The powers of the First Tier Tribunal were extended from 3rd April 2018 as part of a 2 year national trial.  The extended powers enable the Tribunal to make non-binding…

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What is a Managed Move A managed move is a voluntary agreement between schools, a pupil and their parents that the pupil will be educated at a new school rather…

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Stress at Work – A legal overview The problem Stress can adversely affect undermine the quality of an employee’s performance and is a major cause of absence from work, and…

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SECONDARY SCHOOL TRANSFERS - 6th April 2018   With many pupils and parents today receiving details of the school where they have been offered a place, Phil Storey, Education Law…

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In Hale v Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust UKEAT/0342/16/LA the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered whether a decision to instigate an investigation which resulted in disciplinary proceedings, and the…

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On 14 March 2018, the Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of head teacher, for failing to disclose a relationship with person convicted of a sexual offence. In Reilly v Sandwell…

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  Term time holidays may have just got a lot more expensive following the recent Supreme Court decision in Isle of Wight v Platt[2017]. Whether or not you accept that…

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GRAMMAR SCHOOL PLACES AND APPEALS - MARCH 2017   Many parents will today receive details of whether their child has been allocated at place at the grammar schools where they…

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We are all supposed to be wearing something yellow today in support of #World Mental Health Day, as suggested to us by our sponsored charity #YoungMinds. Can you tell who forgot?…

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