Headteacher Update Spring Edition (January 2023)

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The Spring 2023 edition of Headteacher Update offers 48 pages of in-depth, research-based and expert best practice, advice and guidance relevant to primary school leadership and teaching, including a special report into Ofsted's subejct deep dives.

This edition of Headteacher Update offers best practice articles covering issues including key Ofsted advice relating to SEND inspection, curriculum, and subject deep dives.

We also discuss leadership diversity, how to run effective meetings, SEND admissions and creating effective learning environments for pupils who use English as an additional language.

The edition also includes case studies, news and research summaries, comment & opinion, and the latest resources.

It features our latest eight-page Best Practice Focus special report (pages 21-28) entitled Ofsted’s deep dives: A recipe for success. Ever since their introduction in the 2019 framework, the subject deep dive has become one of the most challenging aspects of primary school inspection. In this Best Practice Focus, Suzanne O’Connell looks at how we can prepare for and navigate deep dives successfully...

CLICK HERE: HTU Digital Edition Spring 2023

Edition highlights include the following articles:

  • At crisis point: Poverty in our communities
  • Inspecting SEND provision: What does Ofsted look for?
  • Curriculum & Ofsted: Sequencing and structure with purpose
  • School funding: Teaching assistants in the firing line?
  • Addressing inequalities via nature-based learning
  • Cultures and actions to drive leadership diversity
  • Running effective meetings
  • Making chess clubs work in primary school
  • Effective learning environments for EAL
  • School admissions and exceptional SEND cases
  • Being a safe adult: Five Cs
  • Case study: A welcoming place for SEND pupils
  • Staff wellbeing: Completing the stress cycle

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