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  • Keeping in touch (KIT) days How many KIT days can a teacher have? We look at what keeping in touch (KIT) days are and how many can be used by staff. We also relay guidance on what staff could do during KIT days, and how they should be paid for them.
  • Maternity leave and pay: teachers Get to grips with the rules on maternity pay and leave with our downloadable summary. Adapt our 2 template letters, one for employees giving notice of maternity leave to their employer and the other for employers confirming maternity pay and leave details to an employee.
  • Maternity pay and leave entitlements: support staff What maternity leave and pay are support staff entitled to? All support staff are eligible for 26 weeks of ordinary maternity leave and 26 weeks of additional maternity leave. We link to information on maternity leave and to guidance on statutory and occupational maternity pay.
  • Paternity leave arrangements What are the arrangements for paternity leave? We relay guidance on shared parental leave, ordinary paternity leave and pay, and paternity leave for adoptive fathers. You will find information on the length of leave and eligibility, and negotiating different arrangements.