School exclusions


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Lancashire County Council (17 003 739)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 06-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mrs X's complaint about a permanent school exclusion further because she did not apply to the Council for an independent review. The Ombudsman cannot investigate the school's actions.

  • Lancashire County Council (17 004 677)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 02-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the permanent exclusion of the complainant's son from his school. This is because there is no evidence of fault in the way the Independent Review Panel hearing the review made its decision to uphold the exclusion.

  • London Borough of Lewisham (16 011 888)

    Statement Not upheld School exclusions 19-Jul-2017

    Summary: There is no fault in the way an independent review panel, arranged by the Council, considered Ms X's son's permanent exclusion from school. The Council arranged education for him at its pupil referral unit which has considered his reintegration to mainstream school and will continue to review this regularly.

  • London Borough of Barnet (16 016 863)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 03-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint that the independent appeal panel upheld his son's exclusion from school because it is unlikely he would identify fault.

  • Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council (16 016 336)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 30-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the decision to uphold the permanent exclusion of the complainants' son from his school. This is because there is no evidence of fault in the way the Independent Review Panel made its decision.

  • London Borough of Newham (16 010 811)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 09-Dec-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the permanent exclusion of the complainant's son from his school. This is because there is no evidence of fault in the way the Independent Review Panel made its decision.

  • Surrey County Council (16 003 471)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 02-Aug-2016

    Summary: Mr Z complains about the Council's school exclusion review Panel decision to uphold the decision by his son's school to permanently exclude him. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because there is no evidence of fault in how the Review Panel made its decision.

  • Herefordshire Council (16 001 750)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 15-Jul-2016

    Summary: Mrs R complains about the decision of the Council's school exclusion review panel to uphold the decision by her son's school to permanently exclude him. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because there is no evidence of fault in how the Review Panel made its decision.

  • Essex County Council (15 017 953)

    Statement Upheld School exclusions 28-Apr-2016

    Summary: The Council delayed for two weeks in finding alternative schooling for a child who had been permanently excluded from school. The Ombudsman will close the complaint as the Council has agreed to offer Ms B £200 to spend on activities to support her son's learning. It will also review how it finds alternative education provision where there is an ongoing discussion about alternatives to exclusion.

  • London Borough of Enfield (15 018 519)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School exclusions 29-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about the Council's refusal to allow an independent review of his son's exclusion from school. It is unlikely she would find fault on the Council's part.

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