Commissioner mention: Pupils should not be excluded from school for ‘minor infringements’ (Metro)
Teachers should exclude pupils only for safety reasons or to prevent disruption to learning, according to a report by the children's commissioner for England.
Commissioner mention: Leave pupils weird hair alone says children's tsar (Daily Express)
School children should be allowed to get away with wearing bizarre haircuts in class, says the Government's children's tsar.
Commissioner mention: Headteachers admit illegally excluding pupils (The Guardian)
Headteachers have admitted illegally excluding pupils from school, including one "extreme" case in which children in their final GCSE year were sent home at Christmas and told not to return until their exams.
Commissioner mention: Extreme haircuts should never be grounds to exclude a child from school, says children's champion (Daily Mail)
Head teachers should be barred from punishing pupils for outlandish haircuts, the Children's Commissioner has claimed.
Schools Should Stop Excluding Pupils For Wearing Make-Up, Children's Commissioner Says (PA/ Huffington Post UK)
Students should no longer be excluded for "minor infringements" such as wearing jewellery or incorrect school uniform, according to a report by the Children's Commissioner for England.
Children's Commissioner warns over school exclusions (Daily Telegraph)
Pupils should no longer be expelled or suspended for "minor infringements" because it can damage their education and push them into a life of crime, said Maggie Atkinson.
Commissioner mention: Warning to schools over exclusions (Wales Online)
Schools have been warned that it is "never appropriate" to exclude pupils for "minor infringements" such as breaching school uniform codes or wearing jewellery in a report published by the Children's Commissioner for England.
Commissioner mention: Students Expelled from Schools on Flimsy Grounds (International Business Times)
Hundreds of children get expelled from state-funded schools for the flimsiest of reasons. These include shabby dressing, not wearing proper uniform and weird hairstyle or nail colour.