Running a school: myths and facts

Clarification of common misconceptions about running a school.



This document addresses common questions schools have sent to us.

It provides factual information regarding:

  • curriculum and assessment
  • health and safety
  • inspection
  • school trips
  • staffing

We update this document termly.

The archive document includes 3 previous versions of the ‘myths and facts’:

  • January 2015
  • September 2014
  • April 2014

If you are aware of any other misconceptions or areas where clarity is needed, please contact us.

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