Are you aware of the huge struggle some adopted children face?

adopted children

Adopted children face many struggles, some that schools may not be aware of.     A new report, Bridging the Gap, written by adoptionUK, explores the barriers to educational achievement which impact upon adopted and previously looked-after children. The report draws upon a survey of “more than 2,000 adoptive parents, and nearly 2,000 adopted young people, to explore how effectively their social […]

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How to ease the pressure of teacher workload

Teacher workload

As school governors, what impact do you have on teacher workload? Here NGA highlights a blog written by a chair of governors on what steps they took to try to reduce pressures.     The Department for Education (DfE) has published a blog by Judith Rutherford, chair of governors at Hiltingbury Junior School, sharing her experience of putting in place new governance processes […]

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