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Complaints to Maintained Schools

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 7th September 2015

What is the complaints procedure for a complaint against a maintained school?  Under section 39 Education Act 2002, a 'maintained school' means "a community, foundation or voluntary school, a community or foundation special school or a maintained nursery school". Every maintained school and maintained nursery must have a published written complaints procedure (section 29 Education Act 2002). The government has also issued Departmental Advice called "Best Practice Advice for School Complaints Procedures 2016", to help schools and Local Authorities understand their obligations under the law. Below you will find a flowchart explaining the procedure for a complaint against a maintained school.…

Providing for Special Educational Needs

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on the duties of schools and local authorities to assess, identify and provide for a child’s special educational needs within school.

Disability discrimination in education

Relevance: 6%      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.

How-to Guides purchase options (old membership options page)

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 28th May 2015

Our How-to Guides provide information that is not available elsewhere on our website. These guides provide step by step instructions on how to try to resolve your issue. Pricing You can buy an annual subscription to the Child Law Advice website for £20, which will give you access to all of our guides for a period of one year or you can buy individual guides for £2. How does it work? Annual subscriptions and individual guides are purchased through PayPal. You don't need to have a PayPal account in order to use this service - you can pay with any standard debit or credit…

Child Law Advice guides

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 30th May 2016

Our How-to Guides and Schools Information Guides provide information that is not available elsewhere on our website. These guides provide step by step instructions on how to try to resolve your issue. The guides can be purchased individually or by annual subscription. Child Law Advice Service is a registered charity. All proceeds from the sale of these guides is used to fund our charitable work. To purchase How-to Guides   click here To purchase Schools Information Guides (for school professionals only) click here If you have already purchased an annual subscription and have been redirected to this page, please make sure…

How-to Guides

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

What are they? How-to Guides offer additional information not found in our free information pages. They should be read alongside the information pages. How does it work? Individual How-to Guides can be bought for £2 per guide. An annual subscription, allowing access to all the How-to Guides for a period of one year, can be bought for £20. All purchases are made through PayPal. Please note that you don't need to have a PayPal account to make a purchase - using the PayPal guest option, you can pay with any standard debit or credit card. Please be aware that unfortunately…

Parental responsibility

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 27th May 2015

This page explains the law on parental responsibility, what this means in practice and how a person can acquire parental responsibility.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) FAQ’s

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 19th March 2020

Where can I access the latest government advice and information? Education Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers Guidance for schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England on maintaining educational provision Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people Isolation guidance for residential educational settings Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020  Actions for schools during the coronavirus outbreak Maintaining education and skills training provision: further education providers Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers Coronavirus (COVID-19): free school…

Radicalisation in schools and The Prevent Duty

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 8th February 2016

This page provides information on the Prevent Duty placed on schools to safeguard pupils from radicalisation and being drawn into terrorism. It includes government definitions on terrorism, radicalisation and extremism and explains the obligations of schools to assess risk, train staff, educate pupils and refer to the Channel programme when there is a need for intervention.

Looked after children in schools

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on looked after children and the obligations of schools in relation to looked after children.