Exclusion hearings: proceduresCertain exclusions require a panel to consider the headteacher's decision, known as an exclusion hearing. Get an overview of the requirements and what role you play in the hearing.
Exclusions: notifying parents, governors and the LAFollowing an exclusion, understand what you need to tell whom, and in what order. Download our template letters to get the necessary information to parents ASAP and find out who's responsible for arranging education for pupils who have been excluded.
Independent review panel hearings: proceduresParents have the right to request a review of your governing board's decision not to reinstate a pupil after exclusion. This review is done by an independent review panel (IRP), convened by the LA or academy trust. Get an overview of how the hearing will run and what the outcomes might be.
Managed moves and directing pupils off site to improve behaviourPupils with challenging behaviour can be temporarily directed off site, or part of a 'managed move' to another school. Understand the procedures for each option, and find out about the best way to deal with failed managed moves and non-attendance at alternative provision settings.