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Making your school catering more financially efficient

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Jun 7, 2019 9:14:41 AM

With ever-tightening budgets, school leaders are constantly on the lookout for ways of improving financial efficiency. We spoke to chartered accountant and business consultant Martin Owen to get his advice on improving efficiency in a school’s catering budget.

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Topics: News, school, catering, lunch

Improving staff wellbeing and work-life balance

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on May 21, 2019 12:07:05 PM

School staff wellbeing is a subject that has received extensive coverage in the news during the past year and it has generally been acknowledged that more needs to be done to support rising stress-levels. We worked with Carolyn Unsted, a former headteacher and education consultant, to get tips on improving the work-life balance of staff and learn how to make sure employees have a voice on workload issues.

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Topics: News, school, wellbeing, staff

Child safety online - staying on top of safeguarding concerns

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on May 14, 2019 11:58:10 AM

Online safety is a hugely important issue in schools, but with new trends in social media and gaming constantly emerging, it can be difficult to know what to look out for. We speak to Tom Pinfield, Senior Education Officer at Childnet International about how teachers and school leaders can keep on top of the latest online safeguarding concerns.

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Topics: News, internet, online, safety

After-school clubs

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on May 10, 2019 8:24:06 AM
Thinking of starting a new after-school club in your school? There are a few things to consider, including use of premises, policies, and staffing. We’ve gathered information from the Out of School Alliance and several local authorities to help you ensure that you have lined up everything you need to start a successful club.
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Topics: News, Case studies, School Improvement, After-school club