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  • Early Years Conference 2018

    12 February 2018 11:15

    Narrowing the Gap! Friday 27 April 2018 at Albrighton Hall Hotel

  • Inspire to Learn: Service Schedules 2018-19

    29 January 2018 00:00

    Inspire to Learn - Service Level Agreement Schedules 2018-19

  • Defibrillators

    04 January 2018 16:00

    Guidelines state that defibrillators are checked on a weekly basis and renewed once the adhesive pads or batteries reach their expiry date. Please let PSG know if you have a defibrillator on your premises including the make and model number. PSG are currently negotiating a maintenance contract to renew pads/batteries, so let us know if you would be interested or if you would like to install a defibrillator. Our supplier will provide us a greater discount the more interest we receive. Please contact Nathan Davies -

  • DofE Network venue change

    21 November 2017 15:00

    Change of venue - Duke of Edinburgh Network Meeting 5 December 2017

  • Getting to know your school’s Analyse School Performance - Governor training

    16 November 2017 00:00

    Find out more about this course for primary school governors

  • Consultation on Central Retention of Dedicated Schools Grant from April 2018

    03 November 2017 15:05

    FAO Headteachers and Chairs of Governors of Shropshire Maintained Schools

  • A practical approach to headteacher performance management

    09 October 2017 13:34

    Information about the course, aimed at school governors responsible for headteacher performance management.

  • Reminder SSGC Conference

    07 September 2017 09:40

    Reminder for SSGC Conference

  • NQT Conference 2017

    07 September 2017 00:00

    Are you a newly qualified teacher? If YES, please keep Monday 9 October 2017 free to be able to attend the NQT Conference. To book your place please contact the CPD Team.

  • Getting the most out of FFT Aspire and the new RAISE replacement

    04 September 2017 00:00

    Information about free training available for FFTaspire.

  • Making Sense of Autism - Raising Awareness

    22 June 2017 00:00

    FREE Training for Schools - This Tier 1 training module is designed for use across all types of setting and ability, covering mainstream and specialist settings for pupils aged 5 – 16. It is targeted at all staff within a setting to provide a better understanding and awareness of autism and the way it affects pupils in schools. Shropshire Council would like all schools to access this training within the next two years and have commissioned Woodlands Outreach to deliver the AET programme across Shropshire.

  • Chance for school staff to save money on their energy bills

    09 June 2017 12:00

    Information relating to a new partnership between Shropshire Council and energy company SSE.

  • Ed Visits Terrorism Guidance

    05 June 2017 11:20

    Annoucement regarding Educational Visits Terrorism Guidance

  • LGPS online

    04 June 2017 00:00

    Need help registering to view your pension online? If you are a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and are experiencing any problems with signing up for ‘My Pension Online‘, or using the benefit calculators, why not come along and talk to a member of the LGPS Pensions Help Desk Team at a drop in session being held as the Shirehall Shrewsbury. There is no need to make an appointment, just turn up on the day. When: Tuesday 20th June 2017 Where: The foyer outside the Council Chamber, at the Shirehall Time: 12-2pm If you cannot make this date then feel free to contact the Pensions Team for assistance on 01743 252130.

  • Forest School Sessions Next Academic Year

    19 May 2017 00:00

    Please have a look at the attached Forest School flyer and booking form for booking sessions for next academic year. We offer sessions in our 4 woodland sites, on school grounds, PD days and staff meetings. We are also available for running one off summer trips or post-SATs sessions, click on the link for more information.

  • SAMIS templates

    24 April 2017 17:00

    The SAMIS 2017-2018 template and timetable have been added in the schools' finance section (subscribing schools only).

  • Premises services launch new brand

    03 April 2017 10:40

    Information about the new Property Services Group.

  • MyView and Resourcelink unavailable on March 31st

    29 March 2017 09:00

    MyView & Resourcelink will be unavailable on Friday March 31st due to a system upgrade. Can you please ensure that any open MyTeam. mileage or expense claim forms are submitted and / or authorised before this downtime. Failure to submit or authorise claims prior to the upgrade could result in problems with the claim or form once the upgrade is complete. We will notify users when the systems are available again. If you have any questions relating to this please contact the team on”

  • Education Services Conference 2017

    07 March 2017 00:00

    Education Services Conference presentations now available.

  • Inspire to Learn CPD Training Directory 2017/18

    06 March 2017 00:00

    Welcome to the new Inspire to Learn Training Directory for 2017/18.

