News from February, 2019

Please find a list of every news article from February, 2019 below:

Kreston Academies Benchmark Report Findings

The eighth Kreston Academies Benchmark report has now been published. Responses have been received from over 350 trusts, representing over 1,000 schools. This fascinating report on the financial health of academies is worth reading. The report ...

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Posted: 4th Feb 2019

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Teacher Recruitment and Retention and Teachers’ Pay

The Department for Education has now published its Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy along with a useful one-page summary for schools. The one-page summary lists their priorities as: More supportive school cultures and reduced ...

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Posted: 5th Feb 2019

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SEND Funding Overspent in the Majority of Local Authorities

English councils have overspent by at least £324m on their budgets for young adults and children with special needs this financial year, the BBC has reported. They continue: “Of the 136 local authorities that provided information to the BBC ...

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Posted: 6th Feb 2019

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Devon County Council Consultation: Proposals to Lower the Age Range at Primary Schools

Devon County Council is consulting on proposals to lower the age range of four Devon primary schools. North Molton Primary School Devon County Council is consulting on a proposal to lower the age range of North Molton Community Primary School ...

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Posted: 7th Feb 2019

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Mobile Phones in Schools

There have been lots of column inches recently around whether schools should ban mobile phones. Different opinions have been evident in the news, so it might be worth catching up on who has said what. Schools do of course have different policies ...

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Posted: 11th Feb 2019

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