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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Social Distancing in School

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Social Distancing in School

To help you remain safe and continue to provide an education to pupils who need to continue to attend your school, we have put together this guide on social distancing.

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Cyber Security: Keeping Your Electronic Data Secure

Cyber Security: Keeping Your Electronic Data Secure

Your school keeps all kinds of personal and financial data that scammers would love to get their hands on. That’s why it’s important to protect your data with all the tools at your disposal.

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Bringing your Child to School Agreement

Bringing your Child to School Agreement

During uncertain times, it may be necessary for staff to bring their child to their place of work. Implement this agreement today to outline clear expectations with staff.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs: Cancellation of Exams and Assessments

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs: Cancellation of Exams and Assessments

The government also decided to cancel all of the exams and assessments that were scheduled to take place this Summer. This article explains how pupils' grades will be calculated and what to expect in coming months.

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Staff Mental Health Calendar

Staff Mental Health Calendar

This Staff Mental Health Calendar contains tips for members of staff to try to reduce their workplace stress and negative mental health, and to improve their overall wellbeing.

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Free Coronavirus Resources For Schools

Free Coronavirus Resources For Schools

Free resources for schools, including letter templates and advice, to help with coronavirus (COVID-19) related concerns and duties.

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Effectively Managing Staff Absence: A Good Practice Report

 Effectively Managing Staff Absence: A Good Practice Report

This report combines the good practice recommendations we have received from schools across the country, to help you to effectively manage staff absenteeism.

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QA of the week

QA of the week

This week, we were asked: “Is there a list of statutory policies which have to be approved by the governing board and does the chair of governors have to physically sign them?” Get the answer here!

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Coronavirus: Potential School Closure Letter to Parents

Coronavirus: Potential School Closure Letter to Parents

This template can be used to outline to parents that a school may need to close due to the spread of coronavirus and the arrangements that will be in place to ensure pupils' education is not affected.

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Admissions Policy Consultation Letter

Admissions Policy Consultation Letter

Our letter can be used to inform interested parties that a consultation is being held regarding a school’s admission arrangements.

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Seven Steps for Engaging Teaching Staff in Your School's Marketing Strategy

Seven Steps for Engaging Teaching Staff in Your School's Marketing Strategy

This article outlines seven steps to get teaching staff engaged in your school's marketing strategy.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Control Measures Letter to Parents

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Control Measures Letter to Parents

This letter template helps school leaders to keep parents up-to-date with the latest coronavirus advice and outline any steps the school is taking.

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Can schools give pupils work to do at home if they have to close due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Can schools give pupils work to do at home if they have to close due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

It is important that schools are prepared for the worst-case scenario. Learn how to prepare for school closure due to coronavirus with this QA.

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Letter to Parents – Pupils Forgetting PE Kits

Letter to Parents – Pupils Forgetting PE Kits

This letter template addresses parents regarding pupils forgetting to bring in their PE kits.

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Everything You Need to Know About Managing Sabbatical Leave Requests

Everything You Need to Know About Managing Sabbatical Leave Requests

This article breaks down everything school leaders need to know about employees’ rights to sabbaticals, alongside how to manage requests.

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Staff Wellbeing Report to Governors

Staff Wellbeing Report to Governors

Governing boards! Use this template to quickly but effectively request and facilitate an overview of the school’s staff wellbeing provision.

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Developing a Whole-School Approach to SEND

Developing a Whole-School Approach to SEND

Created in collaboration with a leading SEND expert,this article explains step-by-step how to implement a whole-school approach to supporting pupils with SEND.

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Coronavirus: Advice and Next Steps for Schools

Coronavirus: Advice and Next Steps for Schools

This article outlines the action that schools should take in response to the recent outbreak of coronavirus.

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The Use of Physical Restraint

The Use of Physical Restraint

Guidance from our SEND expert on the acceptable use of physical restraint, including when it can or cannot be used, records that must be kept, protection for staff members and more.

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Ofsted and…the Inspection of the Curriculum from September 2019

Ofsted and…the Inspection of the Curriculum from September 2019

This article contains advice from our Ofsted expert about how curriculum in schools will be inspected from September 2019 under the new framework.

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Reducing Your Impact on the Environment: A Good Practice Report

 Reducing Your Impact on the Environment: A Good Practice Report

A good practice guide on reducing schools' impact on the environment, with tips shared from others in the Education community

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The Ultimate Guide to Ofsted Inspections 2019/20

The Ultimate Guide to Ofsted Inspections 2019/20

The ultimate guide to Ofsted inspections for 2019/20. This guide explores key areas that Ofsted will focus on and includes tools to help you prepare for your next inspection.

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Popular acronyms used in Education

Popular acronyms used in Education

This acronym list can be used by the governing board and school staff as a point of reference when coming across acronyms in official policies and documentation.

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Staff Wellbeing – The Role of the Governing Body

Staff Wellbeing – The Role of the Governing Body

In this article, we will highlight the role that governors have to play in ensuring staff wellbeing is high on the school agenda and the governing bodies role in supporting teachers to remain motivated, enthusiastic and have the energy to deliver the curriculum.

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Effectively Using the Pupil Premium: A Good Practice Report

Effectively Using the Pupil Premium: A Good Practice Report

This report combines the good practice recommendations we have received from schools across the country, to help you to effectively use the pupil premium.

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Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Knife Crime in School

Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Knife Crime in School

Knife crime can cause devastation, ensure your school is aware of the dangers knives can bring and methods to adopt to prevent knife crime in school.

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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 will outline 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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Managing Pupils' Mental Health in Schools

Managing Pupils' Mental Health in Schools

Learn how schools can support pupils with mental health challenges and embed mental resilience.

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Designated Teacher for Looked-After and Previously LAC

Designated Teacher for Looked-After and Previously LAC

This guidance contains the key points from the DfE’s ‘The designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children’ (2018).

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Engaging Pupils with SEND Through Science

Engaging Pupils with SEND Through Science

Guidance from our leadership expert on engaging pupils with SEND through the science curriculum, including reference to an Ofsted good practice case study.

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