Up-to-speed on: Changes to Ofsted Inspections from September 2019
This article summarises Ofsted’s response to the consultation on the new inspection frameworks for schools that will be implemented from September 2019, highlighting the key proposals that have been confirmed, amended or dropped.Get up-to-speed!
QA of the week
This week, we were asked: “Can a member of staff who is being seconded to us be a staff governor? If the answer is 'yes' would they have normal voting rights? If the answer is 'no', could they come 'in attendance' with no voting rights (they are our deputy head)?” Get the answer here!Reveal the answer!
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.Ultimate guide
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
Key Actions to Take Following an Ofsted Inspection
This article outlines good practice actions following an inspection to ensure that school leaders aim for improvement and use the inspection process as part of the quality assurance and evaluation of their school’s effectiveness.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
Up-to-speed on: Changes to School Complaints Procedures Guidance
This article outlines the key additions to the DfE’s ‘Best practice guidance for school complaints procedures 2019’ which was updated in January 2019 and March 2019 and provides guidance on setting up and reviewing complaints procedures.Get up-to-speed!