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Bullying in Schools

Bullying in Schools

 Combatting Bullying in Schools Bullying in schools is not a new issue and continues to be a problem for many pupils each year. The advent of electronic communication, mobile telephones and social media has brought an added dimension in the form cyberbullying. It is growing very fast. In many cases this takes bullying away from the school premises or school bus but intrudes into the pupil’s home and social environment. Whilst there is a legal framework in England and Wales to try and prevent it, when it bullying...

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Admissions Appeals Guidance 2015

Admissions Appeals Guidance 2015

SCHOOL ADMISSIONS APPEALS – some legal pointers for parents On 2 March 2015 all parents who have applied for a secondary school place for their child will receive notification of what school place they have been allocated. (For primary and junior school places the offer date will have been fixed by the local education authority.) Many parents will find they have failed to secure a place at any of their nominated schools and will want to consider whether they can try to challenge this. The school admissions...

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