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CS Communications Team
The Communications Team's core function is to lead on internal and external communications strategies. They offer a range of publicity and business support services, including management of the Directorate's intranet and internet pages, maintenance of organisational structures and staff directories, events co-ordination, and mail services, both external and to schools and district-based teams.
Department for Education
The Department for Education (replaces the DCSF).
All statutory guidance and legislation linked to from this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise, but may not reflect Government policy.
Finance for Schools
This team to help you make the most from your delegated school budget by providing information, advice and support to schools.
Management Support
Our team work with schools and academies to strengthen and protect school leadership, trouble shooting on your behalf and supporting your school management needs.
MEWAN Connection Support
Information about your MEWAN connection, Cache Box, Filtering, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, technical blog (latest news) and more.
MEWAN Email
Easy access to your email account from the MEWAN website.
MSCB Training Plan
The MSCB Training Plan aims to attract a balanced mix of professionals on the courses to maximise multi-agency working with the aim of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people across Manchester. They provide valuable opportunities for practitioners and managers to work together in a stimulating and safe learning environment, share knowledge and experience and to foster and develop relationships, which will result in positive outcomes for children and young people.
NCSL - Tranforming Learning Spaces
Dedicated to sharing best practice in the transformation of learning and learning environments, Future has been created to support the NCSL's leadership programmes for the Primary Capital Programme and Building Schools for the Future. It is designed to capture and share the very best practice - and to allow feedback so that we can respond to your requests and needs.
One Education
One Education formerly Traded Services provides professional services to schools in Manchester, offering a range of Consultancy Services, CPD Opportunities, Management and Curriculum Support.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
One Education ICT Support
Supporting effective use of your schools Information Systems (MIS). This area is essential support for your administrative processes. The site contains information about training, data management, service support and more.
Research and Statistics
Welcome to the Research and Statistics area of MEWAN. These pages aim to make information on school performance more available to schools, governors and School Improvement Partners (SIPs). You can find links to other data analysis sites such as RAISEonline and FFTonline (Fischer Family Trust), as well as the Integrated Data Set and a range of other data on the LA and your school in the school data transfer area.
The Standards Site
Homepage of the Standards Site from the DfE. From here you can branch into every aspect of school inititives, National Strategies, curriculum development, TeacherNet, Teacher's TV ...
CS Communications Team
The Communications Team's core function is to lead on internal and external communications strategies. They offer a range of publicity and business support services, including management of the Directorate's intranet and internet pages, maintenance of organisational structures and staff directories, events co-ordination, and mail services, both external and to schools and district-based teams.
Finance for Schools
This team to help you make the most from your delegated school budget by providing information, advice and support to schools.
Learning Transformation
Through an enriched, challenging and fulfilling learning journey all 19 year-olds will emerge emotionally resilient, confident and competent citizens who are able to realise their full potential, contribute and benefit from the future success of the city.
Management Support
Our team work with schools and academies to strengthen and protect school leadership, trouble shooting on your behalf and supporting your school management needs.
Manchester Common Assessment Framework
Manchester Common Assessment Framework - a tool used by staff from multi agency services across Manchester who work with children and young people.
MSCB Training Plan
The MSCB Training Plan aims to attract a balanced mix of professionals on the courses to maximise multi-agency working with the aim of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people across Manchester. They provide valuable opportunities for practitioners and managers to work together in a stimulating and safe learning environment, share knowledge and experience and to foster and develop relationships, which will result in positive outcomes for children and young people.
NQT Support
Supporting NQTs in Manchester schools. Advice, forum, documentation and more.
One Education
