Category Archives: Children’s services

Results of the Big Conversation 2016/17 now published

24/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
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 Shropshire Council has published the results of its Big Conversation 2016/17. Residents and organisations across Shropshire were invited to give their views … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council invites schools to explore the future of learning at its EdTech Conference

19/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The world will never stand still, and anybody with children will know this better than most. In response to this challenge, Shropshire Council is running an Education Technology Conference this September for educators across the local area. Continue reading »

Private fostering situations in Shropshire

04/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Private Fostering Week runs until Monday 10 July 2017, and is highlighting the importance of notifying Shropshire Council about private fostering arrangements. … Continue reading »

New All-Age Carers Strategy launched for 2017-2021

12/06/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A new strategy for carers has been launched to ensure carers of all ages get the right advice and support to improve their health and well-being. Continue reading »

Funding awarded to help develop religious education teaching in Shropshire schools

25/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
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Shropshire’s Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) has been awarded a grant of £3,550 to develop its activity for Shropshire schools. … Continue reading »

New Shropshire Education Trust seeks founder members and trustees

22/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is seeking individuals with professional expertise and skills in education, business, finance and estates to establish and become members or … Continue reading »

Shropshire carer Eileen shares her love of fostering… 150 children on!

18/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

With national Foster Care Fortnight (8-23 May 2017) in full swing, one local carer has added her voice to the call for more … Continue reading »

Dorrington Primary School working to address outcomes of Ofsted report

02/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Staff and governors at Dorrington Church of England (Aided) Primary School are working with Shropshire Council and the Diocese of Hereford Education … Continue reading »

Talented graduates wanted for a life-changing career in child and family social work

28/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Graduates across Shropshire are being encouraged to apply by next Friday (5 May 2017) to a fast-track programme to become the next … Continue reading »

Parents urged to check eligibility for 30 hours of free childcare

26/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
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Working parents looking for help with childcare costs are being reminded that from September 2017 they could be entitled to an extra … Continue reading »