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Can we exclude pupils due to safety concerns?

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Last updated on 8 December 2016
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Can we exclude a pupil who presents a safety concern? We link to guidance from the DfE on exclusions, and relay advice from ASCL on the powers a school has to address a situation where a pupil's presence in school poses a safety concern, particularly AP and managed moves.

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  1. 1 Schools cannot exclude pupils based on safety concerns alone
  2. 2 Pupils causing safety concerns: what powers does a school have?
  3. 3 Arranging alternative provision
  4. 4 Managed moves

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