Mini guide to procurement for schools
Information about the traded services we offer to schools through Buy Doncaster.
Ofsted and inspection partners carry out all the required checks for staff who visit nurseries, childminders, schools and colleges as part of an inspection.
There is a clear link between attendance and attainment. The more time a pupil spends in school the more likely they are to improve their opportunity to fulfil their full potential.
A parent/carer’s guide to good attendance
Children missing education are defined as children of compulsory school age who are not on a school roll, and who are not receiving a suitable education elsewhere - for example, at home, privately, or in alternative provision (Education and Inspection Act 2006)
Many children enjoy performing , whether in plays, dancing shows, films or on television and parents enjoy supporting them. However, laws exist which are designated to protect children’s welfare and prevent them from being exploited. (Children & Young Persons Act 1963 and the Children (Performances) Regulations 2014).
A child taking part in any performance which includes TV, filming, theatre, sporting activities or modelling - will require a chaperone.
The Attendance and Pupil Welfare Service works with schools, parents and carers, pupils and other agencies to reduce unnecessary absences from school.
Young people who have part time jobs often find it is a positive and rewarding experience. Many young people have part time jobs and Doncaster Council wants to make sure the jobs they do are safe and don't impact on their health, education or wellbeing. A young person is employed if they assist in any trade or occupation for profit , whether or not they receive pay or reward. This also applies if the parent is the employer.