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What questions could a pupil panel ask at a headteacher interview? One of our associate experts suggests questions pupils could ask candidates, and lists possible topics that the panel might want to base questions on. We also include a case study on the benefits of using pupil panels in interviews.

This article was written to support interviewers with writing questions, and is not intended to help interviewees prepare for an interview.

Student interview pack

We worked with Trevor Bailey, one of our associate education experts, to put together a student interview sheet that pupils can use when interviewing a prospective headteacher.

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Sample questions

The document has space for comment on the candidate's answers to 5 questions, as well as a general section on the candidate's qualities. The questions are:

The document also

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