Monthly Archives: September 2015

Graham Stuart MP praises Cambridgeshire Home Education Department

A recent article in the Local Government Chronicle published just before schools broke up for the summer (subscription required) looks at how local authorities deal with home educating families and holds up Cambridgeshire as a model of good practice. Continue reading

Ofsted monitoring school exclusions

It’s disappointing that Ofsted doesn’t do more to check on maintained schools and academies use of internal and external exclusion. Potentially there are 4 ways this could be done currently, both at school level and at local authority level, although there are drawbacks to each: Continue reading

alternative provision to avert permanent school exclusion

This is the third post in my guide to school exclusion in order that the all-important conversations with the school and with the local authority – especially if the child has a statement of SEN or EHCP – can happen much earlier in the process. Continue reading