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The programme placing social workers in schools

A DfE programme is placing social workers directly in schools – and getting promising results. Schools love it, but…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Dan Morrow

Dan Morrow has helped to kickstart a leadership network with a twist. JL Dutaut finds out why On paper,…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Natasha Ullah, headteacher of Magna Academy, Poole

Schools Week meets the new Magna Academy head on a mission to move on from the school’s ‘no excuses’…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Jess Staufenberg meets a headteacher for whom a project for refugee children is a career high point Tom Leverage,…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Ruth Davies

The new president of the NAHT reveals her trajectory, from a childhood home that prized education  through three primary…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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The Horsham Schools Partnership

Jess Staufenberg discovers that when it comes to rural schools, the system helps those who help themselves Before re-naming…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut


Features

Profile: Patrick Roach, general secretary, NASUWT

In conversation with the new NASUWT general secretary, Freddie Whittaker finds a leader determined to put members first It’s…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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The trailblazer programme aiming to improve mental health support

Jess Staufenberg visits Greenshaw High School, where a new programme is bringing health and education together to improve mental…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Professor James Tooley

James Tooley’s vision of no-frills private schools is now a reality in England. How afraid should the state sector…

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Profile: Hilary Spencer

JL Dutaut meets Ambition Institute’s new CEO, an ex-civil servant for whom policy is about creating the conditions for…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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School visit: future-ready Foxfield primary

Jess Staufenberg discovers a school that’s breaking the underperformance Catch 22, going beyond the model of School 21, and…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut
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Profile: Dr Kate Chhatwal

Equity and social justice are what drives Challenge Partners CEO, Kate Chhatwal – and yes, you can call her…

JL Dutaut
JL Dutaut

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Covid

DfE threatened with legal action over ‘unlawful’ Covid attendance rules

The government is being threatened with legal action if it fails to update attendance guidance for vulnerable children and…

James Carr
James Carr
Covid

Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

Academy trusts boosted their reserves and surpluses last year despite the upheaval of Covid, official figures show. New Department…

Tom Belger
Tom Belger