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Tim Hall steps down from Surrey County Council’s Cabinet

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge said: “I regret that Tim Hall has decided to step down from the Cabinet for family reasons. “I have accepted Tim’s decision and an announcement about a new appointment to the Cabinet will be made shortly. “I would like to express my thanks and appreciation for Tim’s service on … Continue reading

Get Surrey features video of council’s Olympic read event

Check out Get Surrey’s take on Surrey County Council’s Big Read for Small Children event held at Alice Holt Forest in Farnham, Surrey, on 16 May. Video courtesy of http://www.getsurrey.co.uk

More than a thousand people take part in Olympic read in fairytale forest

A group of 1,400 children under five and their families saw the pages of their favourite books come to life in a fairytale forest setting yesterday (16 May) to mark London 2012’s UK Inspire Day. Surrey County Council organised The Big Read for Small Children event at the Forestry Commission’s Alice Holt Forest in Farnham, Surrey, to … Continue reading

Council takes on countryside trainees

Three countryside trainees have been taken on as part of Surrey County Council’s efforts to help young people get work skills. Surrey has set a goal of filling 100 apprenticeship places by next April as it seeks to ensure all 16-19 year olds in Surrey are in education training or employment by 2015. The recruits … Continue reading

Tim Hall interviewed by BBC Surrey about school places

Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning Tim Hall tells BBC Surrey presenter Nick Wallis that 95% of children got a place at one of the schools of their choice. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey. The station apologised on air for the problems with sound quality caused by technical issues.

Nearly all Surrey pupils get a place at chosen school

More than nine out of 10 Surrey pupils have been offered a place at one of their chosen schools. Ninety six percent of pupils secured a place at one of their preferred schools and 84% were offered their first preference.* The news came in the same week as Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Children … Continue reading

Surrey reaches target of filling 200 apprentice places in 100 days

A campaign spearheaded by Surrey County Council to fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days has reached its target with time to spare. The success of the apprenticeship drive was confirmed as National Apprenticeship Week kicked off yesterday (6 February)*. Employers have been coming forward since the end of September pledging to take on apprentices … Continue reading

Surrey apprentice campaign nears halfway mark

A campaign spearheaded by Surrey County Council to fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days has almost reached the halfway mark. Employers have been coming forward pledging to take on apprentices as part of the council’s push to ensure all 16 to 19-year-olds in Surrey are in education, training or employment by 2015. The figure … Continue reading

Olympic Inspire mark for child communication project

An innovative project helping children develop their communication skills has been awarded an Inspire mark by Olympic and Paralympic Games organisers. The Every Child a Talker Communication Decathlon, run by Surrey County Council, is available to more than 2,000 nurseries, playgroups, childminders and other children’s groups across the county to help youngsters under five years … Continue reading

Surrey welcomes new national plan to support apprentices

Following Business Secretary Vince Cable’s announcement of new plans to make it easier for businesses to take on apprentices, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Learning Tim Hall said: “This is really welcome news and a great boost for young people looking to get on the first rung of the ladder in their … Continue reading

Deadline approaches for secondary school applications

Time is running out for parents to apply for secondary school places for their children as latest figures reveal that nearly 5,000 forms have already been received online. The application deadline for secondary places for next September is 31 October. Parents who miss the application deadline reduce their chances of getting one of their preferred … Continue reading

Refurbishment of Surrey’s biggest library

Detail Surrey’s largest library will undergo a complete refurbishment to make it the most modern and user friendly branch in Surrey. Woking library in Gloucester Walk will end up bigger when it is modernised under plans agreed on Friday, 19 August, by Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Change and Efficiency Tim Hall. The library’s … Continue reading

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