Post on 14 Oct 2015
Following our article earlier this year about the prevent duty introduced by the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 ('the Act'), recent regulations have been passed allowing for the Secretary of State to provide guidance on how to achieve this duty when managing external speakers or events....
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Carwarden House Community School Headteacher
Post on 13 Oct 2015
Speaking to the Education team, Headteacher, Jarlath O’Brien gives us an insight into his life at Carwarden House Community School. Your current title / role Headteacher of Carwarden House Community School Brief career background I was variously a quantity surveyor, an organic chemist, an auditor...
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Wage Deductions for Striking Teachers | Education Law
Post on 7 Oct 2015
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that wage deductions for striking teachers should be calculated on the basis of working days, rather than calendar days, in a decision which will be welcomed by the education sector.  In the case of Hartley and others v King Edward VI College [2015], the...
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Post on 24 Sep 2015
The Department for Education has released Illustrative Regulations ('the Regulations') on Coasting after the term was initially introduced from the Education and Adoption Bill ('the Bill'), currently in the report stage in the House of Commons. Defining the Coasting School The Regulations define...
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Post on 23 Sep 2015
Executive Headteacher, Rhonda Moore gives us an insight into her life at Castleman Academy. Your current title / role Executive Headteacher of the Castleman Academy Trust. The Trust is made up of two Schools – Broadstone First and Broadstone Middle. Brief career background  I trained in Australia...
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Michelmores Education team
Post on 22 Sep 2015
Michelmores' Education team has completed 30 academy transactions in time for 1 September 2015 – setting a new record for the firm. The majority of the transactions were dealt with in a short timeframe over the summer period, including a number of schools requiring significant improvement − meaning...
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Safeguarding children at school
Post on 14 Sep 2015
We are living in a digital world where child protection is at its most vulnerable; or so the papers would have us believe. There is no denying that safeguarding remains the single most important aspect to get right in a school and we see the lengths that heads go to to ensure that this is the case...
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Post on 26 Aug 2015
The government has published a consultation paper to consider how it can simplify the taxation and National Insurance treatment of termination payments. Schools are increasingly entering into settlement agreements with employees, which usually involve negotiating a termination payment. It is very...
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Baseline Assessments - Education
Post on 22 Jul 2015
The recent publication of Ofsted's early years annual report signifies yet more doubt being cast on the government's new baseline assessments for four year old school children. Whilst the measures have been subject to scrutiny from education providers for some time, this latest report brings a new...
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South Devon College - Michelmores
Post on 8 Jul 2015
Michelmores has been appointed to advise South Devon College following a successful tender and presentation under the Crescent Purchasing Consortium framework. South Devon College has five campuses in Torbay and the surrounding area including Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay. The College offers...
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