Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage

News from the Schools Team

On this page you will find the latest news from the Schools Team including topical and seasonal updates, information about latest REQM awards, and letters/circulars to schools.

For Church School Governors – short books we recommend

Please click here for the current list of recommended resources

Schools 500 Reformation

2017 brings a wonderful opportunity to think globally as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the reformation. Schools 500 Reformation is the concept that has been developed to facilitate this coming together of a global network and it offers the chance to link electronically with schools throughout the world. For more information please click here.

Schools Team Newsletter

Newsletter July 2017

Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter January 2017

Newsletter November 2016


SIAMS updated documents are available here


Schools Team information update, 24 January 2017:

Areas of responsibility – as of January 2017

Lead Officer / First point of contact – list as of January 2017


Please go to our Who’s Who page for details of how to contact members of the Schools Team.


Topical and seasonal updates for our schools

The Government have now published the Memorandum of Understanding with regard to CE schools converting to Academy status.  This can be downloaded here.


Congratulations to all our schools which have received the RE Quality Mark for outstanding learning in Religious Education

Gold: Bromham Lower; Broxbourne Primary; Clapham, Ursula Taylor CE School; Langleybury, St Paul’s Primary; Leighton Buzzard, Pulford Lower; Luton, Hillborough Junior; Luton, Wenlock Junior; Northchurch St Mary’s Primary; Roxton Lower; Stanstead Abbotts, St Andrew’s; St Albans, St Michael’s Primary; Sutton Lower; Tring

Silver: Great Barford, Alban Academy; Blunham, John Donne Lower; Cranfield CE Academy; Dunstable, Ashton St Peter’s Primary; Elstree, St Nicholas; Harpenden, St Nicholas Primary; Henlow, Raynsford CE Academy;  Much Hadham, St Andrew’s Primary; Rickmansworth, St Mary’s Primary; Stevenage, St Nicholas Primary; Toddington St George CE School; Waltham Cross, Holy Trinity Primary

Bronze: Totternhoe Lower; Wymington, St Lawrence Lower


Recent circulars to schools

Admissions: Nick Gibb’s letter on summer-born children

Admissions 2017-18 letter

LCVAP 2016-17 letter

LCVAP 2016/17 form

LCVAP step-by-step guide

Admissions – change in Admissions Code



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