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Last updated on 5 December 2016
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Can we temporarily transfer pupils at risk of exclusion to a different school? Pupils can be directed off-site to improve behaviour or schools can agree to a 'managed move'. This article cites procedures and policies from LAs and schools. You will also find answers to some frequently asked questions.

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  1. Alternative provision placements: regulations and guidance
  2. Directing pupils off site: statutory guidance
  3. Managed move procedures: examples from LAs
  4. Managed move policies: examples from schools
  5. Pupil non-attendance at the alternative provision setting: advice
  6. Managed moves and directing pupils off site: FAQs

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