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Collecting pupils from school: guidance

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Last updated on 29 November 2016
School types: All · School phases: All
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Who can collect pupils from school? We look at whether babysitters under 16 and older siblings can collect pupils, and whether pupils should be allowed to walk home alone. This article features expert advice on school collection procedures, and links to examples of arrangements from schools.

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  1. 1 Each school can enforce its own pupil collection policy
  2. 2 Safe collection procedures: expert advice
  3. 3 Babysitters under 16 collecting pupils
  4. 4 Older siblings collecting younger pupils
  5. 5 Young people collecting pupils: arrangements from schools
  6. 6 Pupils walking home alone

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