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Last updated on 4 April 2019
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Your school isn't required to have a physical restraint policy, but its a good idea to include information about how you use physical restraint in your behaviour policy. Read examples of physical restraint policies from schools to help you develop your own policy.

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  1. Physical restraint policies are not statutory
  2. Primary schools
  3. Secondary schools
  4. Special school

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