This book gives a series of briefings on the main issues in primary education and the implications for schools. Presented in a handy A-Z format, readers can quickly find topics of immediate or particular interest. 'I want advice to tell me where the sharks are in the water' one head teacher stated, and this book gives this guidance in a compact way. Michael Farrell is an inspector for Hillingdon Borough. He trained as a teacher and psychologist and has been a head teacher and a lecturer at the Institute of Education.