This week the Department sent information to all heads, principals and governors of schools and sixth form colleges to help them plan and implement changes taking place this academic year, including mandatory legal requirements. It also included a 'myths and facts' document addressing misconceptions about what schools are required to do, and clarifying where burdens and prescription have been lifted.
No action required, but you may like to familiarise yourself with the changes that will take place in the incoming academic year.
An implementation timeline for schools and colleges. It makes clear when mandatory requirements are coming into force and includes other important information to help school leaders and teachers plan for the year ahead.