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'Rarely cover': rules and FAQs

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updated on 5 May 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What are the rules about 'rarely cover'? We answer frequently asked questions on asking teachers to provide cover in maintained schools and academies, including what is meant by 'rarely' covering and 'unforeseen' absence. We also relay guidance from unions and the National College.

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