Documents National, Exclusions
Exclusion from maintained schools, Academies and pupil referral units in England (01-09-2012)
The Department for Education's (DfE) most recent statutory guidance on exclusions is set out in 'Exclusion from maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units in England: a guide for those with legal responsibilities in relation to exclusion'. This guidance came into effect on 1 September 2012. Section 3 (beginning on page 5) focuses on the headteacher's power to exclude a pupil, and covers reasons for excluding a pupil. Paragraph 1 notes that only the headteacher, or acting headteacher, of a school can authorise an exclusion.
Anti-bullying guide (29-06-2011)
Guide from Bristol about anti-bullying for parents/carers
DCSF - Permanent Exclusion Flowchart (28-07-2010)
The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) have devised a flowchart to show the steps that should be followed when a permanent exclusion is made.
DCSF - Fixed Term Exclusion Flowchart (28-07-2010)
The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) have devised a flowchart to show the steps that should be followed when a fixed term exclusion is made.
DCSF - SEN Code of Practice (28-07-2010)
The SEN Code of Practice provides practical advice to Local Authorities, maintained schools, early education settings and others on carrying out their statutory duties to identify, assess and make provision for children’s special educational needs.