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My life at School

The autobiographical memories of adolescents excluded from school and their engagement in education The information and recommendation for teachers and learning mentors provided here is based on a research project conducted in 2013/14, funded by the Nuffield...

What now for ‘pushed out’ learners?

The quality of education in England’s mainstream schools continues to improve. Nevertheless, many thousands of young people resist universal educational opportunities and nd themselves marginalised from conventional schools. They are unintentionally and intentionally...

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Fresh Start – Methods to promote engagement

The Fresh Start project is for teachers and other education professionals, such as mentors, working with individual students. The aim of the Fresh Start intervention is for students to become re-engaged in their education. This document provides detailed guidance for...

Exclusion from maintained schools, Academies and pupil referral units

This document from the Department for Education provides a guide to the legislation that will govern the exclusion of pupils from: maintained schools; Academy schools / Free Schools; Alternative Provision Academies / Free Schools; and pupil referral units in England...