Welcome to Headteacher Update 18 Dec 2014

School regulations pledge 'not enough'

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Free school meals system allows ‘subtle form of covert selection’

The free school meals (FSM) methodology does not “perfectly capture poverty” and allows schools to undertake a “subtle form of covert selection”, it has been claimed. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the...

PSHE and SRE Bills head for second reading in Parliament

Education unions, politicians and campaigners have given strong backing to a PSHE Bill that has been brought before Parliament by Green Party MP Caroline Lucas.  The second reading of the PSHE (Statutory Requirement) Bill was due...

Every single day, children make 1,387 prison visits

Children make more than 500,000 prison visits every year but we know "next to nothing" about the impact that they have, it has been warned. The figure has been revealed because of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests made to around 120 public...

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The implications of yet more Ofsted reforms

Chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw is still at the helm, just, and continues to set his mark with a new consultation, Better Inspection For All.  The last major change of the inspection framework was in 2012 and this latest set...

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