National Cyber Security Centre have issued an alert about the increasing number of cyber attacks directed towards the UK Education centre.
ICT are continuing to migrate the Public IP addresses that schools use for internet access.
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.
ICT & Digital will be rolling out a minor upgrade to the Mcafee security software for schools between 7 - 11 December.
Sign up to one of our two training courses in December that help support children with autism.
As a result of the national lockdown that started on 5 November, new government guidance has been introduced which affects vulnerable people.
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 have been welcoming people back to some of their library buildings by offering a Click and Collect service.
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.
Update on what is acceptable to use as ID for a DBS check if your new passport hasn't arrived.
Coventry children can read lots of books over the summer with Coventry Libraries’ free ebook service.
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.
Giving children access to books, resources and their school library are important to try and maintain during this period.
This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is heading online with the Silly Squad – but we need your children’s help.
The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service has developed COVID-19 specific risk assessment and guidance to support vulnerable employees within local authority schools.
COVID-19 risk assessment checklists.
PPE guidance for staff and providers working within local authority, education, community and social care settings.
This term, Coventry Educational Psychology Service is offering direct telephone support to parents and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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/
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.
The directory of schools and other educational establishments has been updated.
Training sessions are being held over the next two terms for staff with responsibility for their school’s library or for literacy.