Guidance Centre

DfE Statutory Guidance for Schools  

DfE Advisory Guidance for Schools 

All DfE Services and Information 


Most requested national guidance

DfE Governance Handbook

ESFA Academy Trust Handbook – June 2021 (Previously known as Academies Financial Handbook)

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Protecting Children from Radicalisation: The Prevent Duty

What Maintained Schools Must Publish Online

What Academies and Free Schools Must Publish Online

Statutory Policies for Schools

Election procedure for Chair and Vice chair of Governors  (Maintained and Voluntary Aided schools

School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions 2020 

SEND Code of Practice 0-25

School Attendance

School Exclusions 

Behaviour and Discipline in Schools

School Complaints Procedures (Maintained Schools) 2021

School Complaints Procedures (Academies)

School Admissions Code

School Admissions Appeals Code


Local Guidance (Hillingdon)

Exclusions in Hillingdon Schools

Education Welfare and Early Intervention Services

School Admissions

Hillingdon Local Offer (SEND)

Hillingdon Financing Schools Scheme  

Hillingdon Schools Forum

Hillingdon Child Protection and Safeguarding Advice

Local Childrens’ Safeguarding Board (Hillingdon)

Directory of Hillingdon Schools

Hillingdon Schools – DfE Get Information About Schools (formerly known as Edubase)

Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Services   (Instruments of Government, LA Governor Nominations, etc)

Contact Details Cabinet Member for Education and Childrens’ Service – Cllr Susan O`Brien

Hillingdon School Finance Team – Finance Information and Guidance (maintained Schools)

all pages in this section revised 18.06.2021