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7.5 The governing body has a discipline committee which is made up of between three and fixe members. This committee considers any exclusion appeals on behalf of the governors.
7.6 When an Appeals Panel meets to consider an exclusion, they consider the circumstances in which the pupil was excluded, consider any representation by parents and the LA and consider whether the pupil should be reinstated.
7.7 If the governors’ Appeals Panel decides that a pupil should be reinstated, the headteacher must comply with this ruling.
8.1 The headteacher monitors the effectiveness of this Policy on a regular bases. She also reports to the governing body on the effectiveness of the policy and, if necessary, makes recommendations for further improvements.
8.2 The school keeps a variety of records of incidents of misbehaviour. The class teacher records minor classroom incidents. If felt necessary, on a Behaviour Log which may be used to provide evidence for the Behaviour Team – SENSS or the Educational Psychologist. The headteacher records those incidents where a child is sent to him/her on account of bad behaviour. We also keep a record of any incidents that occur at break or lunchtimes. Lunchtime supervisors give written details of any incident in the Incidents Book that is given to the headteacher each week.
8.3 The headteacher keeps a record of any pupil who is suspended for a fixed-term or who is permanently excluded.
8.4 It is the responsibility of the governing body to monitor the rate of suspensions and exclusions and to ensure that the school policy is administered fairly and consistently.
9.1 The governing body reviews this Policy every annually. The governors may, however, review the policy earlier than this if the
government introduces new regulations, or if the governing body receives recommendations on how the policy might be improved.
Reviewed: January 2011
Reviewed: April 2013