  • MyView and Resourcelink are available again

    23 February 2017 09:45

    MyView and Resourcelink are now available again following the system upgrade. If you have any questions relating to this please contact the team on

  • MyView and Resourcelink

    02 February 2017 11:00

    MyView and Resourcelink will be unavailable from 7:30am – 16:00pm on Friday 3rd February for system maintenance. Can you please ensure that any Resourcelink tasks, open MyTeam forms or open mileage and expense claim forms are saved before this downtime and that you are logged out of both systems. Apologies for any inconvenience, but if you have any questions relating to this please contact the team on

  • ResourceLink and Myview

    27 January 2017 09:00

    MyView and Resourcelink will be unavailable from 3pm on Friday 27 January for system maintenance Can you please ensure that any Resourcelink tasks, open MyTeam forms or open mileage and expense claim forms are saved before this downtime and that you are logged out of both systems. Apologies for any inconvenience, but if you have any questions relating to this please contact the team on We will notify you when the system is back for use.

  • Consultation for new Early Years Funding Formula

    18 January 2017 15:00

    Shropshire Council are seeking your views on our proposals for the implementation of the new early years funding formula for Shropshire. The deadline for the submission of your response is Friday 19 January 2017.

  • Planned Preventative Maintenance Advice

    13 January 2017 09:00

    Details of the comprehensive structured support service for the procurement, delivery and monitoring of a full range of planned preventative maintenance.

  • Inspire to Learn: Service Schedules 2017-18

    13 January 2017 00:00

    Inspire to Learn: Service Schedules 2017-18

  • Rhyme Race at Shropshire Museum & Art Gallery

    15 December 2016 00:00

    Join in the Rhyme Race at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

  • Assessment Conference - 17 January 2017

    06 December 2016 00:00

    Book your place at the Assessment Conference taking place 17 January 2017 at Wroxeter Hotel

  • Winter guidance 2016-17

    29 November 2016 12:00

    See the attached douments regrading winter guidance eg salt suppliers, Christmas cover etc.

  • Premises Services Newsletter October 2016

    14 November 2016 00:00

    The latest edition of the premises services newsletter.

  • Advertising telesales advice

    11 November 2016 14:00

    Advice from Audit Services regarding companies contacting Shropshire schools to sell advertising space.

  • Autumn Term 2016 Bulletin for Health and Safety

    28 October 2016 12:00

    The latest edition of the School and Academy School Health and Safety Bulletin is now available

  • Tea Party - Refreshing the Curriculum

    27 October 2016 10:00

    Tea Party - Refreshing the Curriculum

  • Retention Policy

    06 October 2016 00:00

    Shropshire retention policies

  • Shropshire Primary Schools Tea Party - 'Refreshing the Curriculum'

    03 October 2016 12:20

    Shropshire Primary Schools Tea Party - 'Refreshing the Curriculum' 15 November 2016

  • Primary headteacher briefings (September)

    30 September 2016 09:00

    All papers from the Primary headteacher briefings are now on the SLG.

  • Primary Science Publications For Sale

    16 September 2016 09:30

    Shrewsbury Training and Development Centre have a collection of primary science publications for sale at a reduced price.

  • Advice and support

    06 September 2016 00:00

    Accessing advice and support for identifying and supporting children with SEND in private, voluntary and independent Early Years settings

  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pension benefits online

    26 August 2016 16:00

    You can view your Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pension benefits online. Click for further details.

  • SLG editor guidelines

    23 August 2016 09:30

    Updated information and guidance for SLG editors has been added to the SLG. Click for more information.

  • Men's Health Awareness Event

    17 August 2016 10:00

    Men's Health Awareness Event - Wednesday 21st September, 6.30pm

  • SIMS

    10 June 2016 09:25

    To access our SIMS resources you must have an active subscription to ETS Service #17: SIMS & Microsoft Office support.

  • 2017/18 Term Dates

    10 June 2016 00:00

    Term dates attached

  • Child Safety Week 6th-12th June 2016

    02 June 2016 09:30

    Child Safety Week (6th-12th June), an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust

  • Resourcelink - new method of accessing the database

    08 April 2016 00:00

    Important information on accessing the new resourcelink database

  • Pension Auto-enrolment Communication

    05 April 2016 12:33

    Information about being auto-enrolled into a pension scheme

  • National Insurance Contributions

    22 March 2016 10:00

    Important information for employees about the removal of 'contracted-out' national insurance (NI) contributions from April 2016

  • MyView and Resourcelink unavailable on 24th March

    18 March 2016 14:30

    MyView & Resourcelink will be unavailable on Thursday March 24th due to a system upgrade. Click for further details.