One Education formerly Traded Services provides professional services to schools in Manchester, offering a range of Consultancy Services, CPD Opportunities, Management and Curriculum Support.
One Education ICT Support
Supporting effective use of your schools Information Systems (MIS). This area is essential support for your administrative processes. The site contains information about training, data management, service support and more.
Research and Statistics
Welcome to the Research and Statistics area of MEWAN. These pages aim to make information on school performance more available to schools, governors and School Improvement Partners (SIPs). You can find links to other data analysis sites such as RAISEonline and FFTonline (Fischer Family Trust), as well as the Integrated Data Set and a range of other data on the LA and your school in the school data transfer area.
Teacher Recruitment, Retention and Development
Manchester is a city with a proud record in Education and the city in England that is making some of the biggest improvements in the achievements of its young learners. The city is a dynamic centre in which technology is thriving and to which industry and commerce are returning after the decline of the last century. Our city really is the place to be, always exciting, sometimes challenging, a city in which its teachers are valued for their effectiveness, and in which new teachers have contributed so much to the improvement in expectations and standards.
The Apple Building
The Apple Building is an innovative approach by LPC Living and Manchester City Council to providing key worker accommodation. Located on the edge of the city’s fashionable ‘Northern Quarter’, the development comprises 53 one, two and three bedroom apartments available for rent.
Workforce Planning and Development Service
Training document and information about the Workforce Planning and Development Service.
Cultural Links
This area of MEWAN has been updated and new information about visiting cultural venues across the city is now being added.
There are also ideas for teaching and learning using Manchester\'s Museums, Galleries and Cultural venues.
Interactive Whiteboard Site
This area of MEWAN has been created to help schools develop the use and application of Interactive Whiteboards in the classroom.
Leading Aspect Award
The Leading Aspect Award has been designed with, and by, educational practitioners as a means to recognise leading practice that exists in schools, families of schools, Higher and Further Education Institutions, Behaviour Support Services, Foster Care, Secure Accomodation, in fact anywhere where leading practice exists and which may or may not have been recognised.
Literacy and Geography
Raising Attainment in Literacy through Geography in the School Grounds
A project to provide pupils with specific opportunities to undertake extended writing in literacy and/ or geography through practical experiences of using the school building and grounds. The project also encouraged schools to embed the healthy schools, eco schools and sustainable schools agendas in the curriculum. The outcomes of the project are presented here as a downloadable resource pack
Manchester Environmental Education Network
Manchester Environmental Education Network, or "MEEN" as it is more commonly known, is dedicated to supporting teachers, organisations and individuals working to promote environmental education and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Manchester Science and Storytelling Camp
Manchester Science and Storytelling camp has been established to provide an opportunity for nominated Year 9 pupils from across the city to experience a week at Ghyll Head Outdoor Education Centre. The week allows pupils to learn skills in digital storytelling and plan, execute and film scientific experiments in the Lake District National Park.
My Manchester
My Manchester ran successfully during 2005, encouraging local studies in Primary and Secondary schools. This site celebrates some of those projects and supports teachers thinking of running a My Manchester style curriculum project.
MyManchester Humanities Toolkit
The Humanities Toolkit is a set of materials intended to generally promote an improved quality of teaching and learning in history and geography. It will assist coordinators and class teachers in the adapting of the curriculum to the needs and abilities of a particular set of pupils in a particular school.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
Primary Curriculum Support
This is a newly developing area is to support the Primary Curriculum as it evolves in the coming years. Over time, other Primary curriculum support areas on MEWAN will be incorporated into this new site.
School Grounds Toolkit
Groundwork Manchester, Salford and Trafford in partnership with Manchester City Council and the Healthy Schools Partnership are delighted to launch our updated School Grounds Development Toolkit. The Toolkit is the ideal reference guide to support anyone trying to enhance children’s experience of their school grounds.
Show Me
Show.me.uk is a free to use, non-commercial site produced by the 24 Hour Museum.

