Excluded with Dyspraxia (July 2021)

Excluded with Dyspraxia (July 2021)

In 2021, KW was excluded from his academy for persistent breaches of the school code. He had not long been at the school, his time there having been interrupted by the imposition of the national Coronavirus lockdown.

Mother to Negotiate a Managed Move (March 2022)

Mother to Negotiate a Managed Move (March 2022)

T was permanently excluded in March 2022 for refusing to follow the Head teacher’s instructions and for leaving the school site unattended. 

Excluded For Standing Up To Bullies (Nov 2020)

Excluded For Standing Up To Bullies (Nov 2020)

B had suffered bullying at school both inside and outside of the classroom. During the school day, a bully decided to make comments and shout at her in front of her peers. Rather than react violently or aggressively, B stood her ground and was defiant; she was not going to take the abuse any longer. When the bully did not get the reaction they wanted, they became more aggressive and continued to shout. B continued to stand up for herself...

From Teacher to Parent (Dec 2021)

From Teacher to Parent (Dec 2021)

As part of our Empowered Parents campaign we wanted to find out more about how parents are supported by the teams and professionals around them. We spoke with a secondary school teacher to find out her take on teacher to parent relationships..

Harris Academy Tottenham (July 2021)

Harris Academy Tottenham (July 2021)

CT, a 15 year old student in year 11 was permanently excluded on 17th September 2020 after a single incident on 16th September. This was approximately 10 days after students had returned to school after the long break due to COVID. The child had been at the school since Year 7 and is on the SEN register due to...

Justice at IRP (September 2021)

Justice at IRP (September 2021)

L was permanently excluded from school following an incident where he accidentally knocked a member of staff over in the school corridor. L's friend had run towards him and, naturally, L turned to run away. He did not know anyone was behind him and he bumped into the member of staff entirely by accident...

Challenging School Exclusions

Challenging School Exclusions

CEN acted on behalf of a mother and her young child at a permanent exclusion meeting in an Academy school.  The child was too young to be present. The CEN advocate represented the family at the independent appeal tribunal and in making a claim under the Equalities Act 2010 at the First Tier Tribunal. 

Student Reintegrated back into School

Student Reintegrated back into School

A 15-year-old student had been involved in a fight and along with another student had been temporarily excluded for three days.  The parents and student were to attend a reintegration meeting, and both were worried that the student would be permanently excluded.