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Alongside our best practice section, Headteacher Update features regular news and news analysis articles to keep school leaders up-to-date with the latest policy and sector developments. Our news pieces attempt to tackle issues of direct relevance to primary school educators and offer something different to the mainstream media.







More details emerge ahead of new inspection framework

Curriculum, data, behaviour, school gradings – Ofsted's chief inspector this week revealed more details of her vision for the new-look inspection framework, due to come into effect in September 2019. Pete Henshaw takes a look
















Coalition steps-up its baseline fight

As the government decides which commercial company will win the £10 million contract for the baseline assessment of four-year-olds, the ‘More than a Score’ coalition has published a dossier of evidence against the controversial policy


Concern over long school journeys for SEN pupils

With the number of pupils needing places in special schools set to rise by 11,000 in the coming years, concern has been voiced at the distance SEN students are being forced to travel to go to school.



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