Useful Documents

Changes to GCSEs, AS and A levels that will affect each current school year group
Newly released guidance and timelines relating to the new GCSE/AS/A Level exams which started September (2015)

Exclusion from maintained schools, Academies and pupil referral units in England
A guide for those with legal responsibilities in relation to exclusion.

Keeping children safe in education July 2015
Statutory guidance for schools and colleges

New home to school travel and transport guidance

Participation of young people in education, employment or training September 2014
Statutory guidance for local authorities

School Admission Appeals Code
Statutory guidance for school leaders, governing bodies and local authorities

School Admissions Code
Statutory guidance for admission authorities, governing bodies, local authorities, schools adjudicators and admission appeals panels.

SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years January 2015
Statutory guidance for organisations which work with and support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities.

Special educational needs and disability August 2014
A guide for parents and carers

Supported Internships June 2014 Revised December 2014
Advice for:
• further education colleges
• sixth forms in academies
• maintained and non-maintained schools independent specialist providers
• other providers of study programmes, and
• local authorities

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions September 2014
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England

Working together to safeguard children
A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children