Contemporary Empty School Mathematics Classroom Policy
Campaigning against academisation

The Government continues to promote its academy agenda, encouraging and compelling schools to become academies as part of multi-academy trusts (MATs). This guidance sets out the legal rights and arguments that can be made to resist academisation.

Teenagers in school uniform Policy
Academisation of Catholic schools

A number of Catholic dioceses have been encouraging their schools to take steps to become academies as part of Catholic Multi-Academy Trusts (CATs). We believe that this is a risky move that is also unnecessary in the current political climate and amidst great uncertainty about the future of the academies policy.

Working from home Policy
Changes to Teachers' pensions 2015

Government changes to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme in 2015 mean that teachers are paying more towards their pensions, working longer and receiving a smaller pension when they retire.

Workload meeting Policy
Teacher recruitment and retention

As pupil numbers rise, the Government needs to address the crisis in recruitment and retention, in particular by offering professional levels of pay and by reducing workload.

Playing With Toys Policy
Early years education

Early Years Foundation Stage is a distinct phase of education, with specific values and approaches, not just a preparation for school.

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