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…
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…
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.…
Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.
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The General Data Protection Regulation and your school
Managing your school’s budget effectively
Sexual violence and harassment between pupils
Provision management: Making a positive difference
Managing asbestos in schools
Achieving economies of scale
Is your school GDPR-ready?
Team-building: Ten top tips
Getting ready for the General Data Protection Regulation @
Q. I understand that the government’s response to the consultation on safeguarding has been published. What might it mean for our school?
Q. When are we expected to have the times tables test in place and what money should we set aside for this?
Q. I know we do not currently spend all our SEND funding money solely on pupils with SEND. Is there a chance that we might be criticised for this by inspectors?
Handout – Implications of the GDPR for your school
Checklist – Demonstrating a commitment to complying with the GDPR
Checklist – Managing the budget effectively
Form – Questionnaire for staff: Sexual harassment
Worked example – Improving your school’s approach to sexual harassment
Form – Group intervention tracking sheet
Form – Overall provision tracking sheet
Worked example – Intervention impact assessment
Form – Example letter to parents regarding an asbestos incident
Handout – Asbestos incident: Guidance for staff
Policy – Asbestos incident management
Checklist – GDPR compliance questionnaire
Form – GDPR action plan
Form – GDPR compliance
Checklist – Team leadership
Form – Budget management: Staffing @
Handout – GDPR summary for school staff @
Handout – GDPR summary for school leaders @
Data breach log – Education @
Checklist – Ten steps to ensuring GPDR compliance @
Checklist – Data breaches: RAG monitoring and action @
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