Starting a new job can be an exciting yet daunting process. When starting as a senior leader, it is likely that your new colleagues will have similar feelings about your…
Stress continues to be a problem in schools, and can affect individual staff and leaders, as well as the school overall. Andrew Blench considers the different manifestations of stress, and…
Many SBMs are responsible for managing the school site and health and safety, and ‘learning walks’ are a great way of staying on top of this significant and complex remit.…
Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.
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Experience shared: Effective mentoring
Making an impression
Using pupil premium funding: A case study
How to improve parental engagement
Children missing education: New guidance
Managing anxiety at work
The latest developments in education
The impact of loss and trauma
Q: I believe that guidance for multi-academy trusts has been released. Will this be a useful document for us?
Q: Our school is continuing to use pupil premium money to pay for teaching assistant time. Am I right to raise concerns that there is no evidence that this is effective?
Q: A member of staff at our school has recently raised concerns about a girl who is at risk of FGM. Are they required to report it to the police?
Form – Mentoring: Pairing leadership style with capabilty and commitment
Form – Mentoring conversations
Checklist – How welcoming are your school’s entrance and reception area?
Checklist – Pupil premium: Good practice
Checklist – Pupil premium: Key questions for school leaders
Form – Pupil premium: Example planning and evaluation table
Worked example – Pupil premium strategy statement: Secondary schools
Form – Planning to improve parental engagement
Form – Planning to overcome barriers to parental engagement
Example letter – To parent whose child is moving school
Example letter – To parent whose child has not attended school
Guidance – Pupil premium strategy statement: Secondary schools
Form – Pupil premium strategy statement: Secondary schools
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