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'Rarely cover': rules and FAQs

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Last updated on 12 June 2017
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What are the rules about 'rarely cover'? We explain the rules and answer common 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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