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How can schools help young carers?

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There will be young people in your school who are acting in a caring capacity for a parent or sibling. Suzanne O’Connell shows signs you can look out for and what special arrangements schools can make to help them.

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Supporting pupils living with alcohol misuse

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Many children are affected by alcohol misuse but unfortunately, education and understanding of this issue is given a lower priority in schools than for other substance abuse. Suzanne O’Connell describes the importance of protective factors and the role of the school in supporting these students.

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Mental health and behaviour: Updated guidance

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The DfE has updated its document ‘Mental health and behaviour in schools’. In light of the growing concern about mental health, John Viner outlines the importance of this document with accompanying templates to help influence school practice.

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Supporting children in need with their attendance

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 A new report identifies attendance as one of the main barriers preventing children in need from improving their educational outcomes. In this article, Suzanne O’Connell considers the implications of the report for attendance practice.

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What is effective support staff supervision?

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Support staff can be left with challenging situations to manage that are beyond their capabilities. In this article, Lawrence Warburton explains how correct supervision can provide effective support and ensure that training and beneficial advice are given.

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Getting the most out of the pupil premium

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How can you use your pupil premium money wisely? This is the second article by headteacher Helen Frostick, based on the practice at St. Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School, on how to make effective spending decisions.

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What to do when attendance changes

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Identifying emerging problems as early as possible is much more preferable than leaving them to become engrained. In this article, Dr. Pooky Knightsmith provides some practical advice on the sequence to follow when attendance patterns change.

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