What are off-site direction and 'managed moves'?
This is when a governing board of a maintained school requires a pupil to attend another education setting to improve their behaviour. Academies can also arrange off-site provision for this purpose under their general powers.
During the period of off-site direction:
- The pupil might be in AP on a part-time schedule with continued mainstream schooling, or full-time for a limited period
- The pupil must be dual-registered
- The governing board must keep the placement under regular review
This is used to initiate a process leading to a permanent transfer of a pupil to another mainstream school, as part of a behaviour management process. Managed moves should be:
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