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January 2024: new and updated resources from across The Key


What’s new across The Key from January 2024

A selection of new content that our members gained access to this month: 

  • School inspection handbook updated for January 2024
    Ofsted updated its School inspection handbook in January 2024, in response to the coroner's report following the death of headteacher Ruth Perry. No new requirements for schools were announced. Get to grips with any clarifications, using our summary of the key changes. 

    Useful tip: Stay up to date with all things Ofsted by bookmarking the link to our latest updates in your browser. If you’re logged in to The Key, click ‘save for later’ to get a notification email when anything changes.
  • How to build a positive mental health culture
    Take a look at our tips and strategies to discover how to build a whole-school culture of positive pupil mental health and wellbeing into all aspects of your school life, ahead of Children’s Mental Health Week. 
  • Child-on-child abuse eLearning
    Make sure your staff know how to safeguard your pupils from child-on-child abuse, including online bullying and sexual harrasment, with our recently updated 20-minute interactive eLearning.
  • Certificate in Primary Subject Leadership – new on-demand course
    Develop the skills you need to feel confident and in control of your subject. Designed to deliver a deeper level of training for primary subject leaders and teachers, this fully on-demand course will give you and your colleagues access to 4 online, pre-recorded classes. Booking closes on 2 February. 

Resources you might have missed 

A round-up of new and updated resources this January from across The Key. They’re sorted by topic, to help you find the ones you need: 

Get ready for Safer Internet Day with our online safety resources

Administration and finance 


Changes and challenges in education

Curriculum and learning

Inspection and school improvement


Coming soon

Keep an eye out for resources to support with:

  • Guidance to help schools respond to the 'gender questioning children' consultation
  • Supporting those new to a headship role
  • International recruitment

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