Posts Tagged Ofsted

PSHE in schools – Education Committee debate

On the basis of evidence submitted in June to the Education Select Committee inquiry on Personal, Social, Health, and Economic education in schools, our CEO Michael O’Toole was invited as a witness, alongside other experts, to provide evidence at the House of Commons debate on Tuesday 4th November.   The […]

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September 19, 2014 – Ofsted, PSHE education and the new curriculum 2014

On Friday 19th September we held the seventh regional seminar of the ADEPIS series, which looked at Ofsted, PSHE education and the New Curriculum 2014. Following the publication of the new National curriculum, this seminar explored the status and role of PSHE education for the academic year starting in 2014. The […]

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DOs and DON’Ts of alcohol and drug education

Effective alcohol and drug education develops pupils’ skills, knowledge, values and attitudes helping them build resilience to address and overcome difficult situations. What works and what doesn’t work in alcohol and drug education: DOs An effective programme of alcohol and drug education: is needs-led and age-appropriate, putting the pupil at […]

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Four questions to ask as school governors

This two-sided briefing paper lists the most important questions that governors should be asking head teachers. How does our PSHE provision match up to Ofsted’s standards? How does our curriculum prepare pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life? Are pupils learning how to make good decisions when faced with […]

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A presentation for school governors

Taking a lead on drug and alcohol prevention for safer schools and confident pupils School governors presentation – drugs and alcohol from Mentor A strong drug and alcohol policy can support pupils’ wellbeing, behaviour and safety. This presentation for governors explains how to ensure that schools are doing what they […]

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Ofsted: Not yet good enough: PSHE education in schools

Ofsted have produced their latest report in PSHE education, Not yet good enough: personal, social, health and economic education in schools. The report is based on inspections of 48 schools (half primary and half secondary) with 290 lessons, 31 assemblies and 20 other PSHE education-related activities observed.  In addition the […]

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