I hope that you’ve had a good week. As always, here are the latest updates for you.
The HeadteacherChat Academic Year Planners are now being printed.
If you pre-ordered a planner, we are pleased to say that they are now being printed and we will update you when it’s dispatched. Printing can take up to 3 weeks as there are several processes to go through, but as they are printed in the UK, the delivery times are quick.
Once our delivery comes in, we will have the following planners in stock:
Order now if you would like to reserve one. We cannot guarantee that we will have another print run after this.
Updates from the DFE:
School-led tutoring year-end statement
Guidance for schools, academies, independent special schools, local authorities and virtual school heads on completing the year-end statement for the SLT grant.
School admission appeals code
Statutory guidance on how schools should organise and run their pupil admission appeals.
Get help with technology for remote education
Support available for educational settings and local authorities for remote and face-to-face education, and access to social care.
Loaning devices to children and young people
Guidance for local authorities, trusts, schools, colleges and FE institutions about who owns DfE loaned devices, asset management and loan agreements.
Replace faulty devices: guidance for schools and local authorities
What to do if a laptop or tablet you’ve received from a DfE programme is not working.
Guidance: Choosing a phonics teaching programme
Sets out what the government is doing to help schools choose a phonics teaching programme.
Case study: Improving attendance: good practice for schools and multi-academy trusts
Schools and multi-academy trusts (MATs) share their different techniques for improving attendance rates in their settings.
Higher-level learners in England: 2020 to 2021
Statistics providing an overview of higher-level learning across the further and higher education sectors in the academic year 2020 to 2021
Press release: Gaps in student mental health services to be tackled
Government announces up to £3 million of investment to close the gaps between university and NHS services
Updates from Ofsted:
Open consultation: Introducing a separate judgement about care leavers within the inspection of local authority children’s services (ILACS)
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Have a lovely weekend,