National Curriculum — Secondary: In-depth

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The National Curriculum applies to pupils of compulsory school age in English maintained schools, ie community and foundation schools (including special schools) and voluntary aided and voluntary controlled schools. There is no requirement for academies, free schools or schools from the independent sector to follow the National Curriculum, although they are required to offer a broad and balanced curriculum as prescribed by the Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2014.

Employer Factsheet: Mental Health First Aid

Thursday, October 21, 2021

There are courses on offer that can train certain members of staff to support colleagues both in terms of common problems such as anxiety or depression, through to suicidal-level distress.

Registers and Records: In-depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Schools are required to keep admission registers and attendance registers by law. They can be kept in hard copy or electronic form, but must be legible and open to inspection and auditing. Changes can only be made under certain specified circumstances.

Registers and Records: Quick Facts

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Schools must keep a paper or electronic admission register with entries made in ink. Keeping an Admission Register

Registers and Records: Resources

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Attendance Codes, Descriptions and Meanings form provided with this topic explains the codes for indicating in the attendance register whether an absence is authorised or unauthorised.