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School - exclusion of pupils
Your child may be excluded from school by the Headteacher for a number of reasons, and for anything from a half-day to permanently. Your child's school will have a behaviour policy setting out the circumstances in which a pupil may be excluded. You will be able to obtain a copy of this policy from the school.
The governors of the school consider exclusions but will only meet specially when:
The governors will decide whether or not to uphold the Headteacher's decision. Parents (and the pupil, where appropriate) have a right to attend and be heard at such a meeting, or submit written representations.
Exclusions - frequently asked questions