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New headteachers: questions to ask the SLT

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Last updated on 3 October 2017
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What questions should a new headteacher ask the SLT? We suggest questions on a range of topics that a newly appointed headteacher can ask the senior leadership team as part of getting to know the school in the early days of headship.

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  1. 1 Roles of individual SLT members
  2. 2 Working relationships and other staff members
  3. 3 School priorities
  4. 4 Pupil performance and behaviour
  5. 5 Local context
  6. 6 Governing board

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