Guidance papers

What governing boards should expect from school leaders, and what school leaders should expect from governing boards - joint guidance with LGA, NAHT and NGA
June 2017
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Social Networking, Social Media and Email: protecting your professional reputation
June 2017
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Engaging with your MP:
getting involved in the policy making process

May 2017
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Mathematics Teaching for Mastery
May 2017
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Using the Headteacher Standards
April 2017
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Setting Pay for Executive Heads/Principals and Chief Executive Officers
April 2017
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Due Dilligence and Risk Management
March 2017
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Strategic Finance: design principles and financial reporting
February 2017
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Inspection, SIMS and the Single Central Record
January 2017
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Understanding and Interpreting the 2016 Key Stage 2 Results
January 2017 
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Setting Pay for School Business Leaders and School Business Managers
January 2017 (revised)
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Curriculum Planning
December 2016
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Staying in Control of your School's Destiny: forming a multi-academy trust
December 2016
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Staying in Control of your School's Destiny: joining a multi-academy trust
November 2016
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Staying in Control of your School’s Destiny: considering forming or joining a group of schools
October 2016 
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Income Generation
November 2016
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Pensions and Tax Liability
November 2016
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Effective Procurement
October 2016 (revised)
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Statutory Duties Relating to Safety, Safeguarding and Radicalisation
Revised October 2016
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Key Changes to the Ofsted Section 5 and Section 8 Handbooks from August 2016

September 2016
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Area Based Reviews
September 2016
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Timeline and Suggested Activities to Manage Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Changes from 2016-20 
August 2016
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Phonics: a guide to teaching reading in schools
August 2016 
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An Exploratory Evaluation Framework: safety, safeguarding and radicalisation
Revised June 2016
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Marking and Feedback
May 2016 
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Lesson Planning and Teacher Resources
May 2016
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Primary Assessment and Accountability Changes: what do they mean for your school?
May 2016
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Summary of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice 2015
April 2016
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Progression and Assessment in History: short-form guidance
February 2016
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Framework Supporting Progression and Assessment in History
February 2016
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Progression and Assessment in History
January 2016

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Teacher Quality, Standards and Appraisal
December 2015
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Leadership of Strategic Improvement Planning and Self-evaluation
November 2015
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Leadership of Professional Development and Learning

September 2015
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Summary of the Key Changes to the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2015 and 2014
September 2015
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School Teachers' Pay 2015-16
July 2015
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Improving Your CV
July 2015
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ASCL Cymru timeline – suggested activities to manage curriculum and assessment and accountability changes from 2014-18
March 2015