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Playground adventures How schools can deliver the ‘risky’ play that children need; and questions over Ofqual’s plan for this year’s GCSEs and A levels

Science sister Te s’ 10 questions: Girls’ Schools Association chief Donna Stevens talks of being a geek at school and gender equality in science

Buying time In response to a new proposal to double teachers’ PPA time to help close the disadvantage gap, Te s asks: could it really work?

Another game of TAG? A roundup of key news stories, from contingency plans for TAGs next year to long Covid and virus safety measures in schools

Room for improvement Where are schools going wrong with professional development? New research lays the foundations for improved teacher CPD

Joined-up thinking A lack of research on the benefits of cursive handwriting suggests schools should focus on what pupils are writing – not how

Stress defence As a leader, how do you protect your staff from the stresses of the job without burning out yourself? Edward Sealy offers his advice

Next week The homework front Will the rise of homework help websites lead to more pupils cheating?