Legal Update: Guidance on pupil exclusions

Kelly Reeve
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Can pupils be prevented from progressing from year 12 to year 13 at college if they do not achieve good grades? Kelly Reeve, team leader of the Child Law Advice Service, examines the applicable guidance.

It is unlawful for a school to refuse to allow a pupil to progress for non-disciplinary reasons such as academic achievement. Picture: NTI
It is unlawful for a school to refuse to allow a pupil to progress for non-disciplinary reasons such as academic achievement. Picture: NTI

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