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Why choose the School Direct route?
This is statutory guidance given by the Department for Education, on behalf of the Secretary of State, relating to schools causing concern.
This statutory guidance explains why maintained schools must have a behaviour policy, what it must cover and the role of the governing body and headteachers in shaping their school’s behaviour policy.
Guidance for local authorities, headteachers, school staff, governing bodies and proprietors of independent schools on dealing with allegations of abuse against teachers and other staff.
Resources from the DfE
Launch of national poetry anthology for teenagers.
More information on why the DfE sent out a copy of the King James Bible to every state-funded school in England.
Everything you need to know about procuring services and equipment.
Calculators to help find out how much your pension could be worth and to understand the effect of the tiered contribution rates that will be implemented from April 2012.
How to develop the essential actions to promote good behaviour.
DfE answers your questions
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Transition Summer School 2013
There’s a buzz about the Greater Manchester music education hub as schools start to access partners’expertise
Need to Know timelines broken down by term, to help schools see at a glance what’s coming up and plan accordingly.
Katrina Smith is head of ICT at The Priory; a school which converted to an academy in June 2012. Katrina discusses the innovative teaching of computer science.
Richard Milton, head of Salford Music and Performing Arts Service, looks back on a busy term for the partners in the Greater Manchester Music Hub and forward to a bright future as the hub grows.
Charlie Taylor blogs about his experiences during the past 14 months.
The Head of The Priory School in Shrewsbury discusses her school's experiences of converting to Academy status.