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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…

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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 March 2021

Published: Friday, 05 February 2021 19:12

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 Articles

The changing face of Ofsted: Inspection of support staff

Catch-up funding: What to expect and how it can be used

The unseen costs of Covid-19 and how to manage them

Crisis management for schools

The Covid-19 vaccination programme

Support staff and SBMs: Experiences from the chalk face

How emotionally intelligent are you?

Premium Plus Articles

Coping in a crisis 

Working with families during the pandemic

Q&As

Q. What are the main messages from Ofsted following their most recent report?

Q. The senior leadership team in our school seems to be pulling in different directions at the moment. How can we get back on course and working as a team again?

Q. Attendance continues to be a problem for us. What suggestions do you have for finding the right balance between taking a tough line and understanding people’s concerns?

Toolkits

Form – Making best use of teaching assistants

Form – Planning the use of the catch-up premium in the spring and summer terms 2021

Form – Action plan for provision of remote learning

Worked example – Secondary school timetable for each year and key stage

Form – Covid-19 confirmed case action plan

Handout – Practical tips to improve communication

Checklist – Crisis communications and management

Form – Ways to wellbeing

Handout – Sources of support for colleagues in distress

Form – Weekly mental wellbeing plan

Form – Mental health first aid plan

Form – Promoting self-care in the workplace

Form – Emotional intelligence development plan                          

Form – Mood diary

Premium Plus Toolkits

Checklist – Top tips for coping with a crisis

Checklist – Working with parents during the pandemic

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