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Supporting Transgender Staff Through Their Transition Whilst at Work

Supporting Transgender Staff Through Their Transition Whilst at Work

This guidance outlines the steps schools can take towards ensuring transgender employees that choose to transition while working are fully supported with their decision and process.

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GDPR: the ultimate guide for schools - a guide for school leaders and governors

GDPR: the ultimate guide for schools - a guide for school leaders and governors

This guide contains advice from Education experts, as well as a breakdown of the need-to-know information found in the ICO’s GDPR guidance. Read on to learn what steps your school needs to take to ensure it is compliant with the new regulations.

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Developing Effective Lockdown Procedures

Developing Effective Lockdown Procedures

This guidance document outlines aspects that should be taken into consideration when developing lockdown procedures.

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QA of the week

QA of the week

This week, our most popular question on site was: "How does Ofsted define good attendance when inspecting schools?"

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Changing Workplace Culture to Support Staff Wellbeing

Changing Workplace Culture to Support Staff Wellbeing

This guidance outlines common needs of staff members, how they can be supported, and the different steps schools should take to ensure staff wellbeing is maintained.

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Developing Effective RSE in Schools

Developing Effective RSE in Schools

This free guide outlines good practice guidelines for delivering effective RSE in schools.

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When should you allow parents to withdraw their child from lessons?

When should you allow parents to withdraw their child from lessons?

This guidance outlines the rights that parents have in relation to withdrawing their children, and what schools can do to adjust lessons and ensure all pupils can participate.

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Changes to Eligibility for Free School Meals, the Early Years Pupil Premium and Free Early Education Entitlement from April 2018

Changes to Eligibility for Free School Meals, the Early Years Pupil Premium and Free Early Education Entitlement from April 2018

This guidance outlines the key changes to the eligibility criteria for free school meals (FSM), the early years pupil premium and the free early education entitlement that will come into force from April 2018.

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Unexplained absences – what to do when a child fails to attend school

Unexplained absences – what to do when a child fails to attend school

This article looks at what you can do as a school leader to ensure your first day of absence processes safeguard pupils and leave nothing to chance.

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Post-16 Career Routes Guidance

Post-16 Career Routes Guidance

This free guide outlines the different career paths that are available to post-16 pupils.

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10 Ways to Tackle HBT Bullying

10 Ways to Tackle HBT Bullying

This free guide contains useful recommendations by the CofE Education Office regarding the prevention of HBT bullying, and many of the recommendations can be adapted to suit any school’s context.

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Norovirus: A School’s Guide

Norovirus: A School’s Guide

This free guide outlines the symptoms of Norovirus, alongside advice on what to do if staff or pupils within the school contract it.

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The Governing Board's Role in Exclusions

The Governing Board's Role in Exclusions

Guidance from our governance expert on the governing body's role in exclusions, including all aspects of holding a consideration meeting.

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Maximising Income Using the School Site

Maximising Income Using the School Site

This free guide outlines the best way in which schools can maximise income using their school site.

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Financial Planning for SBMs

Financial Planning for SBMs

This guidance document outlines some approaches that an SBM can take towards financial planning, highlighting the importance of advising the SLT and governing body based on their skills and knowledge.

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The Mental Health Green Paper – What Schools Need to Know

The Mental Health Green Paper – What Schools Need to Know

This guidance outlines the core proposals from the Green Paper and the wider action relating to education that will be undertaken to support these proposals.

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Developing an Effective Peer Mentoring Programme

 Developing an Effective Peer Mentoring Programme

This free guide outlines a quick guide to establishing a peer mentoring programme in school.

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Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) Consultation - What could change?

Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) Consultation - What could change?

Find out what could change as a result of the latest KCSIE consultation.

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Writing Effective Minutes: A Guide for Clerks

Writing Effective Minutes: A Guide for Clerks

How to write effective minutes, how to handle confidentiality issues and how to publish your minutes when ready.

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Supporting LGBT Staff – Advice for School Leaders

Supporting LGBT Staff – Advice for School Leaders

School leaders should seek to develop and maintain an environment that welcomes diversity, supports equality and encourages staff members to be themselves. This guidance summarises the document issued by the NAHT on supporting all LGBT and trans* staff.

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Free Early Years Entitlement for Two-Year-Olds Consultation – Why You Should Respond

 Free Early Years Entitlement for Two-Year-Olds Consultation – Why You Should Respond

This free guide outlines the key proposals made by the DfE in the consultation document and how the proposed changes will affect early years providers if the criteria in the consultation goes ahead.

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Reducing the Need for Restraint and Restrictive Intervention Consultation: Free Guide

Reducing the Need for Restraint and Restrictive Intervention Consultation: Free Guide

The free guide outlines the various types of restraint and provides means of approach that schools can use to reduce the need for using restraint, as outlined in the DfE document.

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Governor Autumn Term Newsletter

Governor Autumn Term Newsletter

Our Autumn term newsletter contains updates, resources and pertinent information relating to governance from the past term.

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Progress and Attainment 8 Infographic

Progress and Attainment 8 Infographic

A parents guide to the new secondary school accountability measures, free for you to download and use.

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