SEC's response to exclusion guidance

This document is the Special Educational Consortium response to the Government consultation on exclusions guidance.

The response covers key issues including:

  • Children with special educational needs accounting for over half of exclusions
  • Clarifying the role of the SEN expert, and expanding it to cover disability
  • Developing a better understanding of what takes place at Independent Review Panels
  • Unlawful exclusions
  • Local authority attendance at governing body review meetings where the school is an academy