This area of the Better Governor website, focuses on news articles and reports that highlight school issues impacting on pupils, their needs and requirements, and how governing bodies can ensure their school provides the right support, at the right time, to all pupils, from the most vulnerable to the most able.
This article explores how we define 'disadvantaged pupil' in our schools and what it means in relation to 'closing the gap'. Most importantly, how do governors ensure that no child is left behind?
Social media and its use in radicalisation of children and young people.
What to ask at school: Safeguarding May 2015
An update from Ofsted on their 2013 report on how the most able students are performing
This article explores DfE guidance, published on July 1st 2015, relating to the Prevent Duty on schools.
In March 2015 four key safeguarding documents were published. This article explores their impact on governance in schools.