You are here:

Last updated on 14 July 2017
Ref: 5095
School types: All · School phases: All

What are the procedures for an appeal hearing against a disciplinary decision? We explain that there are no national rules on procedures for staff disciplinary appeal hearings. We look at examples of procedures for disciplinary appeal hearings from schools and LAs, and relay advice from an expert.

Article tools


  1. Approving procedures
  2. Principles of appeal procedures
  3. Examples of maintained school procedures
  4. Example of an academy procedure
  5. Attendees at appeal hearings
  6. Taking and sharing the minutes
  7. Former employees

More from The Key

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.