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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 24/250 
Event description Training for Governors Reviewing Permanent Exclusions and Suspensions

The aim of the training session is to:


Understand the changes in the 2022/2023 DfE guidance and the nature of the involvement of Governors and Clerks in the permanent exclusion process.

·       The types of incident that can lead to exclusion

·       Governors role in reviewing their school’s data on exclusions/suspensions/pupil movement

·       Pupils with a social worker, including Children Looked After or Previously Looked After

·       Particular groups more likely to be excluded

·       Pupils with an EHC Plan

·       Requirements for governors to review permanent exclusions/suspensions and possible outcomes

·       An overview of the role of the Clerk

·       The role of the Chair

·       The format of the governors review meeting

·       The role of the governors at the meeting and during deliberations


The role of the Independent Review Panel

·       The role of the SEN Expert

·       Possible outcomes and implications for the governors

·       Ealing statistics on IRPs and pupils reinstated by governors 
Training objectives


Target Group All Governors and Clerks 
Key stages
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Subject areas Governor training
Target audience Governors: All
OFSTED areas Behaviour and attitudes, Leadership and management
Professional Standards
Venue Microsoft Teams (Online), ., . map
Admin contact Maleekha Khan (
Event Commissioner Therese McNulty (
Course Costs
Standard cost£106.00
*Ealing Learning Partnership pay as you go£0.00
CPD/Training SLA£0.00
Start date Monday 10 June 2024
Times 18:00 - 19:30
Number of sessions 1