Posts by Nigel Spears

Adoremus – Music Resources

Audiovisual Presentation Adoremus – MP4 from Catholic Westminster on Vimeo. https://education.rcdow.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Adoremus-Video.mp4 Words and Backing Track Adoremus lyrics Adoremus Powerpoint1 Andy Severyn song and guitar cords https://education.rcdow.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/ADOREMUS-BT.mp3

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Adoremus – Autumn 2 Activities

Suggested Activities – Autumn (2) 2018 The resource below is a PowerPoint containing suggested activities, key dates and vocabulary for November – December 2018. Suggested Activities Autumn 2 2018

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Adoremus – Blessed Sacrament Resources

New Resources to support My Blessed Sacrament Booklet Today, the Primary Adviser Team has published new resources to support understanding of the Eucharist in schools and parishes. These are based on the Divine Praises. Link to Resources: Blessed Sacrament guidance notes Blessed Sacrament guidance to support notes  

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School Capital – Latest Guidance for Schools and Consultants

The latest guidance documents on Capital Procurement have just been published by our colleagues in the Diocesan Property Department. The update from the previous version was prompted by the need to include a “Modern Slavery” statement. Human trafficking and modern slavery are, in the words of Pope Francis, “grievous wounds in the flesh of humanity….In…

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Asbestos Return – Government Required

Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) Early this year, the DfE/ESFA wrote to all schools requiring the completion of the AMAP. When the AMAP portal closed, a significant majority of schools had failed to complete the returns. Ministers were concerned about the poor response rate and the associated lack of detailed intelligence relating to the management…

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See Interactive Map – Enumeration Day Oct 2018

Enumeration Day 2018 – Registered Pupils Return The deadline for the submission of the 2018 Enumeration (Registered pupils) returns was Friday 12 October. Thank you to those school that have supplied the required data. Your support and assistance is greatly appreciated. Governors, parents and others will be able to review and interrogate the data at:…

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Available: LCVAP & HPCF Forms (User Guide)

2 New Guidance Documents Available Available now on the Capital Strategy Page 1.       A Guide to support the completion of the LCVAP online proposal form. 2.       A Guide to support the completion of the Health Pupils Capital Fund “Sugar Tax” online proposal form. For additional information or support, please email nigelspears@rcdow.org.uk

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The Future of LCVAP

On Thursday 20th September 2018, the Government announced its intention to retire the LCVAP process.   The following is an extract from the letter issued to the Diocese. I am writing to inform you about changes we are intending to make to how voluntary aided (VA) schools access capital funding to maintain and improve their…

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