Guides and factsheets

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Personal care of pupils

This factsheet aims to clarify your rights and responsibilities related to toilet-related care of pupils.

Driving vehicles for school purposes

This factsheet aims to clarify your rights when asked to drive vehicles for school purposes.

Trans and gender questioning pupils

This guidance sets out some of the first steps you can take to support gender variant or questioning pupils, and the resources available to help you.

Mandatory reporting of FGM

Since October 2015 there has been a requirement on doctors, nurses, teachers and other professionals to report known cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police.

Support staff workload in the independent sector

ATL believes that the increase in the quantity and complexity of work for school support staff has now reached crisis point.

Maternity leave and pay

This factsheet answers commonly asked questions about maternity leave, maternity pay, and returning to work after maternity leave.

Performance-related pay progression

From September 2014 all pay progression for teachers in maintained schools in England and Wales is linked to their performance.

Teachers' pay: main and upper pay ranges

The pay structure for teachers in England and Wales has changed, with schools now having much more flexibility to determine the way in which teachers are rewarded.

Guide to the DfE teacher workload group reports - for teachers

The seventh in a special series of factsheets produced as part of It's about time, ATL's workload campaign.

Guide to the DfE teacher workload group reports - for leaders

The eight in a special series of factsheets produced as part of It's about time, ATL's workload campaign.