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Alongside our best practice section, Headteacher Update features regular news and news analysis articles to keep school leaders up-to-date with the latest policy and sector developments. Our news pieces attempt to tackle issues of direct relevance to primary school educators and offer something different to the mainstream media.









Urgent safeguarding alert over online abuse

The new academic year has begun with an urgent safeguarding alert over children as young as seven who are being coerced into creating “self-generated” sexual abuse imagery – most often while in their own bedrooms.








Rise in absence as Covid variants hit

As Covid infections increase in the general population, staff and pupil absences have risen sparking renewed calls for the reinstatement of free Covid testing in schools.










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