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Exclusions guidance: navigating the changes

Governing Matters
Exclusions Guidance

Richard Freeth, partner at Browne Jacobson, brings you a round-up of the latest changes to the DfE’s exclusions guidance and what they mean for schools.

At the end of May 2023, the Department for Education (DfE) published new statutory guidance on exclusions, along with new school discipline regulations underpinning the changes. The two changes – cancelling exclusions and the option of holding remote meetings – came into effect from 1 September 2023.

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