headteacher update

Headteacher Update is the only magazine delivered directly to every primary school headteacher in the UK. It is published six times a year, at the beginning of each term and half-term, to keep headteachers up-to-date with everything going on in primary education. Headteacher Update is available free as a print edition to primary school headteachers and is further supported by a monthly bulletin available free to anyone who registers an interest.

Headteacher Update is written by its own team of writers and education journalists, supported by contributions from leading figures in UK education and from practising and experienced headteachers, senior leaders and teachers.


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headteacher update articles

Air pollution worse inside some London classrooms than outside

Published: 14 June 2018

London’s most polluted primary schools are being given access to a new £1 million fund in a bid to make immediate improvements to protect pupils from toxic air inside classrooms. Pete Henshaw reports

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Curriculum and assessment reforms are hitting SEND pupils, says NAHT

Published: 07 May 2018

​Swingeing reforms to the national curriculum and assessment criteria are compromising the educational outcomes of pupils with SEND, according to a new analysis published earlier this month.

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Be ‘bold and courageous’ with your curriculum, Ofsted urges

Published: 17 April 2018

Curriculum, exclusion and literacy – Ofsted outlines its key priorities at Headteacher Update’s Ninth Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

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Education support charity reports sharp rise in calls about stress

Published: 16 April 2018

Calls from worried teachers to the Education Support Partnership’s confidential helpline have risen by a third in the last year, figures show.

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