Resources

Tackling cyber-bullying

Understanding the nature of cyber-bullying and what can be done to support pupils is a vital part of safeguarding practice. Drawing on her research, Dr Lucy Betts has published resources to support schools


Child safety: Clever Never Goes

The ‘stranger danger’ message is outdated and unhelpful. A new Lottery-funded initiative – Clever Never Goes – is offering schools a more intelligent approach to personal safety for pupils. Emma Lee-Potter reports


Mental health support

Resources have been released to support teachers and school staff when it comes to issues of pupil mental health and wellbeing.


Bullying: We have a choice...

How can we use discussions about respectful disagreement to help stop bullying? Ahead of Anti-Bullying Week, Martha Evans considers how schools can support children to ‘Choose Respect’


NFER Research Insights: 2018

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. Download the latest articles from 2018 for free here.


School Libraries Campaign

A three-year Great School Libraries campaign has been launched in a bid to secure better school library funding.


SEND funding grants

?Funding is being made available from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to test new approaches to improving attainment and other outcomes for SEND children.


#HandsUp4HealthyMinds

To mark World Mental Health Day, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is launching a new set of free resources, designed to support young people aged 8 to 24.



The Tes SEN Show 2018: A focus on SEMH

The annual Tes SEN Show takes place on October 5 and 6 and will focus on social, emotional mental health. Head of content and chair of this year’s keynote panel discussion, Beverley Walters, looks at the CPD, seminars and other attractions on offer at the free event


Into Film Festival 2018

This year’s Into Film Festival takes place from November 7 to 23 and schools can already book their free places. Sam Wilson introduces this year’s programme


Guide To: Getting GDPR right

Headteacher Update's latest Guide To focuses on GDPR and aims to help schools self-evaluation and review their provision to ensure they are meeting statutory requirements.?


Excellence in SEN

Headteacher Update’s 2018 SEN supplement is available for free download.


Creating a therapeutic school: Classroom environments

In a new regular series for Headteacher Update, expert Shahana Knight will advise schools on supporting the emotional and mental health of children and staff, offering easy-to-implement and cost-effective activities. Here she focuses on the classroom environment and a useful whole-school idea



RSE: Getting parents on board

Statutory relationships education is approaching and schools will want to have their parents’ support for the new-look curriculum. Lucy Emmerson advises



Arts and Minds 2018

?UK schools are being invited to join the fight against racism, prejudice and hate by taking part in the annual Arts and Minds competition.


Online safety film competition

Online safety charity Childnet International is challenging young people aged seven to 18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.


Air pollution

More than four in 10 children living in urban areas (43 per cent) are concerned about the levels of air pollution near their school, a survey has shown.


A Lifetime of Playtime

Sponsored

Project Playgrounds is proud to announce that it is celebrating over a decade as the UK’s leading specialist supplier of thermoplastic playground markings – and what a journey it has been.


Heritage Schools

Around 120,000 school children are to benefit from a £1.6 million investment to continue the Heritage Schools programme.


MFL Schemes of Work – Free trial

Sponsored

?La Jolie Ronde’s award-winning key stage 2 Scheme of Work contains everything you need to help implement your policy for teaching a foreign language.


Digital Schools

A total of 38 Scottish schools have been recognised for excellence in digital teaching and learning with Digital School status.


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