Resource Library

Attendance Advice-  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.

Children Missing Education- Statutory guidance for LAs September 2016- DfE Children Missing Education- Statutory guidance for Local Authorities September 2016.

Children & Young Persons Act

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

SEND Code of Practice 0 -25 – Statutory guidance for organisations who work with and support children and young people with SEN.

Exclusion Guidance DfE guidance on exclusions.

DfE Exclusion from maintained schools, Academies and pupil referral units in England- A guide for those with legal responsibilities in relation to exclusion September 2017 – A guide to the legislation regarding the exclusion of pupils from: maintained schools; Academy schools / Free Schools; Alternative Provision Academies / Free Schools; and pupil referral units.

Governors’  handbook for governors in maintained schools, academies and free schools 2017 – This Handbook is for governors, headteachers and governing body clerks in both maintained schools and academies.

Ofsted Handbook for  unannounced behaviour inspections.

 Headteacher Standards

FGM Mandatory Reporting – Procedural Information  – Home Office guidance for health, social care and educational professional on statutory reporting to the police.

Ofsted ISEYES August 2016 – Inspecting Safeguarding in early years education and skills settings.

Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2016– This document contains information on what schools and colleges should do and sets out the legal duties with which schools and colleges must comply.

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 & Tackling 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.

 Ofsted School inspection handbook – Guidance for inspecting schools under the common inspection framework, with a mythbuster document on common misconceptions.

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 use of social media for online radicalisation 2015 – A guide for schools on how terrorist groups such as ISIL use social media to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq.

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