Statutory Guidance

 

Statutory Guidance for children in care and previously looked-after children

Promoting the Educational Achievement of looked after children and previously looked after children

This describes the statutory duties of local authorities in respect to promoting the educational achievement of looked after children and previously looked after children.

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The Designated Teachers Statutory Guidance

This document describes the statutory duties of Designated Teachers in Schools in respect to promoting the education of children in care and previously looked-after children.

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Applying Corporate Parenting Principles to looked-after children and care leavers

This document describes the role of Local Authorities in respect to their Corporate Parenting Responsibilities.

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School Admissions Code

This documents details the statutory guidance that schools must follow when carrying out duties relating to school admissions.

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Exclusions from Schools Statutory Guidance

This documents details the statutory guidance that schools must follow when excluding pupils.

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SEND Code of Practice 

This document provides guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25.

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Promoting the Health and Well-being of looked-after children

This document describes the role and responsibilities of local authorities and clinical commissioning groups in promoting the health and well-being of looked after children.  

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