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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

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.

New for September 2017

Published: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 14:24

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Articles

Doing what's right: The SBM's guide to making tough decisions

Doing what's necessary: The SBM's guide to making tough decisions

Governors: The competency framework

Schools and the General Data Protection Regulations

Winning the funding lottery: 50:50 club

Windfall: Case study of managing a bequest

HR update: Pay gap reporting

Premium Plus articles

Attendance: An acceptable absence of guidance?  @

Prioritising the budget for school improvement  @

Q&As

Q. With the recent court ruling against Jon Platt, where do we stand in relation to term-time holidays? Should we maintain our position?

Q. We've heard that funding might be avaialble for internal inclusion units.  How might we access this?

Q. Our Early Years staff are anxious that it looks as though baseline assesssment is heading our way again.  Should they be worried?

Q. We are expecting an Ofsted inspection.  What is the latest information about inspection of SEND?

Toolkits

Form - Diamond 9 planning

Form - Decision making to action planning

Checklist - Governors' competency framework

Checklist - Governor self-evaluation

Checklist - Medical absence from school

Form - 50-50 lottery member details

Checklist - Setting up a charity

Worked example - Persistent absence impact analysis

Form - Persistent absence impact analysis

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 1

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 2

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 3

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 4

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 5

Worked example - Attendance letter Stage 6

Premium Plus Toolkits

Form - Record of attendance meeting @

Handout - How to plan for consistency @

Handout - How to distinguish the quality of pupils' experiences from the results they achieve @

Handout - How to attribute positive pupil experiences to decisions made by the SLT @

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