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

School leaders vent their anger on funding

Published: 11 May 2017

The recent annual conference of the National Association of Head Teachers was dominated by discussions over school funding. Dorothy Lepkowska reports

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Funding latest: Primaries face £74,000 real-terms cut

Published: 22 March 2017

New research is forecasting a real-terms funding reduction for all schools by 2019/20, with half facing budget cuts of between six and 11 per cent.

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Challenges ahead as 420,000 school places still needed

Published: 09 March 2017

The government has made notable progress in meeting the need for new school places, but still has a long way to go and significant challenges ahead. Pete Henshaw reports

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Lift Off initiative supports students with the transition to secondary school

Published: 08 March 2017

A new programme has been launched to support the transition of pupils from primary to secondary school.

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