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.

Ofsted signals focus on curriculum

Chief inspector Amanda Spielman has praised the quality of the education system in Ofsted’s annual report, but with a new inspection framework looming the document also set out some clear priority areas...

New CPD £75 million fund unveiled

A £75 million Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund, set up by the government to deliver “skills and knowledge-based training” to teachers, has issued its first round of grants.

Increasing numbers of children are not ready for school

From speech and language problems to social and emotional issues, increasing numbers of children are arriving at primary school not ready to learn. Pete Henshaw looks at the findings of new research into the causes of this growing problem

About Us

Headteacher Update is the only magazine delivered directly to every primary school headteacher in the UK. It is published six times a year, at the beginning of each term and half-term, to keep headteachers up-to-date with everything going on in primary education.

Learn more about Headteacher update


Register to receive regular updates on primary education news delivered free to your inbox.