Guidance paper March 2014
Changes to the National Curriculum, assessment and qualifications are extensive. This guidance provides an overview of the changes and proposes a strategic planning cycle that schools may wish to use between now and September 2016 to prepare for the changes.
Guidance paper December 2014
This guidance provides a factual overview of the respective roles of Ofsted, regional school commissioners and local authorities in relation to schools they maintain.
Guidance paper September 2015
Pay progression linked to performance for all pay progression has been in place for all teaching staff since September 2013.
Guidance paper November 2015
This guidance paper is relevant to senior and system leaders in maintained schools in England. It outlines the DfE’s proposed definition of a ‘coasting’ school and details the consultation process.