The site is packed with games and resources generated by the UKs museum, gallery and heritage sector.
Their Past, Your Future
Big Lotter Fund grant money allocated to Manchester LEA was used to support projects in 3 high schools which allowed pupils to explore the events of World War 2, meet veterans and develop a learning experience tied in with the 60th Anniversary of the end of the war.
Togo and Nogo (Manchester Road Safety)
Road Safety have updated Togo and Nogo's website. The website can be accessed by teachers, parents, carers and children at school and at home. There's a play at home section, which contains road safety games and activity sheets for the children. Activity sheets and lesson plans have been updated for teachers to.

Schools can down load all the resources free, including videos by contacting the Road Safety Team to obtain their unique login and password to access the teacher only resource area on the website.
Advanced Skills Teachers
Website supporting the AST Programme in Manchester.
Art on MEWAN
Supporting the teaching and learning of Art in Manchester schools.
Assessment for Learning
Assessment is an integral part of Learning and Teaching, providing essential information for pupils, parents and staff on progress and achievement. This is a new area in development on MEWAN to support schools.
Design and Technology on MEWAN
Supporting Design and Technology in Manchester schools
English as an Additional Language
Supporting pupils and teachers working with home languages in Manchester schools.
English on MEWAN
Curriculum support for English with resources from the MEP Consultants.
EYFS on MEWAN
Supporting Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teaching and learning in Manchester Schools.
Geography on MEWAN
Supporting Geography and Humanities teaching in Manchester.
History on MEWAN
Supporting the learning and teaching of History and Humanities in Manchester Schools.
ICT on MEWAN
Supporting learning and teaching of ICT in Manchester with information for classroom practice and leadership in ICT.
Language Learning on MEWAN
Supporting the teaching and learning of Languages within Manchester - including Early Language Learning for Primary Schools
Learning Transformation
Through an enriched, challenging and fulfilling learning journey all 19 year-olds will emerge emotionally resilient, confident and competent citizens who are able to realise their full potential, contribute and benefit from the future success of the city.
Mathematics on MEWAN
Supporting the teaching of Mathematics throughout Manchester.
Music on MEWAN
Supporting music teaching and learning in Manchester.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
The new PSHEE curriculum area which was launched in September 2007 as part of Manchester's development and support plan for PSHEE.
Physical Education on MEWAN
Supporting the teaching and learning of PE in Manchester schools
Primary Curriculum Support
This is a newly developing area is to support the Primary Curriculum as it evolves in the coming years. Over time, other Primary curriculum support areas on MEWAN will be incorporated into this new site.
RE on MEWAN
***UPDATED***

Supporting the teaching of the Agreed Syllabus (for Religious Education) in Manchester schools
Science on MEWAN
Supporting Science teaching in Manchester.
SENCO Network
This website has been developed in order to support the work currently being carried out with SENCO's city wide. It is an additional support mechanism which will enable you to have access to relevant legislation, documentation, resources and contacts, which will enable you to work effectively within your role.
Teaching Assistants
Supporting the work of Teaching Assistants in Manchester schools.
BBC News - Education
BBC News - Education pages.
Education Guardian
Education Section of the Guardian newspaper.
Independant - Education
The Independant newspaper - Education section.
TES Teaching Resources
TES Connect website.
The Telegraph - Education
The Telegraphy newspaper - Education section
The Times - Education news
The Times newspaper - education section
Becta - School's pages
Becta is the government agency leading the national drive to ensure the effective and innovative use of technology throughout learning. It is our ambition to utilise the benefits of technology to create a more exciting, rewarding and successful experience for learners of all ages and abilities, enabling them to achieve their potential.
Department for Education
The Department for Education (replaces the DCSF).
All statutory guidance and legislation linked to from this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise, but may not reflect Government policy.
National Education Network
The National Educational Network is a dedicated, educationally focused resource for teaching and learning without constraints of time or location. Harnessing our unique expertise, we enable a safe, secure, collaborative and creative learning experience for pupils, teachers and parents.
TeacherNet
TeacherNet aims to bring together the very best in education resources and information to provide a one-stop-shop for trainee and qualified teachers, heads, managers, LEAs, teaching assistants, support staff, supply teachers, SEN teachers and bursars.

