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Guidance for educational settings

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  • Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020: This document is for information only and does not come into force until 1 September 2020. Schools and colleges must continue to have regard to KCSIE 2019 until then.
  • School Attendance Guidance 2019: guidance for maintained schools, academies, independent schools and local authorities (DfE). Published July 2019
  • Exclusion Guidance 2017: exclusion from maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units in England Statutory guidance for those with legal responsibilities in relation to exclusion (DfE). Published September 2017
  • Online Guidance: what academies, free schools and colleges should publish online (DfE). Published June 2016, updated October 2018.
  • Online Statutory Guidance: what maintained schools must publish online. Published September 2014, updated October 2018.

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