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Rebecca Hudson


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In the news: your weekly round-up

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Government announces “ambition” for all primaries to provide wraparound care. The treasury expects most schools to be able to deliver the provision “self-sufficiently” from 2026 [Schools Week]. Find out what questions you’ll need to ask about health and safety if your school is setting up a new breakfast club or wraparound care.

New survey finds school staff workload is ‘unmanageable’. Staff also reported lacking resources to do their job and not feeling valued at work [Tes Magazine - registration required]. Find out how to monitor staff wellbeing to promote a healthy work-life balance in your school.

Pupils as young as 10 involved in social media abuse. Schools are reporting pupils to the police for incidents related to threats of violence, racist and homophobic abuse, and sexual harassment online [Schools Week]. Understand what you can do to help keep pupils safe online.


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Dates for next week

Tuesday 21 March - International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination

Tuesday 21 March - World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday 21 March - World Poetry Day

Wednesday 22 March - World Water Day

Thursday 23 March - Ramadan begins 

Sunday 26 March - Daylight saving time starts


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