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Considering exclusions

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Last updated on 12 July 2017
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When must the governing board consider an exclusion? This article looks at the different situations in which a governing board is required to consider the headteacher's decision to exclude a pupil, and at the timescales for these. It also addresses delegation of this to a committee.

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  1. 1 Exclusions which the board must consider
  2. 2 Timescales for considering exclusions 
  3. 3 Remit of the governing board
  4. 4 Procedure for considering an exclusion
  5. 5 Delegating to a committee
  6. 6 Finding enough governors for a committee
  7. 7 Independent review panels

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