School exclusions


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • London Borough of Barnet (16 016 863)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 03-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint that the independent appeal panel upheld his son's exclusion from school because it is unlikely he would identify fault.

  • Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council (16 016 336)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 30-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the decision to uphold the permanent exclusion of the complainants' son from his school. This is because there is no evidence of fault in the way the Independent Review Panel made its decision.

  • London Borough of Newham (16 010 811)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 09-Dec-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the permanent exclusion of the complainant's son from his school. This is because there is no evidence of fault in the way the Independent Review Panel made its decision.

  • Surrey County Council (16 003 471)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 02-Aug-2016

    Summary: Mr Z complains about the Council's school exclusion review Panel decision to uphold the decision by his son's school to permanently exclude him. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because there is no evidence of fault in how the Review Panel made its decision.

  • Herefordshire Council (16 001 750)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 15-Jul-2016

    Summary: Mrs R complains about the decision of the Council's school exclusion review panel to uphold the decision by her son's school to permanently exclude him. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because there is no evidence of fault in how the Review Panel made its decision.

  • Essex County Council (15 017 953)

    Statement Upheld School exclusions 28-Apr-2016

    Summary: The Council delayed for two weeks in finding alternative schooling for a child who had been permanently excluded from school. The Ombudsman will close the complaint as the Council has agreed to offer Ms B £200 to spend on activities to support her son's learning. It will also review how it finds alternative education provision where there is an ongoing discussion about alternatives to exclusion.

  • London Borough of Enfield (15 018 519)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 29-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about the Council's refusal to allow an independent review of his son's exclusion from school. It is unlikely she would find fault on the Council's part.

  • Lancashire County Council (15 012 573)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 16-Dec-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the permanent exclusion from school of the complainant's daughter. This is because there is no fault in how the Review Panel made its decision. Other parts of the complaint are not in the Ombudsman's jurisdiction.

  • Wolverhampton City Council (13 005 239)

    Statement Upheld School exclusions 19-Oct-2015

    Summary: The Council was at fault in condoning the unlawful exclusion from school of a child with a statement of special educational needs and in not making alternative educational provision in a timely way.

  • Hertfordshire County Council (14 020 354)

    Statement Not upheld School exclusions 02-Sep-2015

    Summary: Mrs N complained about the decision to exclude her son, R, from his primary school. The Ombudsman has not found evidence of fault in the conduct of the review panel that would call into question the decision.

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