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Last updated on 2 February 2017
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Should we share information about a child with a non-resident parent? We relay advice from the DfE and a law firm on parents’ rights to receive information about their child, and when schools should withhold information. This article includes definitions of ‘parent’ and ‘parental responsibility’.

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  1. Definition of 'parent'
  2. Establishing the parent's status
  3. Sharing information
  4. Handling requests for information
  5. Withholding information
  6. Conflicts between parents

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