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Government to ‘explore’ making schools statutory safeguarding partner through pilot

New guidance on multi-agency safeguarding also highlights the role of schools, and underlines absence as a potential indicator of...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Ofsted

Social care: Ofsted slams joint working as schools ‘isolated’

Watchdog says 'more needs to be done so that agencies see schools as a key partner'

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Opinion

Fix children’s social care to improve their GCSE grades

Policymakers must not ignore what happens outside the school gate, writes Joe Lane

Freddie Whittaker
Joe Lane
Schools

‘Go further’ on school social care reform, says review author

Schools need a seat at the safeguarding 'table', says Josh MacAlister, after government kicks reforms down the road

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
News

National insurance rise: Government to ‘compensate’ public sector employers

The government plans to “compensate” schools and other public sector employers for national insurance contribution increases under new health...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker