Help and advice

In this section we have brought together advice, guidance, articles and information from external sources to help ASCL members do their jobs more effectively.

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  • Controlling access to school premises

    The DfE published guidance to help schools understand what they should do to remove someone who is on the premises without permission.

    14 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • Early years national funding formula (NFF) funding rates and guidance

    Early Years NFF hourly rates and guidance have been published for 2019/20. These documents are for local authorities.

    14 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • AMAP re-opened to February 2019

    There has been an extension to the Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP).

    14 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • New recommended deals published on GOV.UK Buying for schools

    In October 2018, ten new recommended deals were published on the government’s website including a range of new deals, all of which have been assessed for compliance with procurement regulations, ease of use, suitability and value for money.

    14 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • Contextual Safeguarding Network

    The Contextual Safeguarding Network brings together practitioners, researchers, and policy makers who are committed to protecting young people from harm outside of the home. It is free and open to practitioners across the UK, and provides access to resources including a school assessment toolkit.

    07 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • New resource: Ten steps towards school staff wellbeing

    The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has published Ten steps towards school staff wellbeing, to promote staff wellbeing in schools. The resource follows a consultation on staff wellbeing to which 684 people responded, and a survey which received over 2,400 responses.

    04 December 2018 - ADVICE

  • Conversations on the curriculum

    With renewed focus on the curriculum, ASCL invited education advisor Mary Myatt to share her views on what leaders in all phases of education can be thinking about now to ensure they have a clear understanding of the importance of a broad and balanced curriculum.

    30 November 2018 - ADVICE

  • Education packs and resources for Safer Internet Day, 5 February 2019

    The theme for Safer Internet Day 2019 is 'Together for a better internet', with a focus on the issues surrounding consent online.

    29 November 2018 - ADVICE

  • Chartered Teacher Status

    The Chartered College of Teaching is now accepting applications to join the next cohort of its Chartered Teacher Programme (CTeach). Chartered Teacher status recognises excellent teachers and their skills, knowledge and behaviours, in delivering the best possible education for young people.

    27 November 2018 - ADVICE

  • Analyse school performance (ASP) update - November 2018

    Key Stage 4 2018 provisional data and destinations data for 2017 is now available in ASP. Three-year time series data is also included within this release.

    27 November 2018 - ADVICE

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