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What services are covered by this privacy notice?

28 November 2018

  • Admissions Appeal Panel Co-ordination and Recruitment of Panel Members
    Provides independent appeal panels for statutory school admissions appeals and exclusion hearings.
  • Adult Community Learning
    Offers a wide range of day time and evening learning courses for Essex residents.
  • Apprenticeships Promotion and Brokerage Hub
    A recruitment service for school leavers and Essex and London based businesses.
  • Child Chaperone Licencing
    Ensures that children are protected by a licenced person when performing in order to meet our safeguarding duty.
  • Early Years and Childcare Services
    Information, support and advice for the early years and childcare sector to ensure there are sufficient and sustainable early years and child care places across the county.
  • Education Access Service
    Contracted alternative education providers to provide education for excluded pupils and others unable to access education for medical or other reasons.
  • Education Psychology Service
    Provides independent professional advice to young people, families and education settings to support wellbeing
  • Essex Education Services (EES)
    Provides services, EES for Schools’ marketing communications and service updates.
  • Essex Music Services
    Provides individual and group music tuition to 5-18 year olds through in-school or music school environments; and offer projects, workshops and curriculum support to schools.
  • Employability and Skills Unit
    Enables and encourages young people into learning and support the planning of local learning provision and to re-engage young people who are unemployed into learning.  
  • Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)
    Commissions early years and childcare settings to provide free early education entitlement (FEEE) places.
  • Health and Safety
    Provides services to schools to support their compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act and all subordinate regulations.
  • Information Governance Support (IGS)
    A traded service which provides information governance advice and support to schools.
  • Insurance Service
    Provides insurance services to schools under contract including insurance policies, claims handling and operational risk management.
  • Legal Services
    Provides services to schools to meet their legal needs
  • Missing Education and Child Employment Service (MECES)
    Provides our statutory duties in respect of children who are reported as missing from education, not attending school regularly or not in receipt of a suitable home education, and process license and permit applications for children and young people who are engaging in employment, performance and entertainment opportunities.
  • Payroll for Schools
    HR Payroll, Contracts and Processing provided as a service to Essex schools. 
  • Schools Admissions, Transport and Free School Meals
    Administers applications for school admissions, transport and free school meals.
  • School Effectiveness Team
    Validates teaching assessment judgements in English reading and writing, and mathematics.
  • Research into Health and Wellbeing
    Researches into health, wellbeing, lifestyle and social circumstances of children, young people and families in Essex.
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability advice, support, provision and tribunal
    Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information, Advice and Support Service. Provision for parents, carers, children and young people (0-25 years); the provision of financial and contractual support and guidance and conducting SEND tribunal appeals and other legal challenges.
  • Specialist Teacher and Pre-School Service
    Provides specialist education support and outreach services by working with others, in education settings and with families to build capacity to meet the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Statutory Assessment Service
    Provides the Statutory Assessment of pupils/students with special educational needs.
  • Statutory Schools Appeal Service
    Provides the means to appeal a placement in a school or exclusion.
  • Youth Services
    Supports you and ensures access to Youth Clubs, Young Carers Service, One to One work, Work Experience, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, National Citizens Service and other bespoke youth support programmes.
  • Virtual Schools
    Promotes the education of children looked after (CLA) and previously looked after.