National Citizen Service (‘NCS’)
NCS is a youth development programme available to all 15 – 17 year olds.
It is a part residential experience focused around fun and discovery, with 30 hours committed to a local community project. The programme runs outside term time and is heavily subsidised by government, available to pupils for only £50 (subject to availability). To read more about NCS, please visit their website www.ncsyes.co.uk.
Children missing education - statutory guidance
The reporting duties for schools when children are missing education have changed.Read More
New Fundraising Regulator
There will be a new fundraising regulator, formed as a result of the Etherington review into fundraising.Read More
New guidance for charity trustees
The Charity Commission has published new guidance for charity trustees on fundraising from the public.Read More
Ofqual is currently seeking viewsRead More
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The GDPR will come into effect on 25 May 2018 and will affect every organisation that processes EU residents’ personally identifiable information.Read More
Childcare and Schools fact sheets
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act: Childcare and Schools fact sheets from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.Download
Proposed New Independent School Standards
Government consultation response from the Department for Education.Download