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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.

Increasing numbers of children are not ready for school

From speech and language problems to social and emotional issues, increasing numbers of children are arriving at primary school not ready to learn. Pete Henshaw looks at the findings of new research into the causes of this growing problem


















Nine homes by the age of nine...

The preliminary findings of a three-year study offer an insight into what it is like for children growing up in poverty. From multiple house moves to free school meal stigma and the often-prohibitive costs of education, the report offers key lessons for schools. Pete Henshaw takes a look








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