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Identifying and Supporting Vulnerable Pupils Using a Pyramid of Need

Identifying and Supporting Vulnerable Pupils Using a Pyramid of Need

Advice on creating a Pyramid of Need for your school - allowing all staff to easily identify the pupils in greatest need.

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Managing Transition for Pupils with Autism

Managing Transition for Pupils with Autism

Guidance about managing the transition of children on the autistic spectrum from one educational institution to another, written in collaboration with the National Autistic Society.

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Managing A Deficit Budget In An Academy

Managing A Deficit Budget In An Academy

This article explains what a deficit budget is and what academies can do to manage it, considering everything from financial planning to income generation.

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Funding Favourites – November 2018

Funding Favourites – November 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.

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Supporting Pupils Displaying Signs of Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour

Supporting Pupils Displaying Signs of Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour

This document offers guidance on the nature and causes of self-harm and suicidal behaviour, in addition to suggesting potential support strategies.

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Reducing workload: A guide for school leaders and governors

Reducing workload: A guide for school leaders and governors

Reducing teacher workload is a priority for every school. This free 90-page guide helps you to reduce your teachers' workload – alleviating teachers' stress and improving their work-life balance.

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Teaching Road Safety in Schools

Teaching Road Safety in Schools

This guidance document outlines how schools could incorporate road safety messages into their curriculum.

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Up-to-speed on: Using Destinations Data to Improve Careers Provision

Up-to-speed on: Using Destinations Data to Improve Careers Provision

Read this article to quickly get up-to-speed with the DfE's 'Destinations data' 2018 guidance.

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Adult Kindness Calendar Challenge

Adult Kindness Calendar Challenge

A random acts of kindness calendar for adults to promote respect, appreciation and anti-bullying.

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Pupil Kindness Calendar Challenge

Pupil Kindness Calendar Challenge

A kindness calendar challenge that sets random acts of kindness activities for pupils to do for 30 days, to help them develop respect for one another and promote anti-bullying.

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Tips for NQTs: Building Resilience

Tips for NQTs: Building Resilience

This article provides guidance on the different ways NQTs can learn to foster resilience and how this can benefit them and their pupils.

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Combatting Low-Level Disruption

Combatting Low-Level Disruption

Use the tips in this article to tackle low-level disruption in your school.

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Reading Hints and Tips for Pupils with Dyslexia

Reading Hints and Tips for Pupils with Dyslexia

This document, created in collaboration with experts Dyslexia Action, outlines support strategies that can be used by teachers and parents to encourage children with dyslexia to develop their reading skills.

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Setting Up and Managing a Walking Bus Scheme

Setting Up and Managing a Walking Bus Scheme

Guidance on how to set up a walking bus scheme in school and good practice to maintain it.

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Starting a Pupil Wellbeing Ambassador Programme

Starting a Pupil Wellbeing Ambassador Programme

Guidance from our pupil wellbeing expert on how to introduce a pupil wellbeing ambassador programme in your school which also outlines the responsibilities of these ambassadors.

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The Final Straw: Reducing Plastic in Your School

The Final Straw: Reducing Plastic in Your School

Find out how you can reduce plastic use in your school with the top tips in this article.

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Creating a Trans*-Friendly School

 Creating a Trans*-Friendly School

This guidance document explores the notion of trans*, and provides useful tips for schools on how they can develop a trans*-friendly environment.

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Up-to-speed on: Ofsted's Bold Beginnings Report

Up-to-speed on: Ofsted's Bold Beginnings Report

A break down of the 35-page document to help you understand Ofsted’s position on the importance of reception and the extent to which a school’s curriculum for four and five-year-olds prepares them for the rest of their education and beyond.

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Ofsted and...School Accountability

Ofsted and...School Accountability

This guidance, created in collaboration with our Ofsted expert, explores what Ofsted looks for in relation to accountability in schools.

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Strategies for Supporting Pupils with Mental Health Concerns

Strategies for Supporting Pupils with Mental Health Concerns

One in ten children/young people suffer from a mental health condition - that's three in every classroom! So, what can you do to promote positive mental health and support your pupils' needs?

