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You must publish details of how you spend your PE and sport premium funding by the end of the summer term or by 31 July 2019 at the latest.

Requirements include publishing the percentage of pupils within your year 6 cohort in the 2018 to 2019 academic year who met the national curriculum expectations.

For more details, please go to the DfE website.

The purpose of this guidance is to equip professionals in education settings to respond to concerns regarding girls at risk of FGM.

The contents include:

  • General information on FGM & the law
  • FGM risk indicators
  • Requirements of the RSE guidance regarding FGM
  • How to explore concerns with children and parents/carers

Solihull Health and Wellbeing Board partners have unanimously agreed to support a call encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR).

Children’s vaccine uptake has been slowly decreasing across England since 2012-13, meaning that children have missed out and may remain vulnerable to serious or even fatal infections.

In Solihull, almost 5,500 children aged 1-18 have either had no MMR vaccine or been under-vaccinated because they have only had one of the two recommended doses.

The free MMR vaccine is a safe and effective way of protecting against measles, as well as mumps and rubella.

The first MMR vaccine is given when the child is 1 year old, with a pre-school booster at 3 years 4 months of age. Both doses are required to achieve maximum protection. If children and young adults have missed these vaccinations, it’s not too late.

Parents should check their child’s red book to see if they’ve received MMR vaccinations as scheduled, or speak to their GP surgery if they are unsure.

Young people aged 15-25 are also being encouraged to check that they are covered as they attend their first festivals, travel to countries with ongoing measles outbreaks or start university.

Please share this information with parents, staff, and students (as appropriate) at your school or college. You can also read the full press release here.