Welcome to Headteacher Update 26 Oct 2014

School regulations pledge 'not enough'

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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...

Pupil attainment linked to teachers' wellbeing

Improving teachers' health and wellbeing could raise pupil attainment "more readily" than tackling complex factors such as social class, research has suggested. Launched last month, a preliminary paper detailing research commissioned by the Teacher...

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...

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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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