Internet Searches and Safeguarding
This document outlines the search terms that may be used by pupils at risk from experiencing or being involved in radicalisation, drug abuse, pornographic material, eating disorders, self-harm, violence, discrimination, (cyber)bullying, hacking and piracy.Download here
Recognising and Responding to Cases of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
This guidance outlines factors that could make a child more vulnerable to CSE, indicators of abuse, and the appropriate action that should be taken when responding to a case, or suspected case, of CSE.Read now
Up-to-Speed On: The Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy
Get up-to-speed on the DfE's teacher recruitment and retention strategy 2019. Our article summarises the key proposals outlined by the government to increase recruitment and retention, and the support on offer for teachers in their early career.Get up-to-speed
Up-to-speed on: Ofsted's Calls for Further Action
This article gets you up-to-speed on the concerns expressed about risks to the quality of education in the Ofsted chief inspector's recent letter, and includes proposals for a new inspection framework and renewed calls for greater powers for Ofsted inspectors.Get up-to-speed!
Headteacher Performance Management: Guidance for the Governing Board
This guidance is intended for the governing board of maintained schools to make certain the headteacher performance management process is a confidential, supportive and developmental process which ensures the headteacher has the skills and support needed to carry out their role effectively.Read now!
Dealing with Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Between Children (Peer-on-Peer Abuse)
This guidance contains need-to-know facts from the DfE guidance on sexual violence and harrassment to help schools make sure all staff members are equipped with the knowledge needed to spot the signs of CSE and best support the victims.Read the guidance
Funding Favourites – September 2018
Schools face constant financial and budgetary pressures, meaning money is often tight. That’s why we’ve rounded up a selection of the funding opportunities available to schools, alongside funding news and freebies schools can take advantage of.Free guide!