Services for schools news

Further targeted ransomware attacks on the UK education sector by cyber criminals

Published on Wednesday, 24 March 2021

National Cyber Security Centre have issued an alert about the increasing number of cyber attacks directed towards the UK Education centre.

Migration of Public IP addresses

Published on Wednesday, 10 March 2021

ICT are continuing to migrate the Public IP addresses that schools use for internet access.

Schools DNS Server Changes

Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2021

Please ensure you have passed the information re: the Schools DNS Server changes onto your relevant ICT Support team. Failure to do so before 15 January 2021 could lead to loss of internet access.

Mcafee endpoint security upgrade

Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020

ICT & Digital will be rolling out a minor upgrade to the Mcafee security software for schools between 7 - 11 December. 

Complex Communication Team courses supporting children with autism

Published on Friday, 20 November 2020

Sign up to one of our two training courses in December that help support children with autism.

Changes to the Vulnerable Employee Risk Assessment guidance – COVID 19

Published on Friday, 06 November 2020

As a result of the national lockdown that started on 5 November, new government guidance has been introduced which affects vulnerable people.

Important information for all schools with the Coventry City Council ICT ISP SLA

Published on Friday, 18 September 2020

As part of Coventry City Councils server refresh programme, the DNS servers on the Schools Secure Network are being replaced in phases. Action is needed. Please forward to ICT Technical Support team.

Coventry Libraries offer a click and collect service

Published on Friday, 07 August 2020

Coventry Libraries have been welcoming people back to some of their library buildings by offering a Click and Collect service.

Mental Wellbeing Guidance for Managers

Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed specific guidance to enable you to ensure that the mental wellbeing of employees can be met.

Further update to ID checking guidelines

Published on Monday, 13 July 2020

Update on what is acceptable to use as ID for a DBS check if your new passport hasn't arrived.

Summer collection

Coventry Libraries offer a new summer collection of free children’s ebook and audiobook loans

Published on Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Coventry children can read lots of books over the summer with Coventry Libraries’ free ebook service.

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Reading for pleasure package

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2020

With increased focus being placed on schools to increase reading for pleasure amongst their pupils Coventry School Library Service has developed a new package which will support schools in doing this.

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School Libraries – how to make them safe to use

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2020

Giving children access to books, resources and their school library are important to try and maintain during this period.

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Summer reading challenge - we need your help!

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2020

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is heading online with the Silly Squad – but we need your children’s help. 

Risk assessment and guidance for vulnerable employees

Published on Friday, 12 June 2020

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed COVID-19 specific risk assessment and guidance to support vulnerable employees within local authority schools. 

Risk assessment checklists for reopening schools

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2020

COVID-19 risk assessment checklists.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - PPE requirements guidance

Published on Monday, 18 May 2020

PPE guidance for staff and providers working within local authority, education, community and social care settings.

Telephone support for parents and carers

Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020

This term, Coventry Educational Psychology Service is offering direct telephone support to parents and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety information and guidance

Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed COVID-19 specific guidance to enable you to ensure that health and safety requirements continue to be met during the pandemic.

First Aid cover during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Guidance to help schools and other educational settings who still have direct contact with pupils on their premises, to consider arrangements for first aid cover in the workplace during COVID-19/

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New packages available from the School Library Service

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2020

With increased focus being placed on schools to increase reading for pleasure amongst their pupils, Coventry School Library Service has developed new packages designed to support schools to do this.

Directory of schools and other educational establishments

Published on Monday, 20 January 2020

The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.

Library Training Sessions for 2019-20

Published on Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Training sessions are being held over the next two terms for staff with responsibility for their school’s library or for literacy.

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