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Dealing with complaints against the headteacher

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Last updated on 25 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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How should the chair deal with a complaint against the headteacher? We look at the DfE's non-statutory guidance on dealing with complaints. We also relay advice from our associate education experts and look at an example of a procedure from a local authority.

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  1. 1 Follow your school's complaints procedure
  2. 2 How could the chair respond to a complaint?
  3. 3 Dealing with complaints of a personal nature
  4. 4 Closing a formal complaint against the headteacher

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