The role of the SBM in  health and safety Stretching school finances amid falling per-pupil spending Free Article: Starting as a senior business leader in an academy or MAT Understanding and managing workplace stress Free Article: Making effective use of learning walks: part 1 The General Data Protection Regulation and your school Changes to funding for schools

The role of the SBM in health and safety

Cheryl Campbell highlights health and safety as a crucial part of the school business manager role, and considers how SBMs can keep on top of this wide-ranging responsibility.

Stretching school finances amid falling per-pupil spending

In this article, primary school headteacher Helen Frostick outlines how her school revised its financial management in 2016–17. She details implementing new funding streams, ensuring that cuts are effective, and…

Free Article: Starting as a senior business leader in an academy or MAT

Starting a new job can be an exciting yet daunting process. When starting as a senior leader, it is likely that your new colleagues will have similar feelings about your…

Understanding and managing workplace stress

Stress continues to be a problem in schools, and can affect individual staff and leaders, as well as the school overall. Andrew Blench considers the different manifestations of stress, and…

Free Article: Making effective use of learning walks: part 1

Many SBMs are responsible for managing the school site and health and safety, and ‘learning walks’ are a great way of staying on top of this significant and complex remit.…

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.

School Business Manager Magazine Online

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New for December 2017

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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