Exclusions

Exclusion rate back to pre-pandemic norm as suspensions soar

Exclusion figures for the autumn term last year have been published today

John Dickens
John Dickens
Schools

School suspensions up 13%, but exclusions continue to fall

Government data shows breach of pandemic measures was cited in nearly 13,000 suspensions

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
News

‘Expulsions’ expelled: Critics persuade DfE to U-turn on exclusions lingo

The Department for Education is ditching its use of the “dated” word “expulsions” to describe permanent exclusions, after concerns...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Exclusions: Ofsted will look more closely at ‘repeat’ patterns of suspension

Ofsted will look more closely at whether schools are “repeatedly” suspending or isolating the same pupils, under its new...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg