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Reopening of schools in September

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 10th August 2020

With schools set to reopen full-time in September 2020 this page summarises the main points for schools, children and parents/carers to consider including school transport, risk management, children with EHC plans and examinations. Please see the full Dfe guidance here.   Which schools have to adhere to the guidance?  This guidance is intended to support schools, both mainstream and alternative provision, to prepare for this. It applies to primary, secondary (including sixth forms), infant, junior, middle, upper, school-based nurseries and boarding schools. Independent schools are expected to follow the control measures set out in the guidance in the same way as state-funded…

Dealing with exclusions

Relevance: 6%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

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

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: 6%      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: 6%      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.

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.

Looked after children in schools

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

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

Understanding the obligations of Children’s Services

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 27th May 2016

This page explains the duties of Children’s Services to act once a child protection referral is made. It explains the different investigations that can take place and the possible courses of action as a school you may need to be aware of.

Understanding the obligations of Children’s Services

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 31st May 2016

This page explains the duties of Children’s Services to act once a child protection referral is made. It explains the different investigations that can take place and the possible courses of action as a school you may need to be aware of.

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Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 3rd December 2015

National offer day for Primary Schools is 16th April 2020. See our school admissions FAQ for advice.    Due to COV-19 we have changed our working practice, we will not be offering call backs and will be unable to call out. We will continue to be offering our email and telephone advice services but we are experiencing a high volume of enquiries, we would encourage you to email us if at all possible. We are doing our best to provide a service to as many people as possible during this time. Thank you. Please see our Coronavirus FAQ’s page for…

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Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 30th April 2015

Child Law Advice is operated by Coram Children's Legal Centre. We provide specialist advice and information on child, family and education law to parents, carers and young people in England via email and telephone.  For full terms and conditions of our service please click here Schools are set to reopen full-time in September 2020. See our information page on this topic for helpful guidance. See also our stand alone page on examinations in Summer 2020.  Family This section provides legal information and advice on family and children law matters in England. The information ranges from private law matters which includes…

Special Educational Needs

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 26th August 2015

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.

Participation of young people in education, employment or training

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 31st May 2017

This page provides information on the law surrounding the participation of young people (16-18) in education, employment or training, including the various options available to ensure participation and the legal responsibilities of the Local Authority to encourage participation.

Bullying

Relevance: 4%      Posted on: 9th June 2015

Bullying is a difficult experience for both pupils and their parents. It's important to know what steps you can take in these circumstances.