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Friday Update - 17 July 2015

This is my final update of this academic year. Since September I’ve highlighted amongst other things, the launch of the new national curriculum, a new SEND Code of Practice and Progress 8 School Performance Measures, not to mention a new Conservative government, guidance on the promotion of British Values, revised guidance on the constitution of Governing bodies and the introduction of the new term “coasting schools”, it has certainly been an eventful year. 493 more words

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Friday Update - 10 July 2015

This week I highlight the publication of two reports on the impact of the pupil premium since it was introduced in 2011 and some research carried out the Scouting Association looking at children’s perceptions of their emotional and social skills and their attitudes towards opportunities for extra-curricular activities. 168 more words

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Friday Update - 3 July 2015

This week I highlight the Education Secretary’s views on the stakeholder model of school governance, the Government’s definition of ‘coasting’ schools and the publication of new advice and guidance on protecting children from radicalisation. 605 more words

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Friday Update - 26 June 2015

This week I provide a summary of the changes to Ofsted Inspection from September and the Government’s response to the Education Select Committee Report on Extremism in Schools. 653 more words

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Friday Update - 19 June 2015

This week I highlight the publication of Ofsted’s new Common Inspection Framework which will come into effect from September, increased responsibilities for Regional Schools Commissioners and announcements from the Education Minister regarding the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) and the establishment of a working group to look at behaviour in the classroom. 526 more words

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Friday Update: Picnics and finishing the schoolyear

Today I finished my very last exam. I did it, I survived the 10 exams in a short period of time and the summer holiday has officially begun for me! 258 more words

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Friday Update - 12 June 2015

This week I’m unashamedly focusing on national recognition of outstanding governance at a school I clerk in the Borough, as well as highlighting a free Governor Live session, the publication of a Sutton Trust report on the under-achievement of highly able disadvantaged pupils and the Minister of State for Schools’ recent speech setting out the Government’s plans to reinforce the importance of a core academic curriculum. 848 more words

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