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New headteachers' letters to parents

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Last updated on 20 May 2016
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What should a new headteacher put in a first letter to parents? This article features expert advice on what to include in a letter from a new headteacher to parents, and a KeyDoc letter for you to download and adapt for your own use. We also look at examples of letters from new headteachers.

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  1. 1 Sample letter from a new headteacher and expert advice
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