Before I outline my issue can I be clear that I have observed the behaviours I am about to describe. I am not being led by other staff. I have an SLT member who is very negative. This was an issue last year but it was not broached. I have given her time to recover from a very stressful year with the previous head. I have offered a listening ear as I understand the earlier situation but she continues to become more negative. I am conerned that this is beginning to impact on the children. There have been other underperformance issues but she has worked on these and is developing.