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Protect your school’s resources with thorough, timely financial planning

Sue Underhill, Director of Operations & Finance at Bridgnorth Endowed School, discusses challenges that schools are facing.
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Making the best use of schools’ resources with effective benchmarking

Producing benchmarking reports has become a staple of a school’s financial monitoring, but how they can help to improve a school.
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Striking the right balance in your day with effective time management

We all know that the role of a school business professional is complex, challenging and, at the same time, one of the most rewarding jobs you could have.
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Role of the School Business Professional

Sue Underhill, Director of Finance and Operations at Bridgnorth Endowed Academy Trust, discusses the reasons why school business managers are “the glue that holds it all together”.
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Meeting pupils’ needs by integrating curriculum and financial planning

Should the curriculum drive the budget or should the budget drive the curriculum, asks Michelle Williams, Head of Education Finance at Entrust
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Keeping your school in good financial shape with strong governance

Michelle Williams, Head of Education Finance at Entrust discuss the financial roles and responsibilities of the Governor or Trustee.
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Developing the SBP’s role for a joined-up leadership approach

Our three tips on how school business professionals can establish an effective joined-up approach to leadership with the senior leadership team
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SENDing support in stressful times

The pandemic has changed children’s and young people’s lives.
The time they’ve been forced to spend out of school has affected their cognitive and academic development.
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Supporting ever-increasing admission rates with the best designed schools

Paul Dawson, Development Officer at Entrust, looks at the importance of well-designed learning spaces and how they can help your school and academies.
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Creating safe, inspirational and functional learning spaces

Paul Dawson, Development Officer at Entrust, examines five ways that schools and academies can use their spaces more effectively and overcome budget constraints.
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Reducing spend and saving the planet with the green schools of the future

With cut costs and starting recovery from the economic ramifications of the past year, now’s the time to make a real difference to your bottom line and to the world around you.
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Unlocking your pupils’ potential with unbiased career guidance

Shaun Riley, Operational Manager for the Careers, Skills and Employability Service, discusses the impact that unbiased personal guidance can have on pupils.
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Reset, recover, advance: moving schools on from the impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a severe impact on all phases of education. Schools, teachers, students and their families have had to adapt rapidly.
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Transforming students’ wellbeing with quality Relationships, Sex and Health Education

Today’s students are growing up in an increasingly complex world and living their lives seamlessly on and offline.
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Keeping children safe in education: managing concerns in the COVID-19 era

COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions may have had a devastating and long-lasting impact on many of the UK’s most vulnerable children.
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Creating skills for jobs with post-16 education and training reforms

Claire Barker, Head of Service, Skills and Employability, at Entrust, examines the importance of technical education and the case for lifelong learning.
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Transforming children’s wellbeing with outdoor learning

Chris Dillon, Head of Entrust Outdoors, discusses children who are returning to school with a deficit and how the good news that can help is literally right outside your front door.
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Keeping children safe by giving them a voice

Poor mental health is a growing problem among children. An estimated 20% of all young people report experiencing a mental health issue of some kind every year.
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Keeping children safe by monitoring their online activity

Access to the internet benefits young people in a number of ways. From an education perspective, it gives them access to information, news and views at the click of a button.
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Keeping Children Safe in Education

This academic year, the Department for Education’s latest ‘Keeping children safe in education’ (KCSIE) statutory guidance has come into effect, reflecting on problems faced by children and young people.
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Reflecting on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

As Early Years practitioners, we should never underestimate the power and influence we have on shaping the lives of children and families.
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The governors' role in managing staff performance

As school governor you're familiar with the three core functions. But, you’re responsible for their appraisals and for deciding on their pay awards.
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The future of education in the new normal

Podcast exploring how the education sector has responded to the Covid-19 crisis and how it is impacting the future of education.
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From a distance - changing the way we think about pupil assessment

From a distance - changing the way we think about pupil assessment
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Education post-pandemic - an opportunity to do things differently

Covid-19 has forced schools, colleges and universities to transform education delivery worldwide.

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