Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Lockdown Two: What do teachers need to know?

    The Department for Education (DfE) has published updated information to support schools during the second national lockdown in England. The second lockdown came into force on Thursday 5 November and will last until Wednesday 2 December.

    Can teachers go abroad on half-term holiday?

    You might already have a half-term holiday booked abroad, visiting relatives in a different country or might be thinking of going on holiday within the UK. As teachers you are limited to when you can take holiday throughout the year, so you will want to know what the expectations from the Department of Education (DfE) and from your school are. 

    Self-isolation: what do I need to know?

    You might be told to self-isolate but are unsure of what will be required of you. In this article, we summarise guidance from the NHS on self-isolation and the steps to take.

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      You might be interested in applying for the role of a SENCO at your school. SENCO stands for special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator. The role is most often included in the senior leadership team.

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      You might have heard of the EBacc (English Baccalaureate) but are unsure of which subjects are included and how it fits into school performance tables. The EBacc is not a qualification in its own right but rather a combination of GCSE subjects.

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      You might be interested in what information academies must publish on their websites. In this article, we refer to information outlined from GOV.UK on what academies, free schools and colleges should publish online.