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Exclusions: role and membership of the discipline committee

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Last updated on 13 July 2016
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What does the discipline committee do? We explain what a discipline committee is, outlining its role and items it should consider. We also look at questions regarding the membership of a discipline committee, and the role of the committee clerk.

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Contents

  1. 1 Discipline and exclusion committees
  2. 2 Role of the discipline committee: local authority guidance
  3. 3 Governing bodies can decide the membership of the committee
  4. 4 Choosing governors who have no connection to the pupil
  5. 5 Should staff and parent governors sit on the discipline committee?
  6. 6 Associate members and non-governors on the discipline committee
  7. 7 Forming a discipline committee in a MAT
  8. 8 Can the clerk object to the discipline committee's decision?

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