A school for pupils aged from approximately 12 years.
Higher Level Teaching Assistant. The HLTA role was introduced in 2003 to raise standards and tackle workload in the classroom. HLTA status is awarded to support staff who meet the national HLTA standards. An HLTA does all the things a regular teaching assistant does but they have a greater level of responsibility. For example, HLTAs teach classes on their own, cover planned absences and allow teachers time to plan and mark. Read more on the HLTA role
Her Majesty's Chief Inspector is statutorily responsible for Ofsted's inspection and regulatory work. Currently it is Sir Michael Wilshaw.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate. Permanent inspection staff of Ofsted.
Head of Department
Home School Agreement Contract given to pupils and parents, outlining the aims and values of a school.
Head of Year