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Dealing with separated parents: guidance

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Last updated on 5 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What are schools' responsibilities towards divorced or separated parents? We relay advice from 2 of our associate education experts about general principles for handling specific issues relating to separated parents, and relay DfE guidance on parental responsibility.

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Contents

  1. 1 Handling specific issues
  2. 2 DfE guidance: parents' rights
  3. 3 Clarifying the school's principles
  4. 4 Avoiding personal involvement
  5. 5 Sharing information with separated parents

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