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Exclusion: SEND, justice, fines, ‘off-rolling’ & data

Restorative justice in UK schools ‘could help reduce exclusions’ Plan to collect data on excluded pupils could put them at ‘lifelong risk’ of stigma ‘A black Caribbean FSM boy with SEND is 168 times more likely to be permanently excluded than a white British girl without SEND. Why?’ Children’s commissioner calls for schools… Continue Reading

New Year Honours list 2018: Department for Education

130 people have been recognised for their services to education and driving forward social mobility in the 2018 New Year Honours list.… Continue Reading

Admissions: application forms

School application forms ‘should give parents more choices’ https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/school-application-forms-should-give-parents-more-choices… Continue Reading

E-petition: Mental Health

Education committee and Westminster Commons Debate: E-petition 176555 relating to mental health education in schools Government responds to children and young people’s mental health report  … 1st Joint Special Report – Children and young people’s mental health—the role of education …  …… Continue Reading

IPPR: School exclusion report

IPPR report into school exclusion  About www.the-difference.com/ Making The Difference: Breaking the link between school exclusion and social excl… Continue Reading

Ofsted strategy: 2017 to 2022

Strategy: 2017 to 2022 Ofsted: nine key points from its new strategy Ofsted’s five-year strategy … Continue Reading

Schools Adjudicator: Recent decisions

Decision: Downend School  … Decision: Park View Infant School  … Decision: Isle of Wight community and voluntary controlled primary schools  … Decision: Great Witley C of E Primary School  … Decision: St George’s Church of England Primary School, Worcestershire  … Decision: Kingsdale Foundation School  … Decision: Tardebigge C of E First School  … Decision: South Bromsgrove High… Continue Reading

Governance: Payments

Government urged to pilot payments for school governors  Report: Who governs our schools?Continue Reading

Governance: TES/NGA survey

Key findings of 2017 NGA/TES annual school governance survey revealed 10 key findings from today’s governors survey  Governor survey reveals how funding squeeze is hitting education in schools … Continue Reading

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