Up-to-speed on: How Ofsted Inspects the Teaching of the Protected Characteristics in Schools
Ofsted has released guidance for its inspectors on evaluating how schools go about meeting their duties in relation to teaching the protected characteristics – this article breaks down the key points.Get up-to-speed here!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Symptoms, Testing and Self-isolation Advice to Staff and Parents
Schools can use this letter template to inform staff and parents about the latest advice regarding symptoms, self-isolation, getting tested, and the protective measures implemented in school.Read more here!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Opening School To All Pupils – Governing Board Update
As we enter the recovery phase of the pandemic and schools prepare to open to all pupils, the governing board should be kept up-to-date with the plans for reopening by the headteacher and SLT. This template can be used to provide governors with updates to the school’s plan to open to all pupils.Download Now!
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Risk Assessment for Full Opening in September
Schools are being asked to welcome back all pupils from September, ensuring the risks from coronavirus (COVID-19) are managed while doing so. Our template risk assessment has been created in line with DfE guidance.Download Now!
Back-to-school Update: Everything You Need to Know Ahead of the New Academic Year
We have collated the key government updates into the video below to help get you up-to-speed on changes relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), safeguarding, Ofsted and more. Watch our latest video to get caught up on everything that happened over Summer!Take a look!
Up-to-speed on: The ‘Contain Framework’, Rota Systems and Restricted Opening
Late on Friday 28th August, the DfE released new guidance on managing local outbreaks, known as the ‘contain framework’, which includes guidance on the potential use of rota systems in secondary schools. To get you up-to-speed, we’ve summarised the key points.Read more here!
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.Find Out More
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.Click here to find out more