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TheSchoolBus has an exciting new feature!

TheSchoolBus has an exciting new feature!

We’ve always helped you reduce your workload, now we’re helping you track it

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Headteacher Induction: Guidance for Governors

Headteacher Induction: Guidance for Governors

Discover the crucial steps governors should consider when carrying out an induction for a new headteacher.

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Encouraging the study of STEM

Encouraging the study of STEM

This guidance outlines the ways in which STEM learning can be encouraged in school and at home.

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Supporting Pupils with Hearing Impairments

Supporting Pupils with Hearing Impairments

Guidance on the main types of hearing impairments and how they can be identified, with information on statutory duties and strategies to support pupils with hearing loss.

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Good Estate Management for Schools

Good Estate Management for Schools

This article summarises the 'Good estate management for schools' guidance' provided by the ESFA and gives you actionable advice about what to do next.

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Ofsted Inspection Update: July 2018

Ofsted Inspection Update: July 2018

This article outlines what has been highlighted to inspectors in Ofsted's July inspection update, ensuring schools are up-to-date with the latest on how Ofsted is conducting inspections.

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Alternative Methods for Supporting Pupils with ADHD

Alternative Methods for Supporting Pupils with ADHD

Medication can have severe side effects when used to manage ADHD; this guidance outlines alternative methods for supporting pupils with ADHD that can be implemented in the classroom.

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Income Generation - Top Tips

Income Generation - Top Tips

This guidance document offers tips from our administration and financial support expert about how schools can maximise their income generation – including the pros and cons for each method.

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Supporting Pupils Experiencing Domestic Violence

Supporting Pupils Experiencing Domestic Violence

Our guidance document outlines signs that a child may be witnessing domestic abuse and what a school’s responsibilities are in relation to this.

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Undertaking a Governor Learning Walk: Guidance for Governing Boards

Undertaking a Governor Learning Walk: Guidance for Governing Boards

This guidance explains what a governor learning walk is and how they should be undertaken to maximise impact and minimise disruption to pupils and staff.

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How to Use Social Media to Recruit and Hire

How to Use Social Media to Recruit and Hire

This guidance document outlines tips on how to recruit on social media, the benefits of doing so, and how to utilise LinkedIn to its capacity.

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Empowering Teaching Assistants (TAs)

Empowering Teaching Assistants (TAs)

How to help TAs with career progression and how classroom teachers can empower and instil confidence in TAs – including tips on how to ensure TA morale is kept on-the-up and how TAs’ careers can progress from their current position.

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Managing Teacher Workload

Managing Teacher Workload

Expert guidance for teachers on managing a heavy workload, and what leaders can do to help.

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Ofsted Inspections – Tips to Ensure Schools are Always Prepared for an Inspection

Ofsted Inspections – Tips to Ensure Schools are Always Prepared for an Inspection

This guidance document outlines the aspects that leaders should be constantly evaluating, and offers tips on how they can be evaluated to ensure they are Ofsted-ready should they receive the inspection call.

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What works well: improving staff mental health

What works well: improving staff mental health

Working in Education, you change lives. We’re asking anyone who works in a school to share your experiences and continue changing lives, but this time the lives of your colleagues nationwide.

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Three Ways Schools Can Use Social Media for Their Benefit

Three Ways Schools Can Use Social Media for Their Benefit

This guidance, created in collaboration with our marketing expert, explores three ways schools can use social media for their benefit.

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How to Get Early Years Pupils School-Ready

How to Get Early Years Pupils School-Ready

Learn how school readiness can be identified, and at what stage early years practitioners and parents should have pupils at before entering the Reception classroom.

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8 Tips for Developing a Whole-School Approach to Pupil Wellbeing

8 Tips for Developing a Whole-School Approach to Pupil Wellbeing

Created in collaboration with our pupil wellbeing expert, this article offers eight tips for developing a whole-school pupil wellbeing approach.

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The DfE's Careers Strategy Explained

The DfE's Careers Strategy Explained

Everything you need to know about the DfE's plans to improve careers advice for young people contained in 'Careers Strategy: Making the Most of Everyone’s Skills and Talents'.

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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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