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Must a school have a deputy headteacher?

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Last updated on 13 December 2016
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Is it mandatory to have a deputy headteacher in a special school? This article refers to the Education Act 2002, and to a research report from the National College for Teaching and Leadership. It also cites examples of schools without deputy headteachers.

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