News from October, 2019

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

Admissions reminder and timeline

Does your board understand the timeline around its admission policies? For 2021-22 policies, maintained and Traded Service schools will have received a draft policy for their consideration at the end of the summer holiday. Governing Boards of VA ...

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Posted: 1st Oct 2019

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A new study indicates that small-group reading may help reduce the disadvantage gap

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have just published new research that indicates that primary pupils’ reading skills were boosted by a programme which gets them to question texts. Latest EEF trials results find more evidence of positive ...

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Posted: 2nd Oct 2019

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Have you booked your place at the DAG 2019 Conference?

On Saturday 9th November at County Hall, Exeter our annual conference will examine key educational themes and consider ‘Governance in a Changing Framework’. This morning conference is free to all Devon governors, trustees and clerks and ...

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Posted: 3rd Oct 2019

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Peer on Peer Abuse

Ofsted’s Sean Harford, National Director for Education, and Yvette Stanley, National Director for Social Care, discuss peer-on-peer abuse. The Ofsted Blog provides an opportunity for a detailed discussion on specific topics relating to school ...

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Posted: 7th Oct 2019

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Outstanding?

The BBC have reported that one in 20 children in England is in a school that has not been inspected for more than 10 years. Their analysis of official data reveals that 24 schools have not been inspected for more than 13 years and 1,010 ...

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Posted: 8th Oct 2019

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