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Keeping children safe in education – new guidance

Keeping children safe in education - new guidance The DfE  has issued a new version of 'Keeping children safe in education' to take effect from 3 September 2018. It is a comprehensive revision with more pages and a wider scope. It also updates many paragraphs from the...

Exiting new collaboration!

I am delighted to say that I am now working in collaboration  with BellsCroft Consultancy to deliver behaviour management  training and support.Michelle Pearse and Donna McDade previously worked for schoolSAFE and have over 30years combined knowledge and experience in...

Hidden in plain sight?

What were you doing last Friday? Looking forward to the Bank Holiday with the promise of some unseasonably good weather? Perhaps being gently woken to the news that teachers were going to be offered the opportunity to take a sabbatical? What wasn't largely reported in...

Grappling with GDPR in your school?

The deadline for the GDPR General Data Protection Regulation is fast approaching, and, if you are struggling to work out exactly what you need to do, this Government have published a guidance toolkit to help you.It seems rather late in the day - but better late than...

New blog from Sean Harford……

New blog  from Sean Harford, National Director of Education at Ofsted, explaining the risk assessment process for deciding when to inspect good and outstanding schools....

Updated Ofsted handbooks

The section 5 and section 8 handbooks have been updated to show some changes to the timeframes for inspections. Sean Harford, in his latest blog (click here to view) explains that Ofsted are: extending the usual timeframe within which good schools receive a short...

Keep up to date

Did you know that you can keep up to date with all the latest  news  concerning behaviour and attendance through my twitter feed? You can click on the 'bird' icon at the top of the page to be taken straight there, or log on to your own twitter account and 'follow' me...

Have you seen this?

The latest document about how we might look at absence data to help identify vulnerable groups who are missing school. The document refers to looking for evidence that disadvantaged girls are not attending school due to ‘period poverty’. Period poverty is a term used...