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How to identify ​‘red flag’ warnings when engaging with education research

7 June 2024

Leaders often report that their email inbox is bombarded with information about potential approaches and programmes to develop practice in their contexts. Being cautious and selective when identifying potential ​‘best bets’…

Stronger guidance and controls needed to protect children from screen time

6 June 2024

For young children, the benefits of screen time are significantly outweighed by the risks, a report by the Education Committee has found. The Education Committee publishes its report “Screen time:…

Podcast: Supporting pupil mental health and wellbeing

5 June 2024

In this episode Headteacher Update discuss a range of ideas and strategies for how primary schools can support the good mental health and wellbeing of their pupils – with practical tips…

Keeping Children Safe in Education for September 2024

4 June 2024

The DfE has now published the latest (for information) version of Keeping Children Safe in Education ready for September 2024. In a free video, specialist safeguarding consultant, Andrew Hall, talks about…

Performance management: Are you ready to change?

3 June 2024

From September, performance-related pay is a thing of the past and this presents us with a huge opportunity to think about CPD and appraisal in a creative and innovative way.…

Reading Webinar – focusing on recommendations 2 and 3 from the KS2 Literacy Report

2 June 2024

Andrew Wills, an Evidence Lead in Education for St. Matthew's and SLT at Welford Primary School is hosting a FREE webinar focusing on recommendations 2 and 3 from the KS2…

Introducing the new EEF Guidance Report: A Schools Guide to Implementation

1 June 2024

Director of St. Matthew’s Research School, Sonia Thompson, hosts a one-hour webinar to introduce and emphasise the key updates in the new guidance report. The revised resource delves into the…

Headteacher Update Podcast: Managing school budgets and finance

31 May 2024

This episode considers how primary schools can balance their budgets, raise funds, and make the most of limited financial resources, offering a range of ideas and tips for income generation…

Play and the opportunity in primary schools

30 May 2024

Play has long been the domain of early years and the playground. Join Rethinking Curriculum to explore how the power of play can impact curriculum across the primary school and…

KS2: submitting teacher assessment data

29 May 2024

The guidance explaining how to submit teacher assessment (TA) data for pupils at the end of key stage 2 has been updated for 2023/24. Teacher assessment data must be reported…

A school’s guide to implementation

28 May 2024

The Education Endowment Foundation has published updated evidence-based guidance to support schools in implementing change effectively. An educational approach or idea may seem great in principle, but what really matters…

RSHE update consultation

21 May 2024

The Department for Education (DfE) is consulting on proposed changes to its RSHE guidance for schools, following a review into the content by the DfE and an independent panel of experts. The consultation…