Summertime workload blues
For headteachers it is even worse. Instead of recharging batteries after 12-hour days, summer is taken up by paperwork created by the central government machine.
At least classroom teachers' hours are down (page 2) - though a 50-hour week is still far too long. With the workforce agreement seemingly paying dividends, it is time to do something to ease the burden on headteachers and their long-suffering deputies.