  • Inspire to Learn CPD Training Directory 2016/17

    11 March 2016 00:00

    Welcome to our new Inspire to Learn CPD Training Brochure 2016/17

  • Shropshire Assessment Conference 2016

    25 February 2016 00:00


  • Now Updated - CPD Mini Brochures

    22 February 2016 00:00

    Updated CPD Mini Brochures

  • Collaborative planning

    10 February 2016 20:00

    Important update on the new Collaborative planning tool.

  • Inspire to Learn – Service Evaluation Survey

    10 February 2016 00:00

    Inspire to Learn Survey - Spring 2016

  • Premises Services Newsletter - January 2016

    22 January 2016 09:45

    Premises Services Newsletter January 2016

  • Now Live: Inspire to Learn, Service Schedules 2016-17

    15 January 2016 00:00

    Inspire to Learn, SLA Service Schedules 2016-17

  • esafety policy updated to include 'Prevent'

    11 January 2016 19:00

    The model esafety policy has now been updated to include references to the Prevent duty. The policy can be found in the EIS subscribers section in the esafety area. Click for further details.

  • Salt suppliers, cold weather advice and Premises Services Christmas cover

    03 December 2015 12:00

    Please find attached a copy of the Premises Services Christmas Office and Out of Hours Cover from Wednesday 23rd December 2015 – Monday 4th January 2016, a copy of the Salt Suppliers list for 2015 – 2016. Cold weather advice is also attached.

  • Internal Audit Services pages update

    01 December 2015 10:00

    Information regarding the services provided to schools by the Council’s internal Audit Section is now available on the SLG. The pages also contain two self-help facilities which schools can employ. Click for further details.

  • Human Rights Day

    17 November 2015 11:10

    Learning activities for Human Rights Day - 10th December 2015 FRESh and the Hive are offering an exciting pilot opportunity to explore the meaning of Human Rights in their Shropshire communities and schools for students in years five to eight (last two years in primary; first two years in secondary).

  • Inspection and the school library

    10 November 2015 16:00

    Details of a library service course on Ofsted inspections and the school library

  • Autumn Term 2015 Bulletin for Health and Safety

    09 October 2015 15:05

    The latest edition of the School Health and Safety Bulletin is now available

  • Call for Action Event

    05 October 2015 14:40

    Shropshire Children and Young People’s Cultural Consortium (SCYPCC) - Call for Action Event

  • Premises Services Newsletter

    15 September 2015 09:00

    Click for the Premises Services September 2015 newsletter.

  • Counselling Services

    14 September 2015 15:40

    The charging arrangements for Counselling Services are changing from September 2015.

  • Updated EIS roles and responsibilities

    04 September 2015 12:00

    An updated list of Education Improvement Service staff roles and responsibilities has been added to the SLG. Follow the link for further details.

  • Creative displays for the curriculum for teachers and librarians

    10 July 2015 15:45

    Interested in creating exciting displays in the classroom or in school libraries? See details of an exciting course in the Autumn term.

  • Running a primary school library

    03 July 2015 09:00

    Details of full day course run by the Schools' Library Service on running a primary school library.

  • World War I art installation at Shrewsbury Museum

    05 June 2015 09:00

    Artisits Andy McKeown and Maggie Love have created a new participatory art installation commemorating those who lost their lives in World War I. Visitors will find the work in the Shrewsbury Museum throughout June. See the attachment for more details.

  • Forward Together

    03 June 2015 00:00

    Please see the attachment for details of the 'Forward Together' event.

  • SEND 0-6

    11 May 2015 11:00

    SEND 0-6 information has now been added to the SLG.

  • 2015 Cultural Diversity Day

    29 April 2015 14:00

    2015 Cultural Diversity Day Primary Schools Art Competition

  • County Training information added

    24 April 2015 09:30

    Details of County Training and the support that they can offer to schools has now been added to the SLG - click for the link.

  • Shropshire Transport survey

    30 March 2015 13:00

    The Shropshire Community Transport Company, a consortium of all Community Transport (CT) projects in Shropshire, is seeking to examine opportunities to expand and diversify their transport offer. As part of this work we would be grateful if schools could respond to the attached questionnaire.

  • Schools' IT network - Easter upgrades

    23 March 2015 15:15

    Some of the Schools' central IT network infrastructure is being upgraded between Monday 30th March and Thursday 2nd April. There will be likely outages of service during this time whilst equipment is upgraded. Downtime will be kept to an absolute minimum. Apologies for the inconvenience.

