Academy accounts under fire for fifth year running

1 November 2017

The government’s annual accounts for academy schools have been judged inadequate for the fifth year running by the National Audit Office (NAO) – with a lack of evidence over academy land and building assets a continuing problem.

Delivering Statutory RSE – best practice advice and guidance

18 October 2017

There are still places available for SecEd's inaugural best practice conference, Delivery Statutory RSE. Taking place on November 24 in Birmingham, the event will also focus on PSHE best practice as well as mental health and pupil wellbeing.

How work-ready are your students?

11 October 2017

A free toolkit has been launched to help schools target their careers provision more effectively and determine which students need additional support to help prepare them for today’s workplace. Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel explains

Disadvantaged children are missing out on residential trips

11 October 2017

From personal development and team-building skills, to encouraging a sense of adventure and enhancing subject knowledge, residential trips can bring a wealth of benefits to children and young people. But a new report has found that millions of pupils are missing out on the chance to experience ...

SEN: Sticking to the Code of Practice

3 October 2017

The SEND reforms including the new Code of Practice have been in place for more than two years now. Dorothy Lepkowska speaks to two experts to find out what challenges are still facing schools, SEN children and their families

SMSC Quality Mark launched

3 October 2017

A Quality Mark has been launched to recognise excellence in spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) education.

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