SchoolsNet e-Bulletin No. 2024/ 09 New content for 12 March 2024

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Derbyshire Schools Net



No. 2024/ 09 - New content for 12 March 2024


Action Required

Attendance update - letter to Headteachers – March 2024

Please see guidance from the Education Improvement Service regarding Department for Education (DfE) attendance reforms.

SAP Upgrade – User guides and training now available

The SAP system upgrade is planned to happen over the Easter Weekend. SAP will not be available to users from 4pm on Wednesday 27 March 2024 until Tuesday 2 April 2024.

User guides for the Fiori dashboard are now available via SchoolsNet, with more to follow. In addition, online training sessions are now available via Derbyshire learning online.

Please email any questions to the SAP Business Readiness team: 



Jobs bulletin

Bulletins 04 March 2024.



Starting Point open day

Please see details for an open day being held by the Starting Point team to gain an understanding of demand and processes including triaging referrals.

11 April 2024 - 11am to 4pm.


Derbyshire Services for Schools

View all of our services and packages 

View all of our training courses online 

Schools: Using alternative provision safely and effectively, considering safeguarding and Ofsted

This online course looks at the use of alternative provision (AP). It outlines the line-of-sight schools must have when using AP, what is good practice, and shares resources to secure robust compliance, quality assurance, and commissioning of AP.

19 March 2024 – 10am to midday.

Primary geography curriculum and subject leader briefing

Geography update from the Royal Geographical Society and Geographical Association. A free online course with details of the resources, support and training available to develop the geography curriculum and leadership in your schools.

20 March 2024 – 3:15pm to 4:15pm.