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9 May 2019 What are you doing for Mental Health Week?

The timing is poignant for schools particularly as it coincides with exam season and the additional stresses that this brings.

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2 March 2017 Schools face growing responsibility for students' mental health

It is important for schools to be attuned to what may be signs of mental illness and to understand the extent of their responsibility so that they can evidence that the proper duty of care has been shown.

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13 April 2015 National reference test - help or hindrance

The new proposed national reference test (NRT) is intended to provide evidence on changes in performance standards over time.

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6 August 2013 Should more fee-paying schools be considering academy status?

With news this week that another fee-paying independent school will not be reopening in September due to substantial financial losses, should more fee-paying schools be considering joining the state sector by converting to academy or free school status?

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31 July 2013 Academy chains could set up international schools

Tightening budgets mean schools and academies are becoming increasing innovative in developing new income streams – from providing catering services to other schools, hiring out school premises during the holidays or creating social businesses run by pupils.

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13 February 2013 Change to GCSE grade boundaries “legitimate”

The High Court has today ruled that a decision by Ofqual, AQA and Edexcel to raise the grade boundaries for last summer’s GCSE English paper was lawful.

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30 January 2013 Nurseries to increase staff to child ratios

Nursery schools will be empowered to increase their permitted staff to child ratio as part of a Government drive to help families with the cost of childcare.

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15 January 2013 Academies governance improvement required

Whilst academy status has ‘re-invigorated’ some governing bodies, a report issued by the Academies Commission notes that more is needed to ensure governors have a ‘clear understanding’ of their new role as company directors and as ‘custodians of school improvement’.

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