Will you let children go on holiday?

Term time holidays

You can’t have missed the recent media attention paid to parents who take their children out of school to go on holiday during term time. Here is a selection of articles you may like to look at to help you decide what action your school should take. House of Commons Research Briefing explaining that children are out of school for 175 […]

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Parent governors – a vanishing breed?

Improving governance

The recent White Paper (see White Paper) made mention of the role of parent governors. In some articles, it has been assumed that parents will no longer be members of governing bodies. It may be that closer reading would give them a seat at the table providing they have the skills that the school and it’s governance needs. In this […]

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