The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference joins the nation in sending condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the whole royal family. The Duke of Edinburgh’s lifetime of service touched many… Find out more
Category: Press Releases
In response to the announcement of an Ofsted-led review of safeguarding policies in state and independent schools and a new NSPCC helpline for young people who are potential victims of… Find out more
HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde responds to a number of serious and anonymous allegations of peer-on-peer sexual harassment and abuse from current and former school pupils which are appearing… Find out more
Responding to the confirmation that all pupils in England will return on March 8, HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde, said: “With the phased return of pupils in Scotland and… Find out more
HMC has made representations on behalf of its boarding schools to the DfE (here) and both Scottish (here) and Welsh executives (here). Concerns were raised about quarantine and the return… Find out more
For letter from HMC and its partners dated 05.02.21, see here.
HMC Vice Chair Fiona Boulton said: “The HMC calls on the DfE urgently to clarify its response to the statements made by several teachers’ and headteachers’ unions today, specifically in… Find out more
Open letter from HMC General Secretary to the Secretary of State, Gavin Williamson, re: testing in schools
To view an open letter from HMC General Secretary, Dr Simon Hyde, to the Secretary of State, Gavin Williamson, re: testing in schools, pls see here.
Statement from HMC General Secretary, Dr Simon Hyde: “The chaotic and rushed nature of the Government’s announcement on the staggered return to secondary schools in January has left many educators… Find out more
On Wednesday, I reached the end of a long, arduous but singularly rewarding term. I was convinced that I had tied up loose ends and written all of my letters… Find out more
HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde has written an Open Letter addressed to the Secretary of State calling for the priority vaccination of teachers and other school staff. To view… Find out more
HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde has issued the following statement in relation to planning for the summer exam series 2021: “It would certainly be preferable for exams to go… Find out more