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The latest from Patrick Leeson

19 October 2017 weekly update

19 October 2017

This week, Patrick shares the agenda for the November Headteacher Briefings, the forthcoming consultation with all schools and academies regarding changes to the schools’ local funding formula and High Needs funding.

  • 10 October 2017 weekly update

    10 October 2017

    This week, Patrick analyses the Permanent and Fixed Term Exclusion data for Kent schools in the 2016-17 school year in comparison to the previous academic year and the national average.

  • 3 October 2017 weekly update

    3 October 2017

    This week, Patrick summarises the recently revised 14-24 Learning, Employment and Skills Strategy for 2017-2020, which continues to provide a coherent framework for supporting Kent’s young people and adults to become more highly skilled and work ready; and reviews the positive achievements to date and sets out further opportunities and priorities for improvement.

  • 28 September 2017 weekly update

    28 September 2017

    This week, Patrick summarises the quality of education in Kent schools as reflected in the most recent Ofsted inspection judgements and shares our Directory of Services for the Children, Young People and Education Directorate.

  • 20 September 2017 weekly update

    20 September 2017

    This week, Patrick summarises the Secretary of State for Education's reforms to the National Funding Formula for Schools, High Needs and Central School Services; and gives an update on our appointment of Principal Primary and Secondary School Improvement Advisers.