Michael Segal explores a school’s legal position in implementing a reinstatement order, and how far they are obliged to enforce it read more

Recent government legislation has created new opportunities for multi-agency working in addressing and reducing exclusions from schools, says headteacher Neil Berry read more

When is exclusion for serious misconduct justified, and how careful must a headteacher be in excluding a pupil? read more

A raft of small changes add up to important new duties for all parties to the exclusion process. Ingrid Sutherland runs through what you need to know, in part two of this series read more

Amid a deluge of new discipline and behaviour provision, the updated exclusions guidance has taken effect. Ingrid Sutherland outlines the changes

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Legal Surgery answers a question about exclusion of a violent pupil who has SEN read more

Jo has been excluded from school for sexual assault. He needs to continue his education in some way, but any school willing to take him will need to do a lot of work read more

Maintained schools in England are now responsible for providing full-time education for excluded pupils from the sixth day of their exclusion read more

Schools will have to be more aware of these particularly vulnerable children when they review policy and practice, writes Ingrid Sutherland read more

SENCOs who may be involved with pupils facing the possibility of exclusion should be aware that the latest guidance on procedure is now available online. With some changes in official advice this makes it an appropriate time for SENCOs to consider school policies in relation to arrangements for pupils with special educational needs and pupils with disabilities. read more