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Sixth-form cover arrangements

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Last updated on 2 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Do we need to provide cover for sixth form lessons when a teacher is absent? Schools are not required to ensure a lesson for sixth form students is covered by a supply teacher or other member of staff. We relay advice on what to do if leaving a sixth form class to undertake unsupervised study.

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  1. 1 Lesson cover is not a requirement
  2. 2 Guidance on unsupervised study
  3. 3 Policy: example

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