Children with special educational needs (“SEN”) may be excluded for reasons which arise from their needs not being properly met. If your child has been excluded, whether for a fixed term or permanently, you should consider what actions you can take to try to get their needs met more effectively and avoid further exclusions in the future.

The actions you can take will be different depending on whether your child has an education, health and care (“EHC”) plan or not:

If you do not have an EHC plan

If you have an EHC plan