Suffolk Local Authority and linked Websites of interest to teachers

(This information is compiled from Suffolk County Council sites and is correct at the time, but pages may be up-dated at any time by the Authority.  If you notice any links which no longer work, or any additional information, please e-mail us with details.

Website
URL / access
Topics
A to Z of Suffolk County Council Services

Alphabetical listing of the Main Suffolk CC website

www.suffolk.gov.uk/AtoZ/FullAlphabeticalList

Open Access

The links below work if you have already loaded the SCC website home page:

Businesses Disabled people and carers
Local democracy Job seekers
Older people Parents and carers
Visitors to Suffolk Working with children and young people
Young people
     
Activities Unlimited www.activities-unlimited.co.uk/ Website about activities, events, short breaks and support for disabled children and young people.
     
Caring for Children and Young People

A Section of Suffolk CC main website

www.suffolk.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/

CaringForChildrenAndYoungPeople/Educational

SupportforLookedAfterChildren.htm

 

Open Access

The links below work if you have already loaded the SCC website home page:

     
COLIN

https://colin.suffolkcc.gov.uk/

Password Protected

SCC Intranet for LA central employees only.

Not normally available in schools.

     
Complaints

www.suffolk.gov.uk > A to Z of Council Services > Complaints

Open Access

How and where to complaint to the Council. 

This is primarily intended for complaints by members of the public about Council Services and complaints against a County Councillor.  

It is also currently the only means for a member of a school staff to bring a grievance against a member of the Authority's centrally employed staff or CSD.

     
County Councillors

www.suffolk.gov.uk > Council and democracy > Local Democracy > County Councillors

Open Access

Lists all County Councillors, their ward, and their contact details.

Also gives details of Suffolk's MPs

     
County Hub (The Learning Platform)

www.school-portal.co.uk/

GroupHomepage.asp?GroupId=162371

Open Access

An education site supporting those adults who work in the education sector of Suffolk's Local Authority Schools and Learning establishments .The links below work if you have already Suffolk County Hub home page:

Curriculum
Supporting Learning
Leadership
Partnerships
Help and Support
   
Early Education and Child Care

A section of the main Suffolk CC website

www.suffolk.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/

EarlyEducationAndChildcare/Listing.htm

Open Access

The links below work if you have already loaded the SCC website home page:

     
ISIS in Suffolk

www.suffolkcpd.co.uk

Open Access

 

School Improvement and Inspection Service pages:

CPD Courses available
Advisory Teams (Names and Contact Numbers)
     
Jobs - vacancies

www.suffolkjobsdirect.org

Open Access

Including teaching vacancies - up-dated every Wednesday

"Ring-fenced" jobs with SCC (not advertised externally) are also available via Schoolsurf > Jobs

     
Learning Platform See County Hub  
     
Safeguarding Board

http://www.onesuffolk.co.uk/scb/

Open Access

Provides information for everyone in Suffolk who is concerned about safeguarding children and meeting their needs. That particularly includes children, parents, and everyone in Suffolk whose work brings them into contact with children and families.  The links below work if you have already loaded Safeguarding Board's website home page:

     
SchoolSurf (Formerly the Schools Portal)

https://www.schoolsurf.suffolkcc.gov.uk

Password required, except for external links and Latest News / Documents and Users Guide.

This site replaces the Schools Portal and contains LMS Personnel Guidance, LA policies for schools, etc.

Finance
Human Resources (including Personnel Manual)
ICT
Jobs (open access, except for ring-renced vacancies)
Payroll
Pensions
School Improvement (links to ISIS pages)
     
School Term Dates

From Suffolk CC website > Education and Learning > Schools

http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/

Schools/TermDates/

 
     

Suffolk County Council

http://www.suffolk.gov.uk

Open Access

 

Outlines SCC Education Policies and Proposals. The links below work if you have already loaded the SCC website home page:

     
Youth Offending Team

http://www.suffolkyot.co.uk/

Open Access

  • Working with 10-17 year olds on final warnings and those young people who come before the courts.
  • Developing a corporate approach to tackling the causes of offending and concentrating on key factors such as education, training, employment and family relationships.
  • Delivering specific programmes and initiatives that promote crime prevention and social inclusion and by co-ordinating service delivery from all organisations working to prevent youth offending.
 
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