Category Archives: Department for Education

Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) to be made statutory in all schools

Yesterday the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, announced that relationships and sex education will be made statutory in all primary and secondary schools, with schools required to teach this content from September 2019. All primary schools in England … Continue reading

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Online Safety within ‘Keeping children safe in education’ 2016

This article was published on the 6th June 2016 (last updated 20.12.16 at 14:15) and will be subject to review and amendment as required.    On the 26th May 2016 the DfE published the updated ‘Keeping children safe in education’ guidance ready … Continue reading

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New Guidance for Schools on Cloud Software Services and the Data Protection Act

The Department for Education has published a new advice and information document regarding Cloud (educational apps) software services and the Data Protection Act. The advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help schools understand some of the key principles and … Continue reading

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New Guidance for Headteachers, Staff and Parents for Tackling Cyberbullying published by DfE

This week the Department for Education have updated and published new guidance to enable schools to prevent and tackle bullying. The new content includes advice and information for Headteachers and staff about how they can support pupils but also how … Continue reading

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