Behaviour and Attendance

Resource Library

Attendance Advice (2013) - This advice replaces guidence from 2007 on registration, attendance codes etc.

Behaviour and discipline in schools - The document outlines guidance on behaviour policy, confiscation, detentions and internal exclusion facilities.

BGL Training Brochure-  A list of most popular Bright Green Learning courses delivered in schools to whole staff teams.

Common inspection framework: How Ofsted inspects maintained schools and academies, non-association independent schools, further education and skills provision and early years settings.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

Draft 0.25 SEN code of practice- Statutory guidance for organisations who work with and support children and young people with SEN.

Exclusion Guidence- DfE guidance on exclusions.

Free Schools - List of approved Free Schools 2013.

First Annual Report- National Panel of experts on Serious Case Reviews

Further education and skills inspection handbook from September 2015- Guidance for inspecting further education and skills provision under the common inspection framework from September 2015.

 Headteacher Standards

Implementing the 0 to 25 special needs system- The Government  have published advice for local authorities and health partners on implementation of the SEN reforms.  This document offers a concise overview including timelines of the journey ahead.

Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools-  The report draws on visits to secondary schools that have been effective in delivering cross-curricular improvement in literacy.

Keeping Out Of Trouble- summarises the discussions held with children and young people on what the worst kinds of trouble are and how to avoid getting into

Keeping Children Safe in Education July 2015- This document contains information on what schools and colleges should do and sets out the legal duties with which schools and colleges must comply.

Missing Children-  A report by Ofsted into the effectiveness of safeguarding arrangements for those at risk of going missing.

Newsletters - Regular updates from BGL on education news, training and current thinking.

Non-association independent school inspection handbook September 2015- Guidance for inspecting non-association independent schools under the common inspection framework from September 2015.

Non-Association Independent School Inspection Handbook- New handbook for the inspection of Idependent Schools.

Not Yet Good Enough- Ofsted have published a report which evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education and makes recommendations on how the subject can be taught well in English schools

Ofsted questionnaire for staff December 2014

Ofsted Inspecting schools- unannounced behaviour inspections.

Parent View Toolkit-The parent view toolkit provides lots of information on questions asked of parents, suggested communications to parents during inspections and also promotional materials to engage parents.

Prevent duty guidance- Prevent Duty Guidance for England and Wales.

Preventing & Tackiling Bullying- This document outlines the governments approach to bullying, legal obligations adnt the powers schools have to tackle bullying and the principles which underpin the most effective anti-bullying strategies in school.

Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty - Departmental advice for schools and childcare providers on preventing children and young people from being drawn into terrorism.

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Updated Ofsted Framework December 2014- The Oftsed Framework was updated in December 2014, please find the new framework document here.

Ofsted- Getting To Good- A report examining key steps schools have taken to improve from satisfactory to good.

Ofsted School Inspection Handbook- Inspection handbook for inspections from January 2015.

Ofsted Subsidiary Guidance 2014- inspectors use this guidance to manage section5 inspection in conjunction woth the Handbook and framework from January 2014.

Ofsted- Improving Schools-A collection of Ofsted publications featuring examples of how schools have achieved excellence in teaching and learning.

Ofsted- Pupil Premium- A survey outlining how schools are using the funding to raise achievement.

 Overcoming Barriers- ensuring that Roma children are fully engaged and achieving in education

Inspecting safeguarding in maintained schools and academies- Ofsted guidance on how Safeguarding will be inspected from September 2014.

 School inspection handbook from August 2016-   Guidance for inspecting schools under the common inspection framework, with a mythbuster document on common misconceptions.

 School inspection handbook from September 2015- Guidance for inspecting schools under the common inspection framework from September 2015.

Supporting C & YP who are bullied- This advice is to provide schools with information about how to support children whose social, mental or emotional health is affected by bullying, including cyber-bullying.

Taylor Report- DfE Behaviour expert Charlie Taylors report on alternative provision and PRU's.

Taylor Report Summary- Bright Green Learning power point sumary of Taylor Report.   

The Framework for Inspecting Non-Association Independent Schools 

The use of social media for online radicalisation- Guide for schools on how terrorist groups such as ISIL use social media to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq.

What to do if you are worried a child is being abused 2015- advice for practitioners- Departmental advice to help practitioners identify the signs of child abuse and neglect and understand what action to take.

White Paper- 17th March 2016

Why do Ofsted inspectors observe individual lessons and how do they evaluate teaching in schools?

Wolf Report 14-16 Qualification List-The list of qualifications to be included in 2015 Key Stage 4 performance tables.

Working together to Safeguard Children 2015Statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Working Together 2013- Revised guidance outlining responsibilities of professionals towards safeguarding children has been issued by DfE.