The General Data Protection Regulation and your school Changes to funding for schools Evaluation article: Assistive technology Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring Evaluation article: Water safety in schools Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

The General Data Protection Regulation and your school

Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Changes to funding for schools

John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.

Evaluation article: Assistive technology

Extra assistance, although sometimes expensive, is vital for children with SEN. Rosie Eachus looks at how SENCos and SBMs can work together to ensure constructive outcomes.

Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability

Andy Allen presents his personal case for a form of democratic participatory governance.

Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring

One of the most complex areas where conflict is prevalent between governors and their SBMs is financial reporting and monitoring. Nickii Messer looks at the issues.

Evaluation article: Water safety in schools

The safety of pupils around water is an important consideration for schools. Martin Hodgson looks at the risks and how they can be controlled.

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Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs

Jenny Townsend gives some practical suggestions for ways you can improve parental engagement in your school.

Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

As cuts bite, schools need to generate additional income. Tracey Clare explores sourcing and winning bids.

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Published: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:48

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Articles

Managing the media: A case study

Academy trusts: Top ten rules for trustees

Joining or setting up a multi-academy trust

The role of the governing body: Safeguarding pupils

First aid in schools

Food allergies: From kitchen to classroom

Effective leadership: Building effective teams

Q&As

Q: Should administrative staff be invited to our next safeguarding training on the new statutory guidance?

Q: Some members of our governing body are suggesting that they should be more closely involved in pay progression decisions. What should their role be?

Q: What should we have in place to ensure e-safety?

Q: It has been suggested that we conduct a pupil premium review to help improve our practice. Would this be beneficial?

Q: A parent has asked the school for information about the number of students who have requested term-time holidays. They are asking this according to the Freedom of Information Act. Do we have to respond?

Toolkits

Checklist - Distributed leadership model

Checklist - Safeguarding: Monitoring procedures

Checklist - Features of a successful multi-academy trust

Handout - Educational Excellence Everywhere

Checklist - First aid regulations

Checklist - Food allergies: Good practise

Form - Allergy record

Form - Individual healthcare plan

Handout - Allergy guidance for staff

 

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