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The Student Wellbeing Resource has now been launched. It has been developed in partnership by Learn Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and a range of statutory and voluntary sector partners. It aims to support education professionals in their efforts to support children and young people to overcome the barriers to learning that they face.
The next Leaders' Briefing will take place on Wednesday 13 December (8:30-11:00 at the Pennine Lecture Theatre, SHU). The topics will be an update from the Regional Schools Commissioner (John Edwards) and a guide to EEF Resources for schools (James Richardson - EEF & Alex Quigley and Jane Elsworth - Huntington Research School).
The 2017 RE Conference, which has been organised by Learn Sheffield on behalf of Sheffield SACRE, will be held at the Learn Sheffield Hub (all day) on Friday 24 November. The event is aimed at colleagues from both primary and secondary settings this year. During the morning we will hear from three superb speakers (Aaqil Ahmed, Fiona Moss and Waqar Ahmad Ahmedi) and in the afternoon Fiona will lead a session for primary colleagues and Waqar will lead a session for colleagues from a secondary background.
The School SEND Conference (Friday 17 November - AM and PM sessions available) has been organised by the Inclusion Task Force, Sheffield City Council and Learn Sheffield. All Sheffield Headteachers and SENCOs are invited to this free information event, which also features a keynote from Lesley Cox (formerly national Ofsted SEND Lead).
The autumn term networks are coming up (week beginning the 27 November 2017) - it is important that colleagues book places via the website.

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This article provides a review of Sheffield's education performance in 2017. It compares outcomes across the education system (from Early Years to A-level) with national performance and in relation to other core cities and statistical neighbours.
A collaboration between Learn Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and a range of statutory and voluntary sector partners has produced the Student Wellbeing Resource. The resource aims to support education professionals in their efforts to support children and young people and overcome the barriers to learning that they face.
Local education consultant and former PSHE head Chella Quint has been developing the #periodpositive project to transform how schools address menstruation education, based on research with local pupils, teachers and parents. The aim is for it to be piloted in Sheffield schools and then rolled out nationally in time for the introduction of the new RSE curriculum.

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TBC: 09:00 until 10:30
This is a half termly headteacher meeting for locality D Primary leaders.
Sheffield Springs Academy: 17:30 until 19:00
This is the locality C Annual General Meeting
TBC: 12:30 until 14:30
This is a half termly headteacher meeting for locality A Primary leaders.