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Guides for head teachers and parents/carers on exclusions

15:01 16 November in Noticeboard
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As you may be aware, the Department recently published an update of its exclusion guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-exclusion. Can we draw your attention particularly to the two non-statutory guides summarising key elements of the exclusions process: one for head teachers and the other for parents/carers (Annexes B and...

Rochford Review

14:56 16 November in National News
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Rochford Review recommendations Request for schools to trial new assessments for pupils below the standard of national curriculum tests. The government’s response to the Rochford Review consultation set out plans for two important changes for pupils working below the standard of national curriculum tests: For pupils engaged in subject-specific...

Information from the Transforming Care Programme:

14:53 16 November in National News
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NHS England have published information for commissioners to help them develop support and services for children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both. https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/developing-support-and-services-for-children-and-young-people-with-a-learning-disability-autism-or-both/ This supplements the work by NDTi and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation to help local areas develop pathways for children and...