The headteacher's decision to exclude a pupil can be for:
Schools vary in the types of behaviour that they feel warrant an exclusion. However, in general, incidents will fall into one of the following categories:
The behaviour of pupils outside school can be a reason for exclusion.
Schools are required by law to have a behaviour policy. Parents, who may be doubtful about a decision to exclude their child, may find that it would be useful to check that the school is applying its own behaviour policy.
If your child is excluded, the headteacher must tell you immediately. They must do this by phone, and send a letter on the same they phone.