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Running and managing a school
Guidance and services
Whistleblowing in schools: guidance for governors
How to develop a policy so that school staff can raise concerns about conduct or practice in a safe and professional way.
Partnership agreements: guidance for local authorities and schools
Includes advice on the regulations and what should be covered in the agreements.
School toilets: good practice guidance
Advice to help schools provide good, hygienic toilet facilities for learners.
Parent meetings: guidance for governing bodies
The arrangements governing bodies must follow to allow parents to request meetings.
Documents produced for schools: 2017 to 2018
Lists all the documents, for example guidance and consultations, sent to schools for the academic year 2017 to 2018.
School prospectuses: guidance for headteachers and governing bodies
The information schools are required to publish each year.
Parents and parental responsibility: guidance for schools
Explains who schools must involve in issues about a pupil’s education.
Community focused schools: guidance
How schools and their partners can develop and provide community services and activities.
Handling allegations of abuse against teachers and staff
Guidance for local authorities and education providers on what to do when allegations of abuse are made against staff.
School complaints procedures: guidance
Guidance for governors on how to deal with complaints.
Brexit: no deal preparations for schools in Wales
Guidance for schools on preparing for a no-deal Brexit.
Schools causing concern: statutory guidance for schools and local authorities
Guidance on the legal requirements when intervening in schools causing concern.
Educational visits and outdoor learning
Guidance to help professionals ensure educational visits and activities are safe.
Relations between schools and local authorities: code of practice
Guidance on the role of local education authorities in supporting schools to raise standards.
Documents produced for schools: 2018 to 2019
Lists all the documents, for example guidance and consultations, sent to schools for the academic year 2018 to 2019.
Policy and background
Includes strategy, reports, projects and assessments.
Use of surplus school accommodation: current practice
A report on alternative uses of unused school buildings.
School governance task and finish group: government response
What we plan to do in response to each of the report's recommendations.
School governance task and finish group: report
Recommendations on how to improve the school governance framework.
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