School Admissions & Exclusions - Recent Developments Uncovered

School Admissions & Exclusions - Recent Developments Uncovered

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This webinar will provide an update on recent developments in education/SEND law, particularly in relation to school admissions and exclusions.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Admissions outside normal admissions rounds: Litigation risk if suitable education is not provided to children moving into a new local authority area, considering R (on the Application of SB and ZB) v London Borough of Croydon and NHS South West London ICB [2023] EWHC 489 (Admin)
  • Local authorities’ duties to secure suitable school placements for young people with EHCPs—recent case law showing different routes of legal challenge, including pursuant to s19 Education Act 1996
  • Placing pupils in off-site alternative provision
  • Admissions obligations applying to non-maintained special schools but not other independent special schools
  • Recent exclusions developments and caselaw, including R (on the application of a parent) v Governing Body of XYZ School [2022] EWHC 1146 (Admin)

This webinar was recorded on 26th October 2023