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Absences - Yours and Theirs



Advice on saving time when dealing with absences is the focus for experienced teacher and time-saving expert Jo Parry.

Like all teachers, Jo has experienced playing catch-up when a student comes into the lesson late. She gives us ideas on how to make the most of this, and systems for minimising time spent trying to find the work the absent students have missed.

Jo also chats to new dad and drama teacher Les who has been absent recently on paternity leave. Les shares his tips for keeping students motivated, up-to-date and on target whilst he is away from school.

Fellow teacher Debs shows how she uses draft letters when granting permission for student absence.


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