Supporting refugee children arriving in your school

Receiving the children of Syrian refugees as they begin to arrive in the UK is a realistic possibility for many schools. It is likely that these children will face many challenges as they integrate. Educational psychologist Dr Joanna Mitchell offers a checklist for successful inclusion

Editorial Comment: Testing plan is backwards step

The move for yet more testing into our school system is a backwards step. We should be scrapping most exams, not introducing new ones, argues Headteacher Update editor Pete Henshaw
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