If your child has been excluded you can make all the difference in getting your child back on track and helping them to be successful. Work will be set by the school for your child to complete at home during the first five days of the exclusion (it is your responsibility to ensure completed work is returned to the school for marking). During the first five days of the exclusion you have a duty to ensure that your child is not present in a public place during school hours unless there is reasonable justification for this. You may receive a penalty notice from the Local Authority if your child is present in a public place during school hours during the period of the exclusion.
Schools may arrange a re-admission meeting following any period of exclusion. The purpose of this interview is to assist your child with reintegration back into the school and to promote good behaviour.
At either the re-admission meeting or reintegration interview, ask the headteacher or senior member of staff how you can help. You will be able to support your child and the school in many ways, this may include: