T he Principal has a job offer and decides to take it. The question of leadership opens up.

While the Board search for a new Head, somebody will act. Most likely not me, though I’m Vice Principal.

"But mostly I feel taller, lighter, completely capable and utterly relieved to find motherhood hasn’t erased that."

This production is made by me, Sophie Harper, in partnership with Wondery. Edited by Michelle Webster. I’m supported by generous listeners.
Thanks to my family, my friends and my daughter for being part of the story.

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