Useful contact information
Coram Children’s Legal Centre (links to external site) - Department funded parental helpline on exclusion matters.
Telephone: 08088 020 008
Advice line is open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, except Bank Holidays and 24 December to 1 January.
Essex SEND Information, Advice and Support Service - Support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disability.
Telephone: 03330 138913
DfE full guidance on exclusion from Maintained Schools and Academies (links to external site)
The School Discipline (Pupil Exclusions and Reviews) (England) Regulations 2012 (links to external site)
DfE full guidance on children who cannot attend school because of health needs (links to external site)