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The Education Committee is conducting an inquiry into School Sports following London 2012. The Committee is very keen for teachers to provide their views on school sports following the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics to help the Committee gather information on this important topic. The areas they...

As part of the DfE's ongoing commitment to reducing bureaucracy for schools, the statutory policies for schools document outlines the policies and other documents governing bodies are legally required to hold. The document makes clear how often each policy must be reviewed and was updated in...

There's only 2 weeks left to respond to the DfE's survey of school governors about school finance and procurement. You can read more about the survey here: http://www.moderngovernor.com/dfe-survey-of-governors-2012/ The survey is open to all governors in any schools in England, and will be available online until Monday...

We're supporting the DfE in a survey of Governors, and would appreciate your help! Here's how the DfE explains the survey Improving efficiency is a critical challenge for all schools seeking to make the best use of their budgets to support pupil attainment.  But there are...

The DfE have issued the second of their termly bulletins.  This has been emailed to all Headteachers. It talks about the updated timeline of milestones for 2011/2012, an update on the reduction of bureaucracy, and statutory policies that schools should have in place. Click here to read...

Education Secretary Michael Gove has written to all primary and secondary schools in England inviting them to become academies. Academies are state-funded schools which are independent of local authority control. Schools rated as outstanding by inspectors could be fast-tracked into academy status for the autumn. Education Secretary Michael Gove...