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Friday Five: enrichment, Ofsted and SEND, FSM progression, NTP, PFI

1. New EPI research explores access to extra-curricular activities and outcomes A report published this week by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) has explored access to extra-curricular activities by children in England, and the potential benefits of these activities. The key findings are that vulnerable groups are less likely to attend sports clubs and clubs…


Rethinking Leadership: What else? What next? What if?

The development of school leaders is critical to the current and future success of our highly devolved school system. We have come a long way in England, but a significant gap remains between current provision and what is needed for leadership development. While NPQ reforms are a positive step forward, leaders need a more holistic…