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south farnham school

South Farnham Educational Trust has the strongest professional regard for Browne Jacobson and, specifically, Nick Mackenzie who has worked with us in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust and other legal processes.

Sir. Andrew Carter OBE, Executive Headteacher South Farnham Educational Trust 

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training and events


Optimus child protection in education London 2016 London

Protecting pupils is a minefield for schools, with new safeguarding legislation, Ofsted’s expectations, culturally sensitive issues, sexting and dangerous online behaviour.

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HR and employment conference for school leaders Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street, Birmingham, B2 4JQ

You cannot have failed to notice the phenomenal amount of change in the sector and there is undoubtedly more to come. Following the success of our previous HR conferences, Browne Jacobson is pleased to invite you to our 2016 conference which aims to help you keep up with the pace of change and get the most out of your employees.

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latest opinions

Schools react to rise in trans children

The Guardian reports that a number of schools have been pioneers of change as they respond to increasing numbers of children identifying as transgender.

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EFA serve pre-termination warning notice on Durand Academy Trust

Over a year after the Charity Commission opened its investigation into the Durand Academy Trust (DAT), the EFA has now served a pre-termination warning notice on DAT.

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Inadequate PRUs must become academies

New regulations take effect today which enable the Secretary of State to force pupil referral units (PRUs) to become academies in certain situations.

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Concerns over SEN funding reform

The NAHT have suggested significant concerns with the current and proposed funding mechanisms for children with SEN.

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