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FAQs on excluding pupils from school

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Excluding a pupil from your school is one of the most difficult things, as a school leader, you may have to do. 

However, the power to exclude is at the disposal of school leaders because their first duty is to protect those under their control.

Our latest advice, launched in light of new statutory guidance that came into effect on 1 September 2017, guides you through the exclusion process and the things that matter when you intend to exclude a child under your control.  

Needless to say, the guidance has also been produced to protect you from the inevitable challenges you are likely to face in the event of an exclusion and how best these might be mitigated.

Please take the time to read this invaluable guide. 

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