We recently acted for our client, whose son was permanently excluded from a prestigious independent school. Our client’s son was in his last year at school, preparing to sit his final GCSE examinations. Our client sought advice and assistance from us, as a permanent exclusion would remain on her son’s record and hinder applications for a position at sixth form for him to sit his A Levels. We wrote to the Headteacher and persuaded him withdraw his decision to permanently exclude our client’s son allowing our client to withdraw him instead, rendering his record clear of the permanent exclusion. As a result of our letter we were also able to persuade the Headteacher to waive the normal requirement for parents to give a term’s notice ahead of withdrawing from the school as well as agreeing to provide a good reference. As a result our client has been able to focus on supporting her son in his studies towards his GCSE’s and A Level position applications and is looking forward to a fresh start in September 2016.
Match helps reverse permanent exclusion decision for GCSE student
18 April 2017 by Anita Chopra
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