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Professional Resources

Schools, colleges and academies

Including information about staff development, LEAMIS and outdoor education.

Sprinkler systems in schools

New policy and guidance about the use of sprinkler systems in schools and how to access the fire risk and sprinkler priority assessment tool.

  • School organisation 

    Information and resources for schools.

  • Primary schools 

    Resources and information for primary schools.

  • Governor Development Service 

    Providing training, advice and information to school governors, headteachers and clerks supporting schools in raising standards of achievement, providing the young people of the County with the best possible opportunities.


    Support team comprising of a LEAMIS Service Desk and experienced software and technical experts providing a comprehensive support, consultancy and training services to schools and academies.

  • School attendance 

    Responsibilities of schools and the legal powers of the Pupil Services Court Team regarding pupil school attendance.

  • Leicestershire SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education) 

    The function of a SACRE is to support and advise the LA on matters connected with collective worship in schools, and the religious education to be given in accordance with an agreed syllabus.

  • High Needs 

    High Needs top up funding follows the pupil from school to school. Password protected budget and monthly funding spreadsheets.

  • Finance information for schools 

  • Creative Learning Services 

    A Leicestershire Traded Service offering modular services that enable teachers to create the package that meets their school’s needs and budget.

  • Outdoor and Environmental Education (OEE) 

    Resources and information for staff planning off-site visits and activities.

  • Creating an inclusive environment to prevent exclusions 

    The Inclusion Service is one of many services within the authority, that work alongside schools and other education establishments, to enable links to teams and resources within the local authority, to help to remove barriers in achieving inclusion.

  • Inclusion forums 

  • School readiness - information for parents 

    Information for parents on how to prepare their child for school.

  • Safeguarding 

    Guidance information from the LRSCP, DfE, Ofsted and partner organisations.

  • Education Effectiveness Team 

    The Education Effectiveness Team (EET) works with all education settings in Leicestershire (primary, secondary schools and academies, alternative providers and independent / specialist settings) to help them give children the best start in life they can.

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