  • Big Busk - Easter 2015

    10 March 2015 00:00

    Big Busk and Easter Bonnet Competition Information

  • Current Training Opportunities

    06 February 2015 11:00

    LAC Designated Teacher Network Meetings

  • Training

    06 February 2015 11:00

    Shropshire Looked After Education and Health Team

  • Schools' Guide to Paying-in Cheques and income from Private School Fund (PSF)

    23 January 2015 00:00

    PSF form and Guide to Paying-In Cheques

  • Premises Services Christmas cover

    16 December 2014 12:00

    Details of the cover details and contact details for Premises Services during the Christmas period.

  • Inspire to Learn Service Brochure

    11 December 2014 10:00

    As you know, the Inspire to learn programme has been progressing over the past months and we are pleased to launch our offer brochure to Shropshire schools. Following this brochure, schools will be contacted by one of the Inspire to learn team, who will talk them through the information within it and arrange visits, where appropriate. We are aiming to have individual conversations with each school about the services that they currently subscribe to so that we can be sure they receive the best value and are aware of our full service offer. Click to access the brochure.

  • Network downtime

    04 December 2014 19:00

    As part of the new Wide Area Network (WAN) re-procurement we have to undertake some essential testing on the network after hours on Thursday 11th December at 6.00 -8.00pm This will only affect wireless connected Schools (Airband) and should be no longer than the allocated time. Please contact the ICT services helpdesk if you require any more information or have concerns.

  • Create-IT 2015

    28 November 2014 10:00

    Entries can now be submitted for the 2015 Create-IT! awards. The well established, annual Create-IT Awards celebrate the ICT and computing work produced by pupils throughout Shropshire state schools. Click for further details.

  • Salt suppliers

    24 October 2014 09:30

    Details of the salt supplier for 2014-15 have now been added. Click for more details.

  • Courses for Early Years Providers

    24 September 2014 11:00

    Details of courses for Early Years Providers have now been added. The list of courses has a user friendly search facility. Click for further details.

  • Internet access update -16th September am (update 10.30am)

    16 September 2014 00:00

    There have been significant Internet issues this morning.The situation was caused by Adobe systems sending out automatic updates to clients. This caused a major overhead to the proxy servers and in turn reduced the capacity available for general web browsing. Smoothwall has now put a policy in place to limit the bandwidth used by these low priority updates and the service has been fully restored. Thank you for your patience while this issue was resolved. IT Services (Schools Support)

  • Shropshire School Sustainability

    12 September 2014 00:00

    An update has been provided by clicking on the link.

  • CPD Termly Posters

    09 July 2014 10:00

    Quick downloads to the mini brochures and termly posters for schools and early years - select the link above.

  • 2015 Education Support Fund

    07 July 2014 11:00

    Applications are invited between 1 June and 30 September 2014 please select the link above for more information.

  • Acton Scott Schools Newsletter Summer 2014

    20 June 2014 11:31

    Acton Scott newsletter for Summer 2014

  • Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

    11 June 2014 16:55

    Schools learning programme for summer 2014 from Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, select the above link for more information.

  • Forthcoming health and safety training

    02 June 2014 16:00

    We have two courses coming up in June.

  • SACRE Agreed Syllabus Launch

    02 June 2014 10:00

    Keep Wednesday 18 June free (18.00-19.30) to attend the launch of the agreed RE Syllabus for Shropshire. This is a FREE event for Shropshire Schools. More information can be found by selecting the above link.

  • Office 365 - Internet Explorer 8 users and the light version of Outlook Web App

    27 May 2014 09:30

    Internet Explorer 8 will support only the light version of Outlook Web App - click for more details

  • School Business Manager Grants

    23 May 2014 09:22

    In this term’s papers for governors, there is an item in the Information from Director about School Business Manager (SBM) Grant for 2014/15. Since issuing this, additional information has been received, please select the link above for more details.

  • Property Services Group out of hours details

    22 May 2014 13:00

    Please see the attached arrangements for reporting breakdown and repairs during working hours and out of hours for the Property Services Group.

  • Term dates

    22 May 2014 09:00

    Details of term dates, pd days and school holidays.

  • Office 365 - Upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer

    21 May 2014 09:20

    Upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer - click for more details

  • Inspire to Learn workshops

    20 May 2014 15:00

    These FREE sessions will include the service providers and will be an opportunity for all to begin to understand the challenges and opportunities that face us and how to best develop to deliver the best learning environment for Shropshire’s children. For more information please select the link above.

