Excluded Pupils

Education and Skills written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Peter Bone Peter Bone Conservative, Wellingborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will bring forward proposals to ensure that children who are permanently excluded from schools in Northamptonshire receive alternative educational provision.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills, Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools and 14-19 Learners)

From September 2007, the Education and Inspections Act 2006 will require all permanently excluded pupils to be provided with a full time education from the sixth day of exclusion. Local authorities will have a duty to make arrangements for these children to receive suitable alternative education.

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