Behaviour and attendance

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


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.






Anti-Bullying Week 2015

This year’s Anti-Bullying Week runs from November 16 to 20 and is focusing on the damage that bullying causes to mental health and wellbeing – encouraging pupils and schools to #MakeANoise about bullying.



Term-time holiday guidance

Detailed guidance on handling requests for term-time holidays has been issued by the National Association of Head Teachers. The document seeks to clarify for school leaders what constitutes “exceptional circumstances” for granting absence during term time.


BOOK REVIEW: Sorting Out Behaviour

Sorting Out Behaviour does not try to give confusing theories but instead focuses on practical approaches that will address behavioural issues.


BOOK REVIEW: Why are you Shouting at us?

With behaviour such an important element in overall school development, this book should be essential reading. It aims to “give the tools to influence behaviour in the classroom so that it is outstanding".

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