Exclusion can be a stressful time for the whole family.  The Information, Advice and Support Service can help if there is a special educational need or disability.  Sometimes “unwanted behaviours” can be a sign of an unmet special educational need, indicating the need for support


The procedures for excluding pupils from school are found in legislative guidance


Changes to the school exclusion process during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

IPSEA (Independent Parental Special Educational Advice) has advice and information on exclusion from school.

You can find further information from the following websites

Just For Kids Law – Exclusion Hub

Advisory Centre for Education

Ambitious about Autism – Unlawful Exclusion Guidance

National Autistic Society – for children and young people with Autism

National Children’s Bureau – School Exclusions – What is Legal?

Please note that clicking on these links will take you to external websites