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An insight into the challenges of taking on a struggling school. Estelle Morris questions headteacher Joan McVittie about the trials and tribulations of taking on a struggling school.
What does it take to turn a notorious school like Woodside High School - formerly known as White Hart Lane - aro More…und, and where do you start?
Joan talks to Estelle about the difficulties she faces with unions, parents and pupils, providing a revealing insight into the life of a head at a challenging school.