With nearly 3 in 4 headteachers of English schools saying their school is facing a financial crisis, is our government failing our kids?
Ms Bennett was born in Australia and studied in the US and worked in Thailand, before moving to Britain in 1999.
In the 2010 Election, she finished fourth in the Holborn & St Pancras by-election and contested the same seat again in 2015.
She is stepping down as leader in the summer of 2016.
Full name: Natalie Louise Bennett
Date of birth: 2nd October 1966
Position: Leader, Green Party