The General Data Protection Regulation and your school Changes to funding for schools Evaluation article: Assistive technology Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring Evaluation article: Water safety in schools Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

The General Data Protection Regulation and your school

Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Changes to funding for schools

John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.

Evaluation article: Assistive technology

Extra assistance, although sometimes expensive, is vital for children with SEN. Rosie Eachus looks at how SENCos and SBMs can work together to ensure constructive outcomes.

Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability

Andy Allen presents his personal case for a form of democratic participatory governance.

Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring

One of the most complex areas where conflict is prevalent between governors and their SBMs is financial reporting and monitoring. Nickii Messer looks at the issues.

Evaluation article: Water safety in schools

The safety of pupils around water is an important consideration for schools. Martin Hodgson looks at the risks and how they can be controlled.

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Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs

Jenny Townsend gives some practical suggestions for ways you can improve parental engagement in your school.

Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

As cuts bite, schools need to generate additional income. Tracey Clare explores sourcing and winning bids.

New for December 2018

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018 20:34

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Articles

First-time SBM

Making effective use of learning walks: part 1

A proactive approach to safeguarding

Understanding and managing workplace stress

How clean is the air in your school?

How to be an effective member of the SLT

Creating a positive mental health culture in your setting 

School resource management

Starting as a senior business leader in an academy or MAT

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Q&As

Q. We are concerned that most of our children seem to be choosing to bring a packed lunch than to eat school dinners. What can we do?

Q. We’re under pressure to use an increasing amount of our pupil premium money to prop up our budget. Are we alone in this?

Q. We do not seem to be able to make any progress in closing the gap between our disadvantaged pupils and their peers. We would welcome some suggestions.

Toolkits

Checklist – Practical steps for a first-time SBM

Checklist – Self-assessment of current practice: learning walks

Handout – Five top tips for successful learning walks

Checklist – Training audit for the designated person

Form – School child protection audit

Checklist – Child protection: staff understanding

Checklist – Questions for governors on safeguarding

Form – Identifying Type A and Type B personalities

Form – Wheel of life

Handout – Mindfulness through visualisation 

Checklist – Air quality in your school

Checklist – Facilitating a strong SBM–SLT relationship

Checklist – Leadership attributes

Checklist – How to address the main types of mental health needs

Form – Activities and ideas to support positive staff mental well-being

Form – Staff mental health survey

Form – Mental health information survey

Checklist – SBM cost-cutting template

Handout – Ten Cs of successful leadership

Premium Plus Toolkits

Form – How well your school supports mental health @

Handout – An introduction to coaching @

An introduction to coachingPowerPoint slideshow @

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