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Eighth National Pupil Premium and Ofsted Conference

A total of 16 workshops and keynote sessions covering topics ranging from attendance and disaffected pupils to SEN and parental out-reach will be on offer for delegates at the Eighth National Pupil Premium and Ofsted Conference.


Research Insights: Free evidence-based best practice 2017

Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to primary school leadership and education. The latest articles are available as a free pdf download.



Timber’s rising popularity

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We hear from Gareth Barber, MD of The Stable Company, specialist designers and manufacturers of timber buildings on the rising popularity of timber builds for schools:


Connekt Canopy System

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Create additional sheltered areas and maximise your outdoor space with the Connekt modular canopy system from Canopies UK.


Maximising education environments

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With more than 50 years experience, Fordingbridge are passionate about helping schools transform under-utilised spaces into valuable, weather protected, inspiring places contributing to outstanding rated Ofsted inspections.



CUPPA growth mindset competition

A recent Headteacher Update competition to win free copies of the growth mindset publication The Amazing Journey Of CUPPA – His Quest to Find the Five Secrets of the Confident Mindset has closed and the winners have been unveiled.


Videos offer creative science ideas

A set of six videos and written resources aimed at key stage 2 students have been launched to help teachers introduce creative and experimental science into their lessons.


Improving Literacy in Key Stage Two

A seven-step plan to boost reading and writing skills for key stage 2 students has been made available by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) – the charity behind the well-known Teaching and Learning Toolkit.


HAGS Schools

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At HAGS Schools we feel the most critical stakeholders in any play project has to be your children, so why not involve them in the process?


Eco-classrooms

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With energy costs likely to spiral, any headteacher considering a new building will need to think about their future heating bills if they are to keep their running costs under control and their staff and pupils comfortable.


Premier League Primary Stars

The Premier League is aiming to offer curriculum support to 10,000 primary schools in the next two years with the launch of its Primary Stars programme. The initiative offers free curriculum-linked teaching resources for pupils aged five to 11 and free-to-download lesson plans, activities and video ...


Formula 1 in Schools

The Formula 1 in Schools STEM Challenge kicks off its new season in the UK with registrations now open.



Self-funding children’s enterprise

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Healthy Tuck Shops and Stationery Shops in primary schools give children an opportunity to practise enterprise skills and to make a small profit.



British Science Week 2017

British Science Week is a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, featuring a range of events and activities across the UK. It is run by the British Science Association (BSA) and will take place from March 10 to 19.




Reading and writing: Making it REAL

The Making it REAL project offers some food for thought as to how we can encourage a child’s first steps in reading and writing. Joyce Connor explains


Healthy enterprise

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Drive up “5-a-day” with a child-led healthy tuck shop. Healthy tuck shops are popping up nationwide, delivering far-reaching benefits.


Kites for Schools: A brilliant multicultural day

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What activity is part of almost every culture on Earth?Kites come in different shapes, sizes and colours, but they all fly in the same sky. This is a fantastic starting point for seeking similarities and not differences.

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