Browsing: Legal requirements Q&As
Q. Our school doesn’t use the standard codes in the DfE guidance. Is this legal?
Q. My local authority says it can charge us under a traded services agreement for issuing penalty notices. Is this right?
Q. Can the parents of a compulsory age child take them out of school every Wednesday afternoon for gymnastics training?
Q. A parent has told me that, because their Year 11 child is 16 during the Autumn term, they can leave at Christmas. Is this true?
Q. When a child and family go missing, can we backdate their off-registration to when they last attended or do we have to carry the absences permanently?
Q. We have several young people aged 17 in our sixth form who are still doing GCSEs to catch up. Is their attendance compulsory because they’re still effectively in Year 11?