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New Departmental Advice on Parental Responsibility

 As family relationships and structures become ever more complex, schools often struggle to deal with issues of who has ‘parental responsibility’ for a child in their school.

The DfE has therefore issued this advice to help schools understand their obligations and duties in relation to the rights and responsibilities of parents as defined by education legislation. The guidance sets out legal requirements as well as good practice. 

Page Published: 19/01/2016