Understanding and dealing with issues relating to parental responsibility
The DfE issued new guidance seeking to clarify who legally constitutes a parent, their rights, and the school's responsibilities towards individuals.
Schools often find themselves caught in the middle of parent fall outs concerning pupils and may be unsure of the appropriate action to take.
The guidance also provides some useful practical examples of the situations where disputes may arise and the ways in which schools should handle these situations.
Click here for the DfE guidance: Understanding and dealing with issues relating to parental responsibility
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