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Pupil exclusion hearings: procedures

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Last updated on 30 March 2017
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Are there guidelines for managing exclusion hearings? We look at procedures for exclusion hearings (also known as discipline committee meetings). This article covers preparation for the hearing, who should attend, evidence to consider, the meeting agenda and how a final decision should be made.

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Contents

  1. 1 DfE guidance
  2. 2 Attendees
  3. 3 Before the hearing
  4. 4 Evidence to consider
  5. 5 During the hearing
  6. 6 Making the decision

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