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Shutting down emails, and making meetings matter – how one school reduced workload

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Teacher talking to pupils in classroom

Mel Shute, headteacher of Trumpington Park Primary School in Cambridgeshire, shares her school’s journey on reducing workload by tackling a problem familiar to most workplaces – how to communicate effectively with each other. At our school we identified that one …

Two heads are better than one

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Alison Fitch and Rebecca Stacey posing in Boxgrove Primary School

Alison Fitch and Rebecca Stacey are co-headteachers at Boxgrove Primary School in Surrey. Following the launch of the DfE’s teacher recruitment and retention strategy, which outlined steps to promote flexible working in schools, Alison and Rebbeca explain how they make job-sharing work for them.