  • SSGC Annual Conference 2014 and AGM

    13 May 2014 14:00

    Reminder re Saturday 17 May 2014 for more information please select the link above.

  • Sumdog

    08 May 2014 11:00

    The free Sumdog maths contest for Shropshire schools starts on 16 May

  • Forest School Conference 2014

    06 May 2014 00:00

    Friday 9th and Saturday 10th May 2014. For further details select the link above. - Remember to bring suitable outdoor clothing to wear at the practical workshops!

  • Updated SLG permissions

    29 April 2014 14:00

    School permissions on the SLG have been updated to reflect SLA subscriptions. If you are having difficulty accessing an area e-mail

  • The Link Governor

    15 April 2014 00:00

    The Link Governor

  • Updates on SSCB website

    08 April 2014 16:00

    Shropshire’s Safeguarding Children Board website has recently been updated to include new pages on self-harm (including links to the new Self-harm Pathway), advocacy, learning and improvement and e-safety videos from the ICT & SSCB Social Media Conference and the Create IT Awards.

  • Telephone advertisement phone call

    08 April 2014 11:30

    Details of a telephone call made to a Shropshire Primary school promoting advertising in a magazine.

  • Office 365 - End of support for Windows XP

    04 April 2014 11:30

    Microsoft withdraw support for Windows XP - click for more details

  • Office 365 - End of support for Internet Explorer 8

    04 April 2014 11:00

    Microsoft withdraw support for Internet Explorer 8 - click for more details

  • Schools' Financial Value Standard (SFVS)

    03 April 2014 11:00

    Schools’ Financial Value Standard (SFVS) Returns 2017-18. All maintained schools are required to submit a signed SFVS return to the local authority by 31 March 2018.

  • Internal Audit contact details

    26 March 2014 09:00

    Please note from the 1st April Katie Williams will be the new contact for Internal Audit enquiries: Katie Williams Audit Engagement Officer 01743 252087

  • Acton Scott Schools Newsletter Early Spring 2014

    25 March 2014 11:00

    Acton Scott newsletter and resident poet.

  • ResourceLink and MyView unavailable

    20 March 2014 11:00

    Resourcelink and MyView will be unavailable on Tuesday 25th March Click for further details.

  • Governor login details

    13 March 2014 13:25

    Information about sharing login details with school governors.

  • FREE Digital Arts Training for Teachers

    28 February 2014 12:21

    FREE Digital Arts Training for Teachers

  • E-safety survey

    25 February 2014 19:00

    A reminder that the e-safety survey closes this Friday (28th Feb). Click for more details.

  • Service Level Agreements 2014-15

    25 February 2014 14:00

    Copy of the email sent out to all schools on 25.2.14 from Phil Wilson re Service Level Agreements 2014-15

  • Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016 Primary Headteacher Briefings

    13 February 2014 14:21

    Dates, agendas and documentation for primary headteacher briefings

  • SSCB e-safety survey

    12 February 2014 00:00

    Shropshire’s Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB), in conjunction with Shropshire Youth has developed an e-safety survey for young people. The online survey is now available. SSCB would like as many young people as possible to complete the survey which will remain open until Friday 28th February. Click for more details.

  • STEM Network Meeting - Weds 12 March 2014

    11 February 2014 14:40

    STEM Network Meeting

  • Shakespeare Schools Festival

    05 February 2014 09:00

    The UK's largest youth drama festival. Please select the attached flyer for more information.

  • Youth activities

    28 January 2014 00:00

    Shropshire Council is undertaking a consultation on Youth Activities. See the attached flyer for more details.

  • Create IT 2014

    16 January 2014 08:00

    Entries can now be submitted for the Create-IT awards. The closing date is 7th Feb 2014. Click for more details.

  • Changes to Schools' IT Service desk

    13 January 2014 20:00

    Changes are being made to how telephone support calls for the Schools IT Support Service are processed. Click for more details.

  • Term dates

    09 January 2014 15:00

    Term dates have been added to the menu pages on the SLG. Click for more information.

  • Service Level Agreements (2014/15)

    08 January 2014 11:30

    The 2014-15 Service Level Agreements are now live on the Shropshire Learning Gateway. Click for more information.

  • MyView link

    07 January 2014 11:00

    A link to MyView has now been added to the Headteachers, Administration and Teaching staff menus.