Presentation on theme: "RM User Forum for Central Beds & Bedford Borough schools hosted by RM Welcome."— Presentation transcript:
RM User Forum for Central Beds & Bedford Borough schools hosted by RM Welcome
RM User Forum Agenda Introduction RM Accounts - Jane Gibson (RM) Introducing RM’s new double entry finance software suitable for mainstream schools and academies FPS Web - Dave Young (HCSS) The new budgeting tool for FY2014, your chance to ask questions ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski (Cbict) Latest on census, mobile security, learning platform, assessment and more Coffee Live Reporting in G2 - Mark Thornhill (RM) An exciting new feature on ad-hoc reporting Open Forum - Q & A session Your chance to bring questions and topics for discussion pm Roundup and Close
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski Census SEN – New SEN Code of Practice starts Sept 2014 Autumn term transition from SEN Stage A & P codes to new ‘SEN Support’ code (A&P codes not in Jan 15 census) – under regular review New ‘Education, Health & Care Plan’ (EHCP) code replaces SEN Statemented – transition during academic year 14/15 SEN Type (Primary & Secondary Needs) will apply for ALL ‘SEN Support’ and ‘EHCP’ pupils as well as those on ‘Statemented’ Note changes to SEN Type codes…..
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski Census Changes to SEN Type codes: BESD ‘Behaviours, Emotional & Social Difficulties’ will be removed and replaced with SMEH ‘ Social, Mental & Emotional Health’ New SEN Type ‘K: still exploring & assessing nature of pupil’s SEN’ – could be used effectively for current SEN A pupils
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski Census Universal Free School Meals For all Year R, 1 & 2 pupils, census data to inform funding from Sept 14 For Oct 14, Jan 15 & May 15 censuses – expect single figure of no of children take-up on day of census From Oct 15 Census, average of figures from last 3 termly census figures will be calculated
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski G2 Assessment Phonics Threshold mark released 30 th June Enter phonics values (Wa/Wt) on/after 30/6 and then make the return to LA All information for all data collections on the cbict.org.uk site
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski G2 Assessment New assessment for Sept 15 NAHT Report – Commission on Assessment – 22 recommendations Reforming Assessment and accountability for primary schools (DfE document) Teaching school commissioned by LA to review assessment
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski G2 updates 2 new LiteBites - using Mobile App for recording attendance & viewing student profile & new Document Store Accessing normal G2 on mobile device/tablet: https://bedfordshire.integrisg2.com/bedfor dshire/index.htm https://bedfordshire.integrisg2.com/bedfor dshire/index.htm Transferring assessment data from markbooks – not on paper!
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski Its Learning Update to the platform imminent New features: –Better calendar –Re-designed ‘Planner’ (printable) –Better look and feel (especially for tablets) –Improved Learning Objectives – now editable –Easy access to Office 365 applications
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski E-Safeguarding eSafety sessions Safer Internet Day –Tuesday 10 February 2015
ICT Update - Neil Turner/Cathy Piotrowski G2 Network Groups Well attended and positive feedback from participants Further planned in Autumn and Spring terms Acted on some of the suggestions put forward… more to come…
Open Forum Over to you……….
Roundup E2BN Conference 24 th /25 th June “Technology for a New Curriculum” –Guest Keynote Simon Weston –Booking at –26 workshops –70 exhibitors –Only 500 places so book early i.e. NOW!!! Data Transformation Project (DfE)