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Avril: Our adoption story
This is statutory guidance given by the Department for Education, on behalf of the Secretary of State, relating to schools causing concern.
This statutory guidance explains why maintained schools must have a behaviour policy, what it must cover and the role of the governing body and headteachers in shaping their school’s behaviour policy.
Guidance for local authorities, headteachers, school staff, governing bodies and proprietors of independent schools on dealing with allegations of abuse against teachers and other staff.
Resources from the DfE
Everything you need to know about procuring services and equipment.
Calculators to help find out how much your pension could be worth and to understand the effect of the tiered contribution rates that will be implemented from April 2012.
How to develop the essential actions to promote good behaviour.
DfE answers your questions
Each week the DfE answers all your questions.
We have replaced the DfE forum with a Q&A mechanism to answer teachers' questions more directly and swiftly.
Read the latest questions and answers from the DfE including queries on promoting reading for enjoyment, Free Schools, sabbaticals and National Curriculum reform.
Read the transcript of Charlie Taylor's recent behaviour Q&A session
Blogs & advice
The Head of The Priory School in Shrewsbury discusses her school's experiences of converting to Academy status.
Why school commissioning is an idea that works.
David Linsell talks about his experiences at Ratton Performing Arts Trust School in East Sussex.
Darren Henley blogs about his independent review.
Mark Eaves talks about the Educational Leadership and Management MA.