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investigation into pupil exclusions from sixteen secondary schools in one LEA

John L. Newton

investigation into pupil exclusions from sixteen secondary schools in one LEA

by John L. Newton

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Birmingham, School of Education.

Statementby John L. Newton.
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Open LibraryOL21123742M

  The current exclusion guidance deals mostly with “formal” permanent or fixed-period exclusions. It says exclusion can occur only where there has been a serious or persistent breach of behaviour policy, or where the pupil would “seriously harm” the welfare of other pupils.   Pupil Exclusions:Written question - “Key Stage 4 attainment of pupils receiving a permanent exclusion during secondary school is lower than that for pupils who have never received either a permanent or fixed period exclusion. attainment is highest for those receiving only one fixed period exclusion during their school career.

One of these was subsequently "fresh started". The fifth school went into serious weaknesses, recovered but still has a deficit budget totalling £, In addition, a number of primary schools in the LEA, with significant numbers of pupils from ethnic minorities have large and persistent deficits. LEAs in England. Each LEA identified two primary and two secondary schools that were willing to participate in the research, except LEA 3 in which only one primary school participated: in total, 27 schools (13 primary schools and 14 secondary schools) were involved. Table 1 provides further details. Data were collected from a variety of informants.

The rest of the permanent exclusions, i.e. % occurred in primary schools. The number of fixed-term exclusions also increased from , (%) in /14 to , (%) in / It increased in primary and secondary schools but decreased in special schools. Exclusion from school is not a new phenomenon. It is likely to have been happening in one form or another since schools came into existence. The Education Act contained within it the right for head teachers to exclude pupils from schooL but the subject seems to have drawn little political interest from that time until the early.


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Investigation into pupil exclusions from sixteen secondary schools in one LEA by John L. Newton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fixed-term exclusions increased by ab, to a total ofmeaning nearly one in 20 pupils were given a fixed-period exclusion in that school year.

secondary schools, Edgbarrow and Sandhurst Schools comprise the middle sized group and Brakenhale and Ranelagh Schools constitute the third group as the smallest schools.

Although it is one of the smallest secondary schools in the Borough, Brakenhale School currently has the most exclusions which number Newton, J. () An Investigation into Pupil Exclusions from Sixteen Secondary Schools in One LEA. Unpublished MEd Thesis, University of Birmingham.

Social Inclusion: Pupil Support. or whether the exclusion should stand. The pupil’s parent and the LEA could make representations to the Discipline Committee. The school would then notify the LEA of the decision.

The LEA would deal with any appeal against a decision not to reinstate. Fixed-term exclusions resulting in more than 15 days of exclusion in one school term.

Boys are nearly three times as likely to be expelled and more than twice as likely to be suspended from secondary schools in Kirklees as girls. In the /19 school year, 44 boys were permanently excluded (%), compared to 15 girls (%), while a further boys saw at least one fixed-term exclusion (%) compared to girls (%).

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H.M. Mulenga 2 Mukuka Angel 3 1. Mufulira College of Education, P.O BOXMufulira, Zambia, Central Africa 2. In the five years previous to that only one permanent exclusion had been made for the same reason, in / Fixed period exclusions have risen from six in /16, to 14 the year after and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) constitute one form of AP.

Department for Education statistics indicate that there are schools in England and that students in PRUs, an increase of 16% since / Permanent and fixed-term exclusions have risen in recent years, mainly affecting secondary and special schools.

In the /19 school year, 38 boys were permanently excluded (%), compared to 13 girls (%), while a further 1, boys saw at least one fixed-term exclusion. 'Exclusions are not scary and in most cases they are ineffective' – a student's view.

Students are rarely asked about their view on exclusions, but this Year 11 pupil says if they were they would likely say schools are only getting things half right.

An investigation into the latest Government figures by Secondary school pupils with special needs are six times more likely to be expelled. Permanent exclusions /17 ‘Six days a. /10, % of secondary school pupils were permanently excluded.

This compares with % of primary school pupils in the into the system of school exclusions in England by the Children’s Commissioner. Background. relative importance of the factors associated with exclusion at both pupil level and at school level.

A group of secondary school students (% female) between the ages of 13 and 18 (M =DT = ) participated in the study by responding to the following scales: The Disruptive. Data from the Department for Education (DfE) shows a rising number of primary and secondary school children being excluded.

Newsquest’s Data Investigations Unit analysed permanent and fixed-term exclusions data from the DfE. The data shows that in Worcestershire’s state-maintained schools - between and - 2, pupils were excluded. Newton, J. () An Investigation into Pupil Exclusions from Sixteen Secondary Schools in One LEA.

Unpublished MEd Thesis, University of Birmingham. should examine their criteria for placement in such settings, and ex p l o re the possibility of a placement (perhaps time-limited) occurring at an earlier stage as a preventative measure, rather. If there is a record of good behaviour, attendance, a good attitude to work etc then one outburst should be treated accordingly based on the evidence produced.

Just because a child brings a knife into school doesn't mean they should be excluded without an investigation into the reasons behind the incident.

Each of the guidebooks should be viewed as one component of a school’s overall effort to create a safer learning environment. As emphasized in Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situ-ations and to Creating Safe School Climates, a joint publication of the U.S.

Secret Service and the U.S. Depart. Traveller of Irish Heritage pupils had the highest temporary exclusion rates in every type of school – % at primary schools, % at secondary schools and % at special schools (equivalent to5, and 5, exclusions pupils) pupils from the Indian and Chinese ethnic groups had the lowest rates in every type of school.

The Challenging School Exclusions report highlighted how a permanent exclusion can have a devastating impact on a pupil’s life, in some cases more than a. structured interviews were conductedthwi 30 young people at risk of exclusion in one secondary school used as a case study.

Six thematic findings emerged from the data: pupil‐teacher relationships, discipline, curriculum, physical surroundings, organisational structure and social relationships. Pupils.

is of a nature that could result in the pupil being excluded. Fixed term exclusion: A pupil may be subject to a fixed term exclusion and required to stay at home while a complaint is being investigated or while an investigation is adjourned.

Should a fixed term exclusion continue for a period of more than five school days, the Academy will. On 11 th NovemberJUSTICE launches its latest working party report, Challenging School Exclusions. The report calls for significant change to the current system, including better training for schools on excluding pupils, a new Independent Reviewer of individual exclusion decisions and the possibility of appealing to a judge-led tribunal.The situation is not getting better.

It may be getting worse. For ethnic-minority pupils to be 15 times more likely to be excluded than their white counterparts in a given local education authority provides sufficient grounds for the Commission For Racial Equality to launch a formal investigation into that authority's practices.