School Exclusions: Delivering Early Intervention for Vulnerable Pupils

Behaviour and exclusions are complex issues in the UK which require intervention from a range of public sector groups, including the police, children's services and the education sector. As the number of exclusions continue to rise across the country, as evidenced by key developments such as the Timpson Review, reports from the Education Endowment Foundation and Ofsted's new focus on behaviour and attitudes in its 2019 education inspection framework, key stakeholders must ensure that schools have the necessary resources to deliver early intervention and support those at risk of exclusion. 

Join us in September to learn from schools, Alternative Provision providers and local authorities who have developed successful strategies for limiting exclusions as well as ensuring effective support for vulnerable children. This briefing will explore new approaches to misbehaviour and poor attendance and open up a discussion on how local communities can reduce the numbers of exclusions across the UK through collaborative working.

Key issues to be addressed include:

  • Effective early intervention: spotting the warning signs and clear communication between public sector organisations
  • Guidance on developing a school behaviour policy: dealing with complex needs and sensitive cases
  • An update on Government policy and guidance on exclusions and behaviour
  • How behaviour fits with the new Ofsted Inspection Framework
  • Learning from peers: case study examples from schools, alternative provision providers and local authorities
  • Providing effective provision for those most at risk: including children in care, SEND students and vulnerable students
  • Keeping mental health and resilience at the heart of your school culture

The event:

The morning session will focus on understanding the policy implications of upcoming changes, including what schools can do to prepare.

The afternoon session will build on this, focusing on individual experiences and examples of best practice, learning from schools that have compliant processes and examining what more you can do to improve educational outcomes for vulnerable children.

Who should attend?

You will join a range of education stakeholders including, but not limited to: exclusion officers, virtual headteachers, headteachers, deputy headteachers, assistant headteachers, members of senior management teams, specialist teachers, school counsellors, engagement and behaviour support, staff from local education authorities, school governors and local, regional and national bodies involved or interested in understanding school exclusions.

Futher information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Wednesday 25th September 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm (including networking lunch)


The event will take place in Central Manchester. The venue will be announced closer to the time.


Private Sector | 1 Place: £345 | 2+ Places: £295 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £255 | 2+ Places: £205 each


Above prices exclude VAT


If you require a booking form, please contact | 0207 593 5657

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