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Covering headteacher absence
The governing board's responsible for making sure the headteacher's absence is covered. Read about the rules on short and long-term absence, how to appoint an acting headteacher, and the governing board's role in the process. Download our template letter to inform parents about a long-term absence.
The designated safeguarding lead (DSL)
Learn about the responsibilities of the DSL and requirements for the role.
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