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Keeping children safe in Education

The Department for Education has published an updated version of the statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016)', which revises and replaces the 2015 guidance. This has come into force in schools on 5 September 2016. You can read the Statutory guidance for schools and colleges [...]

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School Apprenticeships

The National School Apprenticeships, have launched the ‘One by 2020’ campaign which aims to encourage every school in England to employ an apprentice by the year 2020. They are asking schools to commit by creating at least one apprenticeship vacancy in every school. The plan is to create a [...]

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The Site Managers’ and Caretakers’ National Conference 2016

This year's Site Managers’ and School Caretakers' National Conference is being held at the Durham Bowburn Hall Hotel on Monday 4th July. This year’s conference will concentrate on three key areas of Site Management: The latest Health & Safety Executive Strategy and the impact for Schools [...]

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Schools ‘running on empty’ hit by deprivation funding changes

The government has frequently repeated its commitment to protecting funding for schools and to improving the life chances of disadvantaged pupils. So one headteacher in a deprived part of the country was shocked, a fortnight ago, to find a £250,000 hole in her budget. After some [...]

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Five things you need to know about changes to primary assessment

An overview of upcoming changes being made to primary assessment by the Department for Education: 1. Setting a higher bar DfE want to see all children leaving primary school with a good standard of reading, writing and maths. Previous expectations for children were too low. The new [...]

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