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A Broken System Change Needed

Guardian investigation: some secondaries exclude over 20% of pupils

The government have been urged to act after a Guardian newspaper investigation revealed that a number of secondary schools had excluding at least one in five of their students

“Of those 45 schools handing at least 20% of their pupils one or more fixed-period exclusion in 2016-17, the overwhelming proportion were academies, with one of them, the Outwood academy Ormesby in Middlesbrough, excluding 41%. Five were run by local authorities and six were free schools.”


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Dozens of secondary schools exclude at least 20% of pupils (The Guardian, 31 Aug 2018)

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