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Dealing with school complaints

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

As a school you may from time to time receive complaints. It is always important to address these in a timely manner with as little disruption to the child’s education as possible. As part of this an effort should be made to reduce as much animosity as possible between the school and the complainant.

Managing behaviour in school

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information on the powers of schools to discipline their students for example the use of detention, seclusion or isolation, searching and screening students and reasonable use of force.

Managing behaviour in school

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on the powers of schools to discipline their students for example the use of detention, seclusion or isolation, searching and screening students and reasonable use of force.

School powers to search and screen pupils

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 11th April 2016

This page provides information on the powers of schools to screen and search pupils for prohibited items with and without their consent and the power to seize and confiscate items from pupils.

Understanding your school’s Equality duties

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on disability discrimination and aims to clarify the duties education professionals have in ensuring that children are not unfairly discriminated against in school.

Understanding your school’s Equality duties

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information on disability discrimination and aims to clarify the duties education professionals have in ensuring that children are not unfairly discriminated against in school.

School admissions

Relevance: 62%      Posted on: 5th August 2015

This page explains the legal definition of child abuse and the obligations of Children’s Services to investigate child protection concerns. It explains the different steps that Children’s Services can take to protect a child.

School exclusion

Relevance: 62%      Posted on: 15th July 2015

Please note that the Department for Education have published statutory guidance on changes to the school exclusion process during the coronavirus outbreak. The guidance outlines timescales for meetings of governing boards and the Independent Review Panel and remote access.  This guide applies to the following educational establishments in England: All maintained schools Community Foundation Voluntary Aided Voluntary Controlled Sixth form attached to a secondary school Academy Schools  Free Schools  Alternative Provision Academies Pupil Referral Units This guide will advise you of ways in which you can challenge a decision taken by a school to exclude a child. You will either…

Safeguarding children in school

Relevance: 62%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page explains the duties placed upon schools to safeguard and protect children. It explains the law on child abuse, giving examples of different forms of abuse and what teachers should look out for.

Safeguarding children in school

Relevance: 62%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page explains the duties placed upon schools to safeguard and protect children. It explains the law on child abuse, giving examples of different forms of abuse and what teachers should look out for.

School exclusion

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 15th July 2015

This page provides information about when a child can be excluded and the obligations of the school to review an exclusion and the right to appeal an exclusion.

School admission appeals

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 5th August 2015

This 'how to guide' is designed to help parents explore their options and navigate their way through the school admissions appeals process for both infant class size appeals and standard class size appeals. The Department for Education has published guidance on how school admission appeals should be handled during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Government has stated that regulatory changes will be made which aim to relax some of the current requirements set out in the School Admission Appeals Code 2012 and enable admission authorities to proceed with their admission appeals. The new regulations, which will be in force until 31 January 2021,…

Complaints to schools

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 22nd May 2015

This page provides information on the duties of schools and Local Authorities to deal with complaints against a school or teacher and how the complaint can be escalated to higher authorities.

Arranging managed moves

Relevance: 16%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information and advice on best practice for arranging a managed move for a pupil.

Arranging managed moves

Relevance: 16%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information and advice on best practice for arranging a managed move for a pupil.

Education

Relevance: 15%      Posted on: 4th October 2015

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Schools Information Guides – For Schools only

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 30th May 2016

What is it? The Child Law Advice Service now offers a schools information service. For a small fee, this service provides school professionals with detailed information about their legal rights and duties. Our aims are: To ensure that school professionals are in full understanding of their legal duties  To ensure that school professionals are clear on how to implement these legal duties To ensure that school professionals are aware of the relevant law, guidance, advice and legislation to rely upon. Please note the below information pages are for school professionals only   What we offer  We provide advice and information…

Summer Born Admission

Relevance: 13%      Posted on: 28th February 2019

What is summer born admission?  All children born between 1 April and 31 August are referred to as 'summer-born children' for the purposes of school admission. Children ordinarily start school full-time (reception class) in the September following their fourth birthday. While the School Admissions Code requires school admission authorities to provide for the admission of all children in the September following their fourth birthday, a child does not reach compulsory school age until the “prescribed day” following their fifth birthday (or on their fifth birthday if it falls on a prescribed day). For children born between 1 September and 31 December, they…