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

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: Thursday, 26 October 2017 16:27

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Articles

Gangs:  Working with your community

Looking out for the signs of abuse

Be prepared for inspection

Working out your workflow

Update to the Academies financial handbook

HR update:  Settlement agreements

Winter is coming:  Preparing school premises

Premium Plus Articles

Creating a learning environment

Ofsted inspection of SRE provision

Q&As

Q. As SBM I have some responsibility for the line management of our TAs.  What do they need to be aware of from the latest research?

Q. We are classified as a 'good' school.  How do we know what kind of inspection we will get?

Q. We have had to exclude two pupils permanently this year.  What should we be aware of from the new exclusion guidance?

Q. Some or our parents are complaining that communication with them is poor.  We think we try very hard to make them feel involved.  What can we do to improve the situation?

Toolkits

Handout - Recognising abuse and neglect

Checklist - Evidence for Ofsted

Checklist - Evaluating the quality of teaching and learning

Checklist - The quality of teaching and learning: Evidence

Checklist - Personal development, behaviour and welfare: Evidence

Form - Evaluating the use of data

Form - Monitoring and evaluating the quality of learning

Checklist - The Ofsted key areas: Have we got them covered?

Form - Teaching learning and assessment: Preparing for inspection

Checklist - Tasks with potential for a workflow

Handout - Simple workflow model

Checklist - Workflow for capability

Checklist - Workflow for appraisals

Handout - Principles of public life

Handout - Winter weather precautions

Checklist - Severe weather plan

Premium Plus Toolkits

Checklist - Creating the right learning environment: Memory difficulties

Checklist - Creating the right learning environment: Reading

Checklist - Creating the right learning environment: Writing and spelling

Checklist - Creating the right learning environment: Intervention

Checklist - SRE provision

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