Issue 16.4 - Managing Schools Today
Put the fun into fundraising
Sporting events can be one of the most enjoyable ways to raise cash for your school, says David Poppitt – as well as one of the most rewarding.
Not your average school
Controversy continues over the Government’s academy programme, but Steve McElroy’s new school has brought hope where there was despair.
What is a thinking school? Nannette Paine gives a consultant’s persective on helping schools develop clear thinking about thinking skills and achieve recognition through a new award.
Starting from scratch
Why would a high-achieving primary school risk its reputation by ripping up the curriculum and writing a new one? Rosemary Feasey explains.
Heading off the online threats
As the web develops, online security is no longer just about virus scanning. Graham Cluley looks at the threats of the ‘new internet’ – and what schools can do about them.
The long arm of the law
One school’s successful collaboration with local police has reached many aspects of students’ lives – from tackling knife crime and drugs to behaviour in the classroom. Crispin Andrews reports.
Keeping up appearances
In the wake of controversy over veils and deals with suppliers, the Government has issued fresh guidance on school uniforms. Can it bring an end to the arguments?
With new schools failing to open on time, are the walls tumbling down around the Government’s much-vaunted school building programme?