Course code Price Keystage(s) Presented by
GOV131
  • £85 (LCC Fee)
  • £85 (Ext Fee)
Foundation; KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4; Post16
  • Helen Smith (Behaviour & Attendance Consultant)
Suitable for: Governors

Course Objectives

This new course will:

•Explore the legal processes around the exclusion of pupils from schools/academies.
•Review the Governing Board's legal obligations around exclusions, particularly for a child/student at risk of permanent exclusion.
•Examine and explain the guidance around exclusion from school
•Provide advice and guidance on the probing questions the governors appeal committee need to ask before, during and after the discipline meetings to ensure that school/the academy have provided sufficient support prior to the exclusion
•Explore good practice to highlight the range of interventions and reasonable adjustments that may be used to prevent exclusion.

Schools which have bought into the Service Level Agreement will receive this course for free as part of their package but will be charged £25 for non-attendance. Schools which have not bought in to the SLA will be charged the full course fee.

This course is for governors only. unless stated. Schools that have bought into the Service Level Agreement will receive these courses for free as part of their package but will be charged £25 for non-attendance. Schools that have not bought into the SLA will be charged the full course fees as indicated.


If you have applied online and ticked to have your course acceptance sent via email, the email will be sent 4 weeks before the course, as well as a letter being sent to the your Schools' Portal. It is important that you inform LPDS if you are unable to attend a course to avoid the charge for non-attendance

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Contact us

Lancashire Professional Development Service
The Centre for Learning Excellence
Woodlands Conference Centre
Southport Road
Chorley
PR7 1QR

Tel: 01257 516100
Email: lpds@lancashire.gov.uk