Keeping Children Safe


Safeguarding expert Sam Preston introduces SSS Learning's courses to support schools with their statutory obligations

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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.

Timber’s rising popularity


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.

Ninth Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

Advice on how schools can meet Ofsted’s inspection requirements when it comes to their Pupil Premium provision and outcomes will take centre stage at the Ninth National Pupil Premium and Ofsted Conference.

Why not take your CPD overseas at these funded workshops?


Connect with schools across Europe, enrich digital learning and support cultural awareness? – over half a million teachers have registered on eTwinning, making it the world’s largest community of teachers. The eTwinning website offers a safe, online environment to connect and collaborate with ...

LGBT History Month 2018

LGBT History Month in February celebrates difference and acceptance. Adele Bates provides age-appropriate resources and shares some school-wide opportunities to celebrate

Safer Internet Day 2018

Talking about online safety is a vital part of helping children to stay safe in the world today. Hannah Broadbent looks ahead to this year’s Safer Internet Day on February 6

The ROGO index

A new measure of children’s reading at age 11 has been launched alongside resources and research-based advice for schools and parents.

Primary school resources: January 2018

January's round-up of primary news and resources includes the relaunch of the Leadership Equality & Diversity Fund, a literacy challenge, writing competition and new BBC esafety resource

World’s largest chess competition


The Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge has run every year for the last 22 years and has grown into the world’s largest chess competition

Connekt from Canopies UK


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

Premier League Writing Stars

The Premier League Writing Stars competition offers schools the chance to harness the power of football to transform your pupils’ poetry writing. Jonathan Douglas explains more

Ideas and resources for Anti-Bullying Week 2017

How can we make the most of Anti-Bullying Week in schools, including this year’s primary-focused Odd Socks Day initiative? Martha Evans explains more and offers some ideas for primary schools

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