News from March, 2019

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

New guidance on relationships and sex education

From 2020, relationships, sex and health education will be compulsory subjects in all secondary schools, while all primaries will have to teach relationships and health education. This draft guidance replaces the Sex and Relationship Education ...

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Posted: 4th Mar 2019

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Ofsted have published the first evaluation of a multi-academy trust

Ofsted Inspectors have published the report for Truro and Penwith Academy Trust, which runs 25 schools in Cornwall. It is the first report on a MAT to assess the central functions of a MAT chain and meet with senior leaders, rather than just ...

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Posted: 5th Mar 2019

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South West Regional School Commissioner Resigns

Lisa Mannall is resigning as Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West to become CEO of Cornwall Education Learning Trust She will leave at the end of this academic year having joined the department in 2017.  Prior to Lisa’s appointment ...

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Posted: 6th Mar 2019

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Formal Consultations by Devon Schools

More information on Devon County Council’s plans to close SEN Resource Bases and Exe Valley Federation’s plans and North Molton Primary School’s plans to lower their age range. SEN Resource Bases: Following consultation, Devon County ...

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Posted: 7th Mar 2019

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Schools Funding Update – Spending Review

The Times Educational Supplement are reporting that schools have a "very strong claim" for additional funding in the coming spending review, according to the education secretary. In the article, Damian Hinds said he would be making "the ...

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Posted: 11th Mar 2019

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