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What must schools publish online?

This is one of the questions we get asked frequently, and we have put together some information we hope you will find helpful. Changes in legislation last year meant that schools no longer have to publish a school profile and … Continue reading

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Academies Financial Handbook now available

The new and updated Academies Financial Handbook is now available: The Academies Financial Handbook (Handbook) sets out the financial requirements for academy trusts (ATs). The Handbook, together with the funding agreement (of which this document forms part), sets out the financial relationship … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information – A Guide for Governors

New Module now available: Freedom of Information – A Guide for Governors In this module, you’ll explore and build on your knowledge of the FOI Act and how it applies to schools. You’ll learn more about your role and responsibilities … Continue reading

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Changes to disclosure and barring: What you need to know

Did you know there are important changes which the Government will be making to criminal records and barring arrangements from September? The Home Office has just issued a leaflet with guidance to these changes. The UK Government is committed to … Continue reading

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School exclusion arrangements due to change in September

New arrangements for school exclusion come into force in September 2012. These will apply to any pupil excluded on or after 1 September 2012 from a maintained school, academy school / Free School, alternative provision academy / Free School or … Continue reading

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NGA Bulletin Board July 2012

July’s cover story focuses on the new publication A Guide to Recruiting and Selecting Headteachers. NGA has worked with National College to update its resources on recruiting a headteacher and has published a short guide which can be downloaded here. … Continue reading

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Flexibility in governing body size and composition from September

The Education Act 2011 provides for some flexibility for governing bodies of local authority maintained school to reduce in size and amend the categories of governors, there is no requirement to change the size or composition of your governing body … Continue reading

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Changes to requirements about publishing school information

From September schools will have to report the following information on Pupil Premium: How much money the school has been allocated for the Pupil Premium in respect of the current academic year how the school intends to spend the money … Continue reading

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