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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School business manager: Supporting outstanding learning and teaching
Investing in teachers: Funding CPD
Finance update: High needs funding
Experience shared: Working with a mentor
HR and the successful school: A case study
Supporting the headteacher: An ‘outstanding’ school
First aid in schools: Equipment, facilities and information
Changes to funding for schools
Q: We know that teachers’ workload is a big issue in our school. What can we do to reduce it?
Q: We are a small school. What is going to happen after funding reform?
Q: We have a teacher who has asked if she can change from full-time to part-time. Are we required to agree to this?
Form – SBM learning and teaching template
Form – The school business manager’s role in learning and teaching
Worked example – Continuous professional development record
Form – Continuous professional development record
Form – Audit of CPD for teaching staff
Form – Planning: The four pillars of CPD for teaching staff
Checklist – SEND and business management
Handout – Area-level factors of the high needs funding formula
Form – The GROW coaching model
Form – Working collaboratively with your mentor
Checklist – Preparing for short-notice inspections
Checklist – Documentation for inspection
Checklist – Disabled access
Checklist – Ambition and improvements towards ‘outstanding’
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