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HACS legal advice ‘School Exclusion’ workshop for parents/carers and professionals.

March 19th, 2018

Principal SEN Legal Solicitor, Melinda Nettleton, will be speaking at an upcoming HACS legal workshop on 12th May 2017. The workshop will take place at the HACS Resource Centre, Dudley Place, Hayes UB3 1PB.

Topics covered during this workshop will include:

Powers of teachers:

School uniform and clothing, Punishment and other penalties, Restraint, Investigation

Department for Education Statutory Guidance:

‘Exclusion from mainstream schools, academies and pupil referral units in England effective from 1st September 2017’

Exclusion from school:

The decision to exclude.

Representations to the Governing Body against either fixed term or permanent exclusion.

The Independent Review Panel.

The Governing Body’s reconsideration.

Parallel criminal proceedings.

Exclusions from independent schools.

What are my other options?


This is a paid event with tickets costing £20 for HACS members and £40 for non-members.

For more information or to book your pace on this workshop, visit the HACS website here.