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Excluding pupils with EHC plans

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Last updated on 4 July 2018
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Can we exclude a pupil who has an EHC plan? Schools should avoid excluding pupils with SEN as far as possible. We look at the statutory guidance on exclusions, guidance on disability discrimination, and arranging managed moves for pupils with EHC plans who are at risk of exclusion.

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Contents

  1. 1 Statutory guidance
  2. 2 Avoiding discrimination 
  3. 3 Actions to take before excluding 
  4. 4 Using managed moves as an alternative 
  5. 5 Duty to provide education for excluded pupils

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