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1112, 2017

Postponement of the Data Managers’ Meeting

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Communication, CPD, IMS, Latest News|0 Comments

The date of the data managers' meeting was changed from December 6, to Friday 12 January. The principle reason for the change is to give as much notice as possible to recent subscribers to our service. We apologize for any inconvenience that the change has caused to colleagues who had already put the December date in their diaries. The venue [...]

1810, 2017

Introduction to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: IMS, IT, Latest News, Online|0 Comments

General Data Protection Regulations are coming! Are you ready? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 introducing new rules regarding Data Protection of personal data and fines of up to €20 for the most serious breaches. This is an essential introduction to GDPR so that you understand the changes in legislation and what [...]

1810, 2017

Integra HR DBS Checking Service

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Human Resources, Latest News|0 Comments

Integra now offer a fast DBS checking service. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is carried out as part of an organisation’s recruitment and vetting procedures. DBS checks are a critical part of the safeguarding process for staff with access to vulnerable adults and children or those in certain prescribed roles. If you have staff that need to [...]

1610, 2017

Food for Life Served Here Silver Award

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Catering, Communication, Facilities, Latest News|0 Comments

Integra are delighted to have received a Food for Life Served Here silver award from the Soil Association. This recognises that we serve food made from fresh, local ingredients, which is free from undesirable additives and trans fats, meets UK welfare standards and complies with national nutrition standards. We are preparing more food from scratch using healthy ingredients. Our silver [...]

1409, 2017

Guidance notes for SOFIE, the replacement for RM SecureNet

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Communication, IT, Latest News|0 Comments

South Gloucestershire Council's replacement(*) for RM SecureNet will be launched on Wednesday 30 August. It's called SOFIE, which stands for Secure Online File Information Exchange. As soon as SOFIE is available, RM SecureNet will become inactive and should not be used. From then on, all secure file transfers across South Gloucestershire should be carried out using SOFIE. Guidance notes available are: Logging in and general introduction Uploading and downloading, in detail [...]

709, 2017

Calling all Primary and Secondary Deputies and Senior Leaders

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: CPD, Latest News, School Improvement|0 Comments

Programme Announced for Deputy / Assistant Head Conference on 12 and 13 October 2017 Booking is open for our annual conference. Whether you choose to attend for the full two day residential option or are interested in a focus for one day we hope you will book on. Residential places are limited so please book quickly if you require one. [...]

109, 2017

Team Member recruited as national SEND System Leader

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Inclusion Support Service, Latest News|0 Comments

Jackie Muggleton from the Inclusion Support Service has been recruited by the London Leadership Strategy as a SEND System Leader. Acknowledging her as a national SEND expert, she will be one of 8 senior leaders / consultants who will be supporting the work of Whole School SEND around the country. This year long role is for a number of days [...]

1707, 2017

Online Safety Update and Resources

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Communication, IT, Online|0 Comments

The West of England online safety conference at BAWA on 12 June was attended by 98 delegates. We had a range of national speakers and thought it might be useful to share some of the information from the day. We were well supported by South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL). Ken Corish opened the conference talking about the need for [...]

1007, 2017

Vacancies in catering and cleaning with Integra

By |July 10th, 2017|Categories: Communication, Latest News|0 Comments

Do you want to help us improve lives and make a difference in South Gloucestershire? We have a variety of flexible roles and hours in catering and cleaning across South Gloucestershire with start dates between Monday 4 September and Monday 16 October. Work is available on a casual basis, term time only, all year round and permanent.   [...]

405, 2017

Health and Safety at Horton CE Primary

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Health & Safety, Latest News|0 Comments

During a recent visit to Horton CE Primary School Jean McKenna, H&S Officer was lucky enough to meet the schools H&S Inspection Team. They comprised of a representative from each year group, voted for by their class with new members being elected annually. Their role is to do weekly health and safety checks around the school and to feed back [...]