TeacherNet is supported by the Department for Education and Skills and partner organisations.
The Standards Site
Homepage of the Standards Site from the DfE. From here you can branch into every aspect of school inititives, National Strategies, curriculum development, TeacherNet, Teacher's TV ...
Manchester Environmental Education Network
Manchester Environmental Education Network, or "MEEN" as it is more commonly known, is dedicated to supporting teachers, organisations and individuals working to promote environmental education and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
School Grounds Toolkit
Groundwork Manchester, Salford and Trafford in partnership with Manchester City Council and the Healthy Schools Partnership are delighted to launch our updated School Grounds Development Toolkit. The Toolkit is the ideal reference guide to support anyone trying to enhance children’s experience of their school grounds.
Advanced Skills Teachers
Website supporting the AST Programme in Manchester.
Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships can make the school and children’s workforce more effective by addressing skills gaps directly, both to improve the skills of existing staff and to help you secure new staff with the skills you need by offering clear training and career pathways.
CS Communications Team
The Communications Team's core function is to lead on internal and external communications strategies. They offer a range of publicity and business support services, including management of the Directorate's intranet and internet pages, maintenance of organisational structures and staff directories, events co-ordination, and mail services, both external and to schools and district-based teams.
Department for Education
The Department for Education (replaces the DCSF).
All statutory guidance and legislation linked to from this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise, but may not reflect Government policy.
Learning Transformation
Through an enriched, challenging and fulfilling learning journey all 19 year-olds will emerge emotionally resilient, confident and competent citizens who are able to realise their full potential, contribute and benefit from the future success of the city.
Management Support
Our team work with schools and academies to strengthen and protect school leadership, trouble shooting on your behalf and supporting your school management needs.
Manchester Register of Alternative Providers
This area contains listings of Alternative Providers of Education known to the Manchester education department
NCSL - Leadership Library
Learn, develop, discover and be inspired with the support of the Leadership Library – a unique free online resource bringing together the best leadership and management thinking in the world, from Ashridge and Harvard Business Schools and 50 Lessons.

These resources have been collated by the National College of School Leadership (NCSL).
NCSL - Tranforming Learning Spaces
Dedicated to sharing best practice in the transformation of learning and learning environments, Future has been created to support the NCSL's leadership programmes for the Primary Capital Programme and Building Schools for the Future. It is designed to capture and share the very best practice - and to allow feedback so that we can respond to your requests and needs.
One Education
One Education formerly Traded Services provides professional services to schools in Manchester, offering a range of Consultancy Services, CPD Opportunities, Management and Curriculum Support.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
SENCO Network
This website has been developed in order to support the work currently being carried out with SENCO's city wide. It is an additional support mechanism which will enable you to have access to relevant legislation, documentation, resources and contacts, which will enable you to work effectively within your role.
Teacher Recruitment, Retention and Development
Manchester is a city with a proud record in Education and the city in England that is making some of the biggest improvements in the achievements of its young learners. The city is a dynamic centre in which technology is thriving and to which industry and commerce are returning after the decline of the last century. Our city really is the place to be, always exciting, sometimes challenging, a city in which its teachers are valued for their effectiveness, and in which new teachers have contributed so much to the improvement in expectations and standards.
The Standards Site
Homepage of the Standards Site from the DfE. From here you can branch into every aspect of school inititives, National Strategies, curriculum development, TeacherNet, Teacher's TV ...
Manchester City Coucil - Education Home Pages
In this area of the site you will find information about learning for children and young people, schools and details of adult learning opportunities across the city.

There is also information to support parents and carers such as grants, childrens centres, after-school activities and library services.
Manchester Common Assessment Framework
Manchester Common Assessment Framework - a tool used by staff from multi agency services across Manchester who work with children and young people.
The Apple Building
The Apple Building is an innovative approach by LPC Living and Manchester City Council to providing key worker accommodation. Located on the edge of the city’s fashionable ‘Northern Quarter’, the development comprises 53 one, two and three bedroom apartments available for rent.
Togo and Nogo (Manchester Road Safety)
Road Safety have updated Togo and Nogo's website. The website can be accessed by teachers, parents, carers and children at school and at home. There's a play at home section, which contains road safety games and activity sheets for the children. Activity sheets and lesson plans have been updated for teachers to.

Schools can down load all the resources free, including videos by contacting the Road Safety Team to obtain their unique login and password to access the teacher only resource area on the website.
Advanced Skills Teachers
Website supporting the AST Programme in Manchester.
Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships can make the school and children’s workforce more effective by addressing skills gaps directly, both to improve the skills of existing staff and to help you secure new staff with the skills you need by offering clear training and career pathways.
CPD and Courses on MEWAN
Listed in this area are courses available to teachers and teaching assistants in Manchester delivered by the MEP Consultants and Manchester Music Service.
Manchester CC - eLearning Academy
Manchester City Council is making its e-learning academy available to staff in Manchester schools. Modules availabe allow employees to explore some of the key issues being addressed within the coucil.
MSCB Training Plan
The MSCB Training Plan aims to attract a balanced mix of professionals on the courses to maximise multi-agency working with the aim of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people across Manchester. They provide valuable opportunities for practitioners and managers to work together in a stimulating and safe learning environment, share knowledge and experience and to foster and develop relationships, which will result in positive outcomes for children and young people.
NCSL - Leadership Library
Learn, develop, discover and be inspired with the support of the Leadership Library – a unique free online resource bringing together the best leadership and management thinking in the world, from Ashridge and Harvard Business Schools and 50 Lessons.

