SchoolsNet e-Bulletin No. 2023/ 12 New content for 18 April 2023

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No. 2023/ 12 - New content for 18 April 2023


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Annual budget upload 2023

The budget manager support team have published the 2023 budget upload spreadsheet and guidance – “Create and Upload an Annual Budget Virement” (full guide) and “Annual Budget Upload mini guide” on SchoolsNet. Please email the team at for any queries with uploading your budget.

Annual SIO budget upload 2023

The budget manager support team have also published the 2023 SIO upload spreadsheet and guidance "Create and Upload an SIO Budget Virement". Please email the team at for any queries with uploading your SIO budget spreadsheet.

Perspective Lite secure transfer – reminder

If you haven’t advised us already that you have a new Headteacher in post, please email as soon as possible, so that we can update account details and maintain access to important documents. For all other staff, schools should review their Perspective Lite user accounts and delete any users who no longer work or require access for their role at the school, in line with our Information Sharing Agreement.

Please ensure new Perspective Lite users have been trained and issued with the user guide, and are aware of the importance of naming documents correctly to send via Perspective Lite, in order for delivery to be made to the correct Service in a timely manner.

SchoolsNet locked documents

Usernames and passwords for the spring term have been issued to headteachers, via the Perspective Lite April General folder, for accessing locked documents published on SchoolsNet.



Jobs Bulletin

Issues 2659 and 2660.

My Life My View survey

The My Life My View emotional well-being survey is now live. The deadline is 31 May 2023 however the survey should not be completed the two weeks after the Easter break as some questions ask about ‘experiences in the past two weeks’. Therefore please consider promoting this with your students from 2 May onwards. For further information on how to take part please contact

Education Data Hub service

Data Protection and related policies are now available to purchase on S4S. A template Retention Policy is also available as a standalone document or as part of the full suite of template policies. Schools that subscribe to the Education Data Hub DPO service receive these as part of the service and are available to download from GDPRiS. 

Drug and alcohol update for schools – April 2023

Please see an update from Derbyshire drugs and substance misuse partners. This can be found in related locked documents on SchoolsNet (password issued via Perspective Lite General folder in April should be used).

Admissions timescales

The timescales for the application for reception, transfer to junior and transfer to secondary intake phases for the 2024-2025 academic year are now available. Further information will be published as we move through the Admissions process for this academic year.

English as an Additional Language (EAL): New Subscription service for schools and free CPD event

Sheffield City Council continue to develop their subscription offer costing £1250 and are introducing a free annual CPD event/ or project for all subscription schools. This year’s CPD event will focus on developing Oracy and VOICE 21 will deliver a whole day training session on - Oracy Transforming the life chances of young people through talk, this session will be on Wednesday 28 June 2023. For more information contact or call 0114 250 6852.

Travel Smart week 2023

The campaign runs from 15 - 19 May 2023. If you are taking part please remember to submit pupils’ usual and preferred modes of travel via Modeshift STARS - Travel Plan in Education, Business & Communities.



Derbyshire School Leadership Conference 2023 - Inspire, Lead, Create - Stronger Together - a brighter and inclusive future for all

Come and join Derbyshire’s conference taking place on 6 and 7 July 2023 for all headteachers, school leaders and governors. Delivered in partnership with Derbyshire headteachers and the Education Improvement Service.

Headteacher - 2 day ticket option 6 and 7 July 2023
Headteacher - Day 1 only ticket option 6 July 2023
Governor - Day 2 only ticket option 7 July 2023


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