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The Octavo Partnership is a mutual venture between Croydon Council, Croydon Headteachers Association and staff to deliver high quality education support services in Croydon and beyond. Keep up to date with relevant news here.

What lies ahead for schools in 2017? A word from the CEO

Our CEO, Sylvia McNamara, reflects on some of the financial challenges schools will be facing in 2017 and how these will effect staffing allocations and training....

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"There are many challenges facing us in Education, not least of which is a challenging financial situation in terms of overall Education funding"

Published: 10/01/17
Author: Sylvia McNamara

National Funding Formula

Confused about what the new National Funding Formula means for your school and borough? Our School's Finance Manager, Patrick Leavy, summarises...

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What does the NFF mean for you?

Published: 16/12/16
Author: Patrick Leavy

Headteacher Breakfast Meeting

We are delighted to announce that the next Headteacher Breakfast Meeting, facilitated by Croydon Council, will be held on Tuesday 31st January, 8.30-10.30am 

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Dates for 2017 confirmed!

Published: 15/12/16
Author: Kassie De Souza

School Improvement Funding

Further to the article we posted last week from our very own CEO we have  more news on the funding front...

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Update!

Published: 07/12/16
Author: Sylvia McNamara

A word from the CEO

It is a beautiful day here at Octavo’s offices! It's November, the weather is crisp, the sun is strong and we are not quite at the December panic to Christmas...

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"Working collaboratively and responsively to solve problems"

Published: 29/11/16
Author: Sylvia McNamara

Teacher Self Service from NCTL

Finally – all of your teacher information can found in one place!

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New portal for your teacher records

Published: 28/11/16
Author: Christine Lonsdale

New Training Venue

We are delighted to open our very first training venue here at Octavo headquarters in central Croydon.  

 

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Welcome to our training suite!

Published: 28/11/16
Author: Kassie De Souza

Annual Teacher Recruitment Fair

For the third consecutive year Octavo Partnership and CHTA will be hosting our annual teacher recruitment fair on Saturday 4 February....

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Have you signed up yet?

Published: 28/11/16
Author: Kassie De Souza

Literacy Centre Support Referrals

The Literacy Centre is now accepting referrals for pupils to start in January 2017

 

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New Beginnings

Published: 28/11/16
Author: Sarah Clark

Changes for 2016-17

From 1st September 2016, Octavo will no longer be handling orders or enquiries for services to schools provided by Croydon Council. Orders for the services will be handled in-house by a new appointment to the Council. For all enquiries please contact Alison Bugeja - Schools Brokerage & Payments Officer or the services directly using the details in the document attached.

E: alison.bugeja@croydon.gov.uk
T: 020 8726 6000 x 64057

effective 5th September 2016 – Mon to Weds term time only

Download: Service specific contact details

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Croydon Council Brokered Services update

Published: 01/09/16
Author: Natalie Kruger