Welcome to Headteacher Update 17 Sep 2014

School regulations pledge 'not enough'

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Latest News

Funding shortfalls hit school places and free school meals

Councils across the country are struggling to fill a “black hole” of at least £1 billion in funding for new school places. New research from the Local Government Association (LGA) finds that 77 per cent of local authorities...

The Second National Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

After its successful inaugural event earlier this year, the Second National Pupil Premium and Ofsted conference – Ensuring Successful Outcomes – is to take place on Friday, September 26. Run by Headteacher Update and our sister...

Every day, 3,000 children miss education, and we have no idea where they are

On any given day in England, the whereabouts of an estimated 3,000 children who should be in school are unknown. At the same time, almost 5,000 children are awaiting a place in school or some form of alternative provision. ...

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Latest Features

The consequences of the Trojan Horse affair

New guidance from Ofsted advises inspectors to “conduct a brief internet search as part of their pre-inspection planning to see whether there are any safeguarding or other issues – for example governance – that may need to be followed...

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