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Timpson two years on: Exclusions review chair wants action

The author of a landmark exclusions review has secured a crunch meeting with ministers to kick them into action...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Exclusion ‘must still be available’ to keep pupils and staff safe, say NEU leaders

The sanction of exclusion “must still be available” to keep victims of sexual abuse, violence and bullying safe, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Alternative provision in crisis: deficits, closed sites and restructures

A leading alternative provision setting is being forced to close a specialist site due to a creaking high-needs funding...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Children’s commissioner candidate grilled over exclusions at her academy trust

Dame Rachel de Souza has claimed her experience of “putting right” issues with off-rolling, exclusions and SEND support in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE introduces intelligence gathering to monitor exclusions ‘in real time’

The government is switching to monitoring changes in the use of exclusions and other disciplinary measures “in real time”,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE reveals new behaviour taskforce

The government has unveiled its new taskforce to help schools tackle unruly behaviour. The six advisers (see list below)...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Zero-tolerance schools should be ‘unreservedly celebrated’, says MP

A teacher-turned-MP said schools with zero-tolerance behaviour policies should be “unreservedly celebrated” for ensuring staff aren’t “treated as punch...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Turnaround school leaders must be able to exclude to keep pupils safe

There is much to admire about Edward Timpson’s review of school exclusions, starting with his clear statement that schools...

John Dickens
LEORA CRUDDAS
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Timpson exclusions review: the 7 things you need to know

The Department for Education is set to finally publish the Timpson review into exclusions today. The government has released...

John Dickens
John Dickens