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New guidance on exclusions - what you need to know

8 July 2022

Update: Since this webinar was delivered the DfE has published the new Behaviour in Schools Guidance. You can find out what's included and what it means for schools and trusts here and access our range of support and training at: www.brownejacobson.com/exclusions

The Department for Education (DfE) is releasing new guidance on exclusions and suspensions, making changes to the behaviour, suspension and exclusion framework and guidance.

Watch our on-demand webinar as we explain the changes and help you understand how they will affect you and your school.

The discussion covered changes to:

  • Pre-exclusion considerations;
  • Managed moves and alternative provision;
  • Withdrawing an exclusion; and
  • Virtual meetings.

We also showcased some of the resources we have prepared for the new Exclusions Support Pack, which provides you with everything you need to handle the changes effectively.

This webinar is free and suitable for senior leaders working within a maintained school or academy trust setting, school and trust governors and trustees and local authority officers.

New guidance on exclusions - what you need to know

Our speakers

Hayley O’Sullivan

Hayley O’Sullivan

Senior Associate

Hayley is a valued member of the education team with over ten years' experience in supporting schools and trusts.

Hayley advises on a broad range of education law issues with particular expertise in exclusions and equality issues. She also frequently advises on pastoral issues including admissions, SEND, policies, complex parental complaints, safeguarding and the challenges social media poses for schools, as well as governance and projects work.

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