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Permanent exclusions: when are they appropriate?

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Last updated on 30 January 2018
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When should a headteacher permanently exclude a pupil? We look at the statutory guidance on exclusions which explains when it could be appropriate to exclude a pupil permanently. We also look at examples of reasons for permanent exclusion from DfE data and school policies.

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  1. 1 Reasons to exclude permanently
  2. 2 Reasons given by schools: DfE data
  3. 3 School policies
  4. 4 Making a considered decision about exclusion
  5. 5 Pupils vulnerable to effects of exclusion

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