• Excluding a pupil: procedures and guidance Be clear on the procedures for excluding a pupil, when you can lawfully do so, and who you must inform.
  • Improving behaviour: 'managed moves' and directing pupils off site You can temporarily direct pupils with challenging behaviour off site. Alternatively, you can carry out a 'managed move' if the situation calls for a permanent change. Find out more about what both options involve and how you're expected to manage them.
  • Independent review panel hearings: procedures Parents/carers have the right to request a review of your governing board's decision not to reinstate a pupil after exclusion. This is done by an independent review panel (IRP), convened by the local authority (LA) or academy trust. Get an overview of how the hearing will run and what the outcomes might be.
  • Off-rolling: how to identify and prevent it Ofsted will look for evidence of 'off-rolling'. Find out what it is, how you can guard against it and what to do if you think it has happened.
  • Reintegrating a pupil after a suspension: guidance Read about creating an integration strategy to help support pupils on a fresh start following suspension. Find out what to cover in a reintegration meeting, and download our template strategy plan to get your staff, pupils and parents/carers on the same page.