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New Minister: Damian Hinds

The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP – GOV.UK Damian Hinds, | Member of Parliament for East Hampshire https://www.damianhinds.com/ Damian Hinds MP, East Hampshire – TheyWorkForYou Read Damian Hinds’s contributions to Parliament, including speeches and questions, investigate their voting record, and get email alerts on their activity. Damian Hinds is appointed new education secretary  Comment on change… Continue Reading

Primary school applications 2018

Places deadline: Top tips on choosing a school Parents of rising-fives in England have until midnight tonight [15/1/18] to apply for primary school places for their children. The Real Schools Guide: Search for your primary school Primary school applications 2018: What if I’ve made a mistake and can I appeal? What if you change… Continue Reading

2 Weeks in Education – January 15th 2018

Next Newsletter: Monday January 29th 2018 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights New Minister: Damian Hinds Primary applications: Deadline midnight 15/1/18 Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee and Westminster [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions and Exclusions [5.1] Office of the Schools Adjudicator [6] Governance, Leadership and Unions [7] News… Continue Reading

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

2 Weeks in Education – January 1st 2018

Next Newsletter: Monday January 15th 2018 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights 2018: New Year Honours Exclusion: SEND, justice, fines, ‘off-rolling’ & data Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee and Westminster [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions and Exclusions [5.1] Office of the Schools Adjudicator [6] Governance, Leadership and… 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

2 Weeks in Education – November 6th 2017

Next Newsletter: Monday November 20th 2017 Subscribe here:  http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlights Admissions: application forms E-petition: Mental Health Follow us on: Twitter www.twitter.com/clerksuk Facebook www.facebook.com/clerksuk [1] DfE Admissions: application forms [1.1]  DfE Education Funding Agency [2] Ofsted [2.1] Ofsted in the news [3] Education committee and Westminster [4] Ofqual [5] School Admissions and Exclusions [5.1] Office of the Schools Adjudicator [6] Governance, Leadership and Unions [7] News reporting [1]… Continue Reading

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