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Education for looked after children

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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. 

Understanding school transport

Relevance: 54%      Posted on: 30th May 2016

This page provides information on free school transport to children and young people.

Banning parents from school premises

Relevance: 54%      Posted on: 6th November 2015

This page explains the law on barring a parent from entering the premises of a school including how a parent can make representations about this and the consequences of breaching a bar.

National Curriculum at Secondary School

Relevance: 53%      Posted on: 4th November 2016

This page provides information on the subjects that schools in England must teach in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and offers advice on what to do if you want to withdraw your child from certain subjects or examinations.

Charging for school activities

Relevance: 53%      Posted on: 5th October 2017

Sections 449-462 of the Education Act 1996 govern the law on "charging for school activities". This applies to all maintained schools, academies and local authorities. This information page will cover what schools are able to charge for, what they are unable to charge for and also related areas such as optional extras and voluntary contributions. 

Setting a school uniform policy

Relevance: 53%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This guide provides good practice examples for both maintained schools and academies.

Setting a school uniform policy

Relevance: 53%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This guide provides good practice examples for both maintained schools and academies.

Discipline within school

Relevance: 53%      Posted on: 9th June 2016

This page explains the law on barring a parent from entering the premises of a school including how a parent can make representations about this and the consequences of breaching a bar.