Leeds City Council Essential services to schools and settings 2021/22 update

Essential services to schools and settings 2021/22 update

Briefing for headteachers, senior leaders, settings leaders, business managers and governors

Welcome to our virtual home page for today’s event. This is the area that you will return to after each session and where you can navigate to your next presentation or workshop. Each session can be accessed by clicking on the join session/join workshop button highlighted in the content below.

To have an accurate record of attendance please can we ask that your full name is linked to your device. You can change your name once you enter the first Zoom meeting by following the simple instructions here.

Please can we also ask that you enter each session and take your virtual seat at least a couple of minutes before the allotted start time, this will ensure a prompt start and allow time for Q and A. 

Please can you also kindly check that your microphones are muted to reduce background noise during the presentations.

For those of you who use twitter, please do remember to tweet today, using the hashtag #leedsforlearning – and do tag in our account @leeds_learning, so that we can retweet you. Let’s see if we can get today’s event trending!

If you experience any difficulties accessing any of today’s sessions please contact our event partners, Mondale Events, who will be happy to help: info@mondale-events.co.uk or 01635 886555

Welcome to our first, virtual launch of Leeds for Learning’s 21/22 services and training programme for schools and settings. As part of our Child Friendly Leeds ambition we are dedicated to working holistically with the education sector to achieve the best outcomes for all children and young people across and beyond the Yorkshire and Humber region. The morning will provide a fantastic opportunity to discuss the Leeds for Learning offer with highly experienced officers from a broad range of services and we are very much looking forward to seeing you today and discussing how we can support you to meet your learning priorities .

Sal Tariq OBE, Director of Children and Families in Leeds, will open the event and colleagues from Health, Safety and Wellbeing, HR and Finance will provide advice on current priorities for schools and settings and answer any questions you may have.

You can also choose from a range of interactive workshops that will give you the opportunity to learn about our new innovative products and services, meet a range of Leeds City Council specialists and understand how we can work together to meet your specific needs.

Don’t worry if you are unable to attend everything today as all sessions and workshops will be recorded and available to view on www.leedsforlearning.co.uk within a few days after today’s event  

10:15am - 11:10am





Alison Yorke, Head of Business Relationships


Sal Tariq OBE, Director of Children and Families


Overview of event and update from Leeds for Learning​

Patsy Lyttle, Schools and Partnerships Relationship Manager


School day trips and residential visits in the context of COVID

Phil Jackson, Health and Safety Advisor
Tony Edwards, Centre Manager, Herd Farm 

11:15am - 11:35am

- Artforms Art Development
- Artforms Music

Jane Zanzottera - Arts Manager
Paula Brooks - Acting Head of Music

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- Print and Signs Unit
- Leeds for Learning

Claudine Dawson - Assistant Head of BSC
Fiona Science - Business Relationship Manager

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- Special Education Needs and Inclusion Team (SENIT)
- Learning Improvement

Rachel Morton - SEN Officer
Liz Canning - 0-19 Consultant

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- Health and Wellbeing
- Child Protection and Safeguarding

Steve Ruse - Sustainable Schools Consultant
Carole Cooper - 0-11 Safeguarding Co-ordinator

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11:40am - 12:10pm


Meet our Finance and HR Experts

Nicola Illingworth – HR Service Manager
Claire Swift, Senior Financial Manager and Liz Jackson – Senior Financial Manager


Next Steps and Close

Please note that photography, audio-visual and recording technology may be used at this event with images being used for future professional support and marketing purposes
Recordings will be retained for a period of no longer than 12 months and images for 24 months.  You have the right to remove your consent at any time during this period.   Should you wish to withdraw consent after the event, please contact leedsforlearning@leeds.gov.uk

More information

For more information on the full range for Leeds for Learning services, visit www.leedsforlearning.co.uk

Resources for this Event

Our teams have created a series of short videos which provide an overview and details of their offers for 2021/22. To view visit the resources page for this event on Leeds for Learning.

Recordings of all of today’s presentations and workshops will be also added to Leeds for Learning by Wednesday 3rd March and a link will be forwarded to delegates after the event.

Download 2021/22 Directory

For a full list of all of our teams and links to their latest offers, view the Leeds for Learning Directory 2021/2022

Download Bespoke Brochurce

To download a bespoke brochure which contains a list of the services that are available for your schools or setting, and costs calculated on your current numbers on roll (where appropriate), log into www.leedsforlearning.co.uk, select ‘Services’ tab on the top orange bar and click on ‘download a bespoke brochure’ on the right hand side.


Individual team contact details can be found on the website. All other enquiries to leedsforlearning@leeds.co.uk

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