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An exclusion evolution?

Governing Matters
Male student stands alone in a school corridor

In this Governing Matters article, Ella Colley, NGA head of content, reflects on recent discussions at our leadership forum, exploring steps towards a fairer, more sustainable exclusion process for pupils and a less distressing one for governing boards.

The article covers:

  • the impact of behaviour policies
  • sector challenges impacting pupil behaviour and wellbeing
  • the pressures that exclusion panels place on governing boards
  • potential changes to reviewing exclusions

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