £25.00 plus £6 p&p Coping with kids A collection of illustrations intended as triggers for discussion about the kinds of issues faced by all parents. Booklet £10.00 plus p&p Community Learning Champions Materials for training local people to act as champions of learning for others in their local communities. Ring-binder £60.00 plus p&p
Lack of impact on bottom 10% Personalised learning Training Extended Services Training Opportunities ContinYou offers a programme of courses to support the development of extended services and a variety of workshops targeted at schools, governors, cluster co-ordinators and elected members in local authorities. To find out more, email [email_address] . Developing Men Friendly Organisations This programme aims to support all those who are working to engage men more effectively in their organisations . To find out more, email [email_address] . Preparing for partnership with parents This is a practical, generic training package on developing facilitation skills that can be used for working with adults in a variety of situations. To find out more, email [email_address] . MA in Leading Community Learning This is an innovative three-year postgraduate programme for anyone working in a community-based context. The MA is offered by ContinYou in conjunction with the University of Staffordshire. To find out more, email [email_address] . Community Learning Champions ContinYou has developed a programme that engages local people to act as champions of learning for others in their local communities. To find out more, email [email_address] .
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