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Mental health in schools

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 16th November 2015

This page provides information on how schools can support children and young adults experiencing mental health difficulties and when a mental health difficulty can be considered a disability or Special Educational Need.

Supporting Mental Health in schools

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information on how you can support children and young adults experiencing mental health difficulties and when a mental health difficulty can be considered a disability or Special Educational Need.

Supporting pupils’ mental health in schools

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on how you can support children and young adults experiencing mental health difficulties and when a mental health difficulty can be considered a disability or Special Educational Need.

Education for children out of school

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 26th June 2015

This page provides information on the duties of schools and Local Authorities to provide education for children out of school because of exclusion, illness or other reasons.

Education for looked after children

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 19th January 2018

The Children Act 1989 places a legal duty on Local authorities to safeguard and promote the welfare of looked after children. This duty extends to promoting the child’s educational achievement and this information page will seek to explore the specific duties placed on Local Authorities in relation to the education of a looked after child. 

Services for children leaving care

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 22nd May 2015

This page explains the duties of the Local Authority to provide services and support for children who have been looked after once they reach the age of 16.

Family and Friends Care

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 16th July 2015

This page explains the law surrounding an arrangement where a child goes to live with a family member or friend and the obligations of the local authority to assess the carer for support and suitability.

Home education

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 26th June 2015

This page provides information on the procedure and requirements for home educating children.

Education

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 4th October 2015

Bullying Banning parents from school premises Charging for School Activities Complaints to schools Direct Payments Direction off-site for the improvement of behaviour Disability discrimination in education Discipline within school Discrimination in education Education for children out of school Education for looked after children Education of children outside of their chronological age group Home education Legal aid for educational law matters Managed Moves Mental health in schools National Curriculum at Secondary School Participation of young people in education, employment or training Radicalisation in schools and The Prevent Duty School admissions School admissions FAQ School attendance and absence School exclusion School meals School…

Care orders

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 1st March 2018

This page provides information on the powers of the local authority to take action to protect a child who is suffering harm or at risk of suffering harm. This page focuses on the Care Orders and their implications. What is a care order? Where a child is made subject to a Care Order, the Local Authority is given Parental Responsibility and will share it with current Parental Responsibility holders, for example, the child's parents. However, the Local Authority can exercise their Parental Responsibility above that of current Parental Responsibility holders insofar as necessary to safeguard the welfare of a child. …

Education of children outside of their chronological age group

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 13th June 2019

This information page provides information on the education of children outside of their chronological age group. This will include the rules governing education outside of chronological age group for admission to school and for children already on the school roll.  Introduction Department for Education guidance states the following on this topic:  ''The government would agree that, in general, children should be educated in their normal age group, with the curriculum differentiated as appropriate, and that they should only be educated out of their normal age group in very limited circumstances.'' The most discernible example of a ''limited circumstance'' is admission…

Providing education for children out of school

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on your duties as a school and on local authorities to provide education for children who are out of school because of exclusion, illness or other reasons.

Providing education for children out of school

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information on your duties as a school and on local authorities to provide education for children who are out of school because of exclusion, illness or other reasons.

Understanding home education

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This guide aims to clarify the law on home education, in particular any procedures parents must comply with if they wish to home educate, in which circumstances home education is not permitted and services available for parents who select this option.

Understanding home education

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This guide aims to clarify the law on home education, in particular any procedures parents must comply with if they wish to home educate, in which circumstances home education is not permitted and services available for parents who select this option.

Public Law Care Proceedings

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 8th September 2016

This page provides information on the powers of the local authority to take action to protect a child who is suffering harm or at risk of suffering harm. 

Contact with a child in care

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 24th June 2015

This page explains the law surrounding contact with a child who is looked after, including how to apply for contact with a child in care and what the court will consider.

Disability discrimination in education

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 11th June 2015

This page provides information on what constitutes disability discrimination and explains the duties of education providers not to discriminate against pupils on grounds of disability.