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Running a school: myths and facts

Clarification of common misconceptions about running a school.

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Running a school: myths and facts

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Running a school: myths and facts - archive

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The ‘Running a school: myths and facts’ 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 2013
  • April 2013
  • September 2013

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