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Headteacher's reports to the governing body: number and depth

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Last updated on 15 July 2016
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How many reports should the headteacher submit to the governing body? We relay advice from One Education explaining that headteachers should provide information to governors as requested. We also include guidance from two local authorities on the frequency of headteacher's reports.

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  1. 1 Reporting compliance
  2. 2 Headteachers must give governors sufficient information
  3. 3 Governors should determine the scope of reports
  4. 4 Reports should stimulate discussion

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