EXCLUSION ARRANGEMENTS

Please refer to the Behaviour Policy and Procedures 

 

 

Type Notify parent/carer Notify LA & governors Governor Discipline Committee meeting to be held Decisions open to the Governors Notification of outcome of Governor Discipline Committee
Permanent

Immediately by telephone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

*Within one school day.

 

Between 6th & 15th school day after receiving notice of the exclusion. Uphold the exclusion or direct reinstatement immediately or by a particular date.

By telephone within 1 school day of the hearing to be followed in writing as soon as possible. Relevant paperwork should be recorded in the pupil’s file for future reference.

 

Exclusion resulting in a pupil missing a public examination

Immediately by telephone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

Within one school day.

 

**Governors should try to meet before the date of the exam and by the 15th school day after receiving notice of the exclusion. Uphold the exclusion or direct reinstatement (where practical) immediately or by a particular date. By telephone within 1 school day of the hearing to be followed in writing as soon as possible. Relevant paperwork should be recorded in the pupil’s file for future reference.

Fixed Term:

> 15 days in a term

Immediately by telephone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

Within one school day.

 

Between 6th & 15th school day after receiving notice of the exclusion. Uphold the exclusion or direct reinstatement immediately or by a particular date. By telephone within 1 school day of the hearing to be followed in writing as soon as possible. Relevant paperwork should be recorded in the pupil’s file for future reference.

Fixed Term:

> 5 but not more than 15 days in a term

Immediately by telephone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

Within one school day.

 

Only if the parent/carer requests a meeting must the governors then meet to consider representations within 50 school days of receiving notice of the exclusion. Uphold the exclusion or direct reinstatement (where practical) immediately or by a particular date. By telephone within 1 school day of the hearing to be followed in writing as soon as possible.   Relevant paperwork should be recorded in the pupil’s file for future reference.

Fixed Term:

5 days or fewer in a term

Immediately by phone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

As soon as possible.

 

If the parent submits representations, the governors must consider them.   Governors can agree to a meeting if the parent/carer wants to meet but no meeting is required. Governors cannot direct reinstatement. Although no time limit applies, governors should respond promptly to any representations from the parent. Relevant paperwork and response should be recorded in the pupil’s file for future reference.

Fixed Term:

Pending investigation

Immediately by phone, followed by a letter within one school day.

 

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