These resources have been collated by the National College of School Leadership (NCSL).
NCSL - Tranforming Learning Spaces
Dedicated to sharing best practice in the transformation of learning and learning environments, Future has been created to support the NCSL's leadership programmes for the Primary Capital Programme and Building Schools for the Future. It is designed to capture and share the very best practice - and to allow feedback so that we can respond to your requests and needs.
NQT Support
Supporting NQTs in Manchester schools. Advice, forum, documentation and more.
One Education
One Education formerly Traded Services provides professional services to schools in Manchester, offering a range of Consultancy Services, CPD Opportunities, Management and Curriculum Support.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
Teacher Recruitment, Retention and Development
Manchester is a city with a proud record in Education and the city in England that is making some of the biggest improvements in the achievements of its young learners. The city is a dynamic centre in which technology is thriving and to which industry and commerce are returning after the decline of the last century. Our city really is the place to be, always exciting, sometimes challenging, a city in which its teachers are valued for their effectiveness, and in which new teachers have contributed so much to the improvement in expectations and standards.
Workforce Planning and Development Service
Training document and information about the Workforce Planning and Development Service.
Department for Education
The Department for Education (replaces the DCSF).
All statutory guidance and legislation linked to from this site continues to reflect the current legal position unless indicated otherwise, but may not reflect Government policy.
Leading Aspect Award
The Leading Aspect Award has been designed with, and by, educational practitioners as a means to recognise leading practice that exists in schools, families of schools, Higher and Further Education Institutions, Behaviour Support Services, Foster Care, Secure Accomodation, in fact anywhere where leading practice exists and which may or may not have been recognised.
Learning Transformation
Through an enriched, challenging and fulfilling learning journey all 19 year-olds will emerge emotionally resilient, confident and competent citizens who are able to realise their full potential, contribute and benefit from the future success of the city.
Management Support
Our team work with schools and academies to strengthen and protect school leadership, trouble shooting on your behalf and supporting your school management needs.
Manchester Anti-Bullying Network
The Manchester Anti-bullying Policy and Practice Network aims to bring together a range of partners to co-ordinate citywide strategies for schools and other education providers. This supports the delivery of the outcomes from Every Child Matters and Safeguarding Children to create a safe environment for learning.
Manchester Inclusion Standard Online
The Manchester Inclusion Standard is a school self evaluation tool. The online area presents the questionnaires that form part of the process of evaluating your practice and perceptions which form a component of reaching the Manchester Inclusion Standard.
National Attendance and Behaviour Strategy
Tackling behaviour and attendance is the shared responsibility of every member of the school community. All adults in school are involved in modelling the social and emotional skills necessary for living and learning.
NCSL - Leadership Library
Learn, develop, discover and be inspired with the support of the Leadership Library – a unique free online resource bringing together the best leadership and management thinking in the world, from Ashridge and Harvard Business Schools and 50 Lessons.

These resources have been collated by the National College of School Leadership (NCSL).
One Education
One Education formerly Traded Services provides professional services to schools in Manchester, offering a range of Consultancy Services, CPD Opportunities, Management and Curriculum Support.
One Education
One Education Ltd formerly known as Traded Services now welcomes you to its new extended range of Specialists who are eager to work with you in all areas of your school
SENCO Network
This website has been developed in order to support the work currently being carried out with SENCO's city wide. It is an additional support mechanism which will enable you to have access to relevant legislation, documentation, resources and contacts, which will enable you to work effectively within your role.
For information about this page, to report problems or for other enquiries, contact website@mewan.net.