This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Education Safeguarding Officer, Jatinder Matharu, for the attention of local residents, charities, community and voluntary groups and Schools and Statutory Agencies.
Thames Valley Police is committed to working with our partners to reduce domestic abuse harm and have developed a process called Operation Encompass in order to notify schools that a pupil has witnessed Domestic Abuse and may need additional welfare support at school.
The Choices Programme is a modular scheme of work delivered across key stages two and three with sessions that build week-by-week. The sessions are designed to provoke challenging conversations and bolster personal resilience. The result is a fun, interactive learning experience that uses a combination of immersive technology and engaging activities to explore complex ideas, while providing opportunities to critically reflect and develop strategies for everyday life.
As part of being a corporate parent for our children looked after, (CLA) the Virtual School service within the Slough Children’s Services Trust support Slough’s CLA to achieve their potential, wherever they go to school.
Schools are funded by the government through the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG). Each local authority will have a Schools Forum who advise the council on the allocation of the DSG. Members of Schools Forum are either headteachers or governors in Slough Schools. Further information about Slough Schools Forum can be found here. (Add link to Schools Forum page on council website).