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.

The changing daily reality of teaching

From resolving family conflicts to cleaning dirty clothes, the "new reality" of teaching is one of increasing pastoral and social welfare duties – but unprepared teachers are feeling the strain...

Ruth Perry death: 'Ofsted must listen to coroner recommendations'

Any recommendations made by the coroner investigating the circumstances of headteacher Ruth Perry’s death must be considered fully by Ofsted, it was said this week. It comes as a petition calling for change approaches 200,000 signatories and the chief inspector issues her first public statement... ...

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