In this section, find out what you can do if your child is missing school, for physical health, mental health, or other reasons. Here you will also find information on exclusions and part-time timetables.
There are lots of reasons why your child might go onto a part-time timetable. Whatever the reason, the focus should always be on making sure your child gets the support
Exclusion from school
Exclusion is when a school sends a pupil home and doesn’t allow them to return for a certain number of days. If your child has been excluded, it can feel
Missing school due to physical health needs
Children have the right to an education and to the support they need, no matter what their physical health needs. Find out more about what you can do if your child is missing school due to ill-health.
Missing school for other reasons
There are lots of reasons why your child may miss school. No matter what the reason, your child has the right to an education and to the support that they need. Find out more here.