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Complaints to Academy Schools

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 7th September 2015

What is the complaints procedure for a complaint against an Academy School? The government has issued Departmental Advice on making a complaint against an Academy entitled "Procedure for dealing with complaints about academies".  The Education & Skills Funding Agency is under an obligation to ensure that Academies stick to their contract with them, which is called an Education Funding Agreement. Below you will find a flowchart explaining the procedure for a complaint against an Academy school. Complaint against an Academy school - Flowchart open Request a copy of the School’s Complaints Policy and other relevant policies and take note of what this…

Supporting Mental Health in schools

Relevance: 8%      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.

Addressing Domestic Abuse in schools

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on the duties of schools to identify and tackle domestic abuse, including examples of good practice.

Addressing Domestic Abuse in schools

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information on the duties of schools to identify and tackle domestic abuse, including examples of good practice.

Transport

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 24th June 2015

This page provides information on the duties of local authorities to provide free school transport to children and young people.

Supporting pupils’ mental health in schools

Relevance: 8%      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.

Preventing and tackling bullying

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information on the duties of schools and local authorities to prevent and tackle bullying in schools.

Preventing and tackling bullying

Relevance: 8%      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.

Education for looked after children

Relevance: 8%      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. 

Supporting children with medical needs in schools

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: 16th December 2015

This page provides information on the duties of schools to support children and young adults with medical needs. It explains the law on illness-related absences, administering medicine within school and individual healthcare plans.

Sexting

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 9th September 2016

This page provides information on the law relating to child sexting or sharing indecent images or texts of children and contains advice on what to do if your child has been involved in sexting.

Mental health in schools

Relevance: 7%      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.

Complaints to schools

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 11th June 2015

This how to guide sets out the steps that you can take to make a complaint against a school or teacher and how to escalate this matter further.

Providing for Special Educational Needs

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 31st 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.

Discrimination in Education

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 16th December 2016

This page provides information on what constitutes discrimination and explains the duties of education providers to not discriminate against pupils based upon protected characteristics.

Dealing with exclusions

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page provides information about when a child can be excluded and the obligations of the school.

Dealing with exclusions

Relevance: 7%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page provides information about when a child can be excluded and the obligations of the school.