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Free article: Tackling the digital divide

Over the past months, schools have grappled with the challenge of delivering remote learning. It’s not only about securing the output. It’s also about ensuring that students can receive it.…

Free article: Sex discrimination

Yvonne Hardiman explains the employer’s legal obligations regarding sex discrimination in the workplace, and measures they can put in place to avoid discrimination.

Free article: Crisis management for schools

Matt Bromley considers the Covid-19 crisis and what it might mean for how schools manage difficult times in the future.

Free article: COVID-19: Time to review your health and safety policy

Mike Ellerby advocates that now is the time to review your health and safety procedures to continue to protect staff and pupils.

Free article: Recruitment and retention during a pandemic

We may be operating in extraordinary times, but people will still be leaving their jobs and managers will still need to appoint new members of staff. What factors need to…

School Business Manager Magazine

Welcome to School Business Manager Magazine!  It’s bursting with straightforward, concise articles, supported by a wealth of editable template documents designed to help you implement practical ideas and save time.…

Free article: Staff mental wellbeing

Sam Garner gives practical advice on assessing staff mental health and wellbeing.

Free article: Running in-house parenting programmes

As schools tighten their budgets, parenting programmes can be squeezed out. Samantha Garner argues that in the long run they save time, money and are beneficial to educational outcomes. In…

Free article: What are the financial implications of the lockdown?

The financial and business implications of a pandemic lockdown are something that schools, academies and colleges have never had to deal with before. We’re still in the early stages of…

Free article: Mental health in the workplace

As teaching staff and headteachers continue to leave the profession under the pressures of workload and accountability, Yvonne Hardiman takes a timely look at mental health in the workplace.

New for September 2016

Published: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:48

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Articles

Managing the media: A case study

Academy trusts: Top ten rules for trustees

Joining or setting up a multi-academy trust

The role of the governing body: Safeguarding pupils

First aid in schools

Food allergies: From kitchen to classroom

Effective leadership: Building effective teams

Q&As

Q: Should administrative staff be invited to our next safeguarding training on the new statutory guidance?

Q: Some members of our governing body are suggesting that they should be more closely involved in pay progression decisions. What should their role be?

Q: What should we have in place to ensure e-safety?

Q: It has been suggested that we conduct a pupil premium review to help improve our practice. Would this be beneficial?

Q: A parent has asked the school for information about the number of students who have requested term-time holidays. They are asking this according to the Freedom of Information Act. Do we have to respond?

Toolkits

Checklist - Distributed leadership model

Checklist - Safeguarding: Monitoring procedures

Checklist - Features of a successful multi-academy trust

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Checklist - First aid regulations

Checklist - Food allergies: Good practise

Form - Allergy record

Form - Individual healthcare plan

Handout - Allergy guidance for staff

 

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