Guidance on Ofsted & ISI Inspections for Early Years Providers (Independent Schools)
NEW WEBINAR: Understanding New Guidance on Ofsted and ISI Inspections for Early Years Providers | Independent Preparatory Schools! 💻
DfE Governance Handbook: Drive Improvement
As schools continue to navigate a post-covid world in a time of severe financial difficulties, the need for good governance has never been stronger. Leadership teams need governors to bring expertise and guidance to the table to help drive school improvement, and work alongside school communities to bring about sustainable change for all pupils. Our latest blog shares tips on using the Governance Handbook to ensure compliance and drive improvement.
Mental Health Awareness Week 2023
Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 looks to educate people and engage them in conversations about the impact, prevalence and signs of mental health conditions while aiming to reduce stigma. The week is organised by the Mental Health Foundation though is supported by numerous other organisations and charities based in the UK. This year, the event will run from 15 May to 21 May.
ISI Inspection Framework 2023: A Progressive Development
The much-anticipated new framework from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), known as ‘Framework ‘23’, has at last been released, and schools will no doubt be acquainting themselves with the changes.
Everything You Need to Support Outstanding Governance
Everyone at The National College is proud to announce the launch of our brand-new governance category! Designed to help your governing body stay up to date with the latest policy changes and become the driving force for high education standards and positive pupil outcomes, our new category includes hundreds of governor training resources designed in line with the latest statutory guidance and best practice.
A Levels: How Best to Prepare Your Pupils
In 2023, A level exams will be held between Monday 15 May and Wednesday 27 June. Read our latest blog for tips on how to prepare your students for their A levels.
GCSEs: How Best to Prepare Your Pupils
With the end of the academic year around the corner, teachers and students all over the country are getting ready for the final hurdle before summer – exam season! This year, GCSE exams will take place between Monday 15th May 2023 – Wednesday 21st June 2023. Read our latest blog for tips on how to prepare your students and provide strategies to make life that little bit easier at exam time.
World Down Syndrome Day 2023 - March 21
World Down Syndrome Day takes place on 21 March, aiming to celebrate and amplify the voices of people who have Down’s syndrome, highlight their vital role in our communities and call for their full participation in anything that affects their lives.
International Day of Mathematics 2023 - March 14
The International Day of Mathematics is a worldwide celebration which encourages people from countries all around the world to take part in events at school, libraries, museums, and other spaces.
British Science Week 2023 - March 10 to March 19
#BritishScienceWeek is a nationwide celebration aiming to raise awareness of the sciences, and promote interest in them in a fun and exciting way. 🧪
World Book Day 2023 | The National College
#WorldBookDay looks to try and cultivate a life-long love of reading in children and young people through promoting the joy that books can bring. 📖
Self-Injury Awareness Day - March 1 2023
Self-Injury Awareness Day (#SIAD) is an international day of awareness designed to educate people, reduce stigma and reach out to those who self-injure or have a history of self-injury.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023 | The National College
#EatingDisorderAwarenessWeek is looking to tackle the stigma that men who are affected by eating disorders face and aims to improve people’s understanding of eating disorders as something which can affect anyone, regardless of sex or gender.
International Epilepsy Day - 13 February 2023
Designed to raise awareness of epilepsy and the people around the world who live with the condition, #InternationalEpilepsyDay is focused on addressing the stigma around epilepsy that people living with it, and their families, are subjected to on a daily basis.
Challenging the perception that ‘STEM isn’t for me’
To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Dr Katy Bloom highlights the urgent challenges facing the global scientific community, and the importance of unlocking the potential of women and girls in helping to address them.