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  • Term-time Truants

    17 August 2016

    In a recent High Court case it was held that a father who took his daughter out of school for an unauthorised term-time holiday did not have to pay a fine of £120 which the Isle of Wight Council sought to enforce against him.…

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  • Spring 2016 Update for Schools

    10 March 2016

    Welcome to the Spring 2016 Update for Schools. We hope that you will find this informative and useful in keeping you up to date. …

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  • The joy of ‘sexting’?

    07 March 2016

    A startlingly high percentage of teenagers claim to have received indecent images via text or social media. This phenomenon has increased in recent years due to the increase in smartphone technology and teenage smartphone ownership.…

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  • How is your school faring after the recession?

    07 March 2016

    The answer to this question varies significantly among independent schools across the country and there are usually substantial differences in the relative health and confidence of schools within any local cluster of schools. …

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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education – further changes

    04 March 2016

    On 22 December 2015 the Department for Education (DfE) published a consultation document, setting out proposed further changes to KCSiE. The consultation closed on 16 February 2016. The updated guidance is to take effect in September 2016. …

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  • DBS disclosure is contrary to human rights

    03 March 2016

    The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (“ROA”) introduced a system whereby criminal convictions and cautions do not have to be disclosed in response to questions by employers and prospective employers when they are ‘spent’. …

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