Consultation on a proposed reduction in the published admission
number (PAN) for Kilburn Grange School with effect from September 2021
The current Published Admission Number (PAN) for Kilburn Grange School is 60. This means that the number of children admitted into the school in reception each year is a maximum of 60 children.
There is limited outside space for the pupils and the school is in an area of surplus primary places and as a result the Trustees of Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET) would like to reduce the Published Admission Number from 60 to 30 pupil places in Reception.
Although the Regulations and Code of Practice relating to school admissions no longer require an admissions authority to consult when maintaining or increasing a school’s PAN, there remains a requirement to consult when the proposal is to reduce a PAN. Bellevue Place Education Trust, as the admissions authority, is seeking comments on the proposed change.
This consultation will run from 2 December 2019 to 31 January 2019 and you are invited to submit comments in writing about the proposal above to Tracey Blandford at the BPET: Tracey Blandford, Marketing Manager, Bellevue Place Education Trust c/o Kilburn Grange School, 52-58 Arcola Street, LONDON E8 2DJ, by midday on 31 January 2019 or by email to info@BPET.co.uk.
Please mark the subject “Kilburn Grange PAN Consultation”.
We are seeking to appoint an ambitious Management Accountantto be responsible for preparing monthly management accounts, and supporting schools with their financial management processes. You will be responsible for the day to day accounts within our centralised financial structure, ensuring that BPET’s finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner. You will be responsible for payroll through liaising with Office Managers and BPET’s external payroll provider. You will also be responsible for the monthly production of budgeting monitoring, reporting for Heads, Chief Executive and Board of Trustees. You will be responsible for line managing the Finance Assistant.
have experience of processing month end journals and accruals
have experience using IT, especially accounting packages and excel
have experience of producing and presenting finance reports
have meticulous attention to detail and capable of meeting strict deadlines
commitment to delivering the ethos and values of Bellevue Place Education Trust.
The deadline for Applications is 5pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019.
To discuss this role further, please contact Sue Perry, People and
Business Support Manager on sue.perry@BPET.co.uk or call 020 3108 0363.
Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 10 December 2019.
Interview date: Tuesday 17 December 2019 Start Date: ASAP Location: Central London (currently based on Kilburn but looking to move to a central location). Salary: c. £30k, depending on experience (+16% employer pension contribution and non-cash performance management bonus) Contract: Permanent
Place Education Trust is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be
subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
As the Trust for seven schools we take monitoring performance very seriously and undertake a regular ‘New Parent’ survey during the first half-term of the autumn term. The purpose of the survey is to see how well our new children, and parents/carers, are settling into school and to also review our induction and welcoming processes to see what may be improved in future.
Across the six schools the average response rate was 81%, which is a fantastic level of responses and engagement.
The key data we are so pleased to share is as follows:
97% of respondents said their child ‘had settled Well or Very Well’ into their BPET School.
92% rated their ‘overall experience of their BPET school so far as Good or Excellent’.
96% of respondent said they were ‘Highly Likely’ to recommend their BPET School to their friends.
Here are some amazing statements of feedback from respondents:
“I am very
pleased with the evolution of my child, she always comes happy from school and
always with new things learned. Many thanks to the teacher for their patience!”
“You have great
skilled people who care!”
”My daughter couldn’t
have been happier to start school. She loves her teachers and has made great
the reception teams in both classes are really passionate about teaching and
that is reflecting on the kids. They
love it. Thanks for all your hard work.”
”Excellent Induction – Kind, considerate, firm, setting high expectations and really welcoming.”
“I feel the discipline and sense
of pride in the school is palpable. Very good indeed.”
“It’s a wonderful school, both,
myself and my partner are very impressed with the rich curriculum and beginning
to see my son thrive through learning and becoming more confident! Well done to
all the staff for making my son shine.”
We would like to thank every parent or carer who took the time to give us feedback. Our next parents survey will be in Summer 2020 when we seek feedback on all aspects of the school.
BPET is delighted to announce Marwa Sadek has been appointed as our new Finance Director.
Marawa really impressed the interview panel with her engagement at a very successful secondary school, with clean audits led over a number of years and her focus to drive up income streams, which is a priority for our group of schools.
It is an advantage too that Marwa, is already using financial systems we are preparing to move to in the spring term 2020.
Marwa will take up her post in early January 2020.
Marwa commenced work with The Coopers’ Company and Coborn School as Finance Officer and having made significant progression she is now in her current senior position as Head of Finance and Payroll.
Having worked in schools for more than fifteen years handling all forms of school finances including reviewing the financial procedures and policy, implementing the financial regulations in compliance ESFA and local authority expectations. Marwa can offer guidance and advice on accounting, compliance and budget issues to management and staff at all levels.
Maraw replaces Amanda Burgess who is leaving at the end of November 2019. Amanda has been with BPET since October 2015 and has transformed our finance function to being very high performing. The progress made over Amanda’s time has been excellent and she will be hugely missed by the team, including schools.
Transport for London have launched a ‘Watch Your Speed Campaign’, designed to generate understanding among drivers that the speed at which they travel has a wider impact on those around them.
The campaign focuses on drivers and that the speeds they may feel comfortable with when behind the wheel can be unsafe for passengers and other road users. This campaign supports our commitment to Vision Zero, which aims to eliminate death and serious injury from London’s roads by 2041.
More than 100 people have tragically died on London’s roads this year. Speed is the most important determinant in both the likelihood of a collision occurring and the severity of the outcome. Inappropriate speeding accounts for 37 per cent of all deaths and serious injuries on London’s streets. It is a contributing factor for many more. New research shows almost 30 per cent of car passengers would feel uncomfortable asking a friend or family member to slow down.
Speed is the most important determinant in both the likelihood of a collision occurring and the severity of the outcome. Inappropriate speeding accounts for 37 per cent of all deaths and serious injuries on London’s streets. It is a contributing factor for many more.
TFL are committed to achieving Vision Zero, with no deaths or serious injuries on our roads and public transport network, by 2041.
TFL will be Tweeting about this campaign using #VisionZeroLDN