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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: 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.

Free article: A practical approach to effective staff wellbeing

At Bishop Young Academy in Leeds, wellbeing is high on the agenda. So much so that every half term the school dedicates a whole week to it. Assistant Principal of…

New for December 2018

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018 20:34

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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

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Form – How well your school supports mental health @

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