Janet Downs: “It might be best if you looked elsewhere”: the Children’s Commissioner describes the ways schools can deter pupils they don’t want.
“It might be best if you looked elsewhere”. That’s what one school told a parent of a child with special needs (SEN), said the Children’s Commissioner*. The Children’s Commissioner heard evidence of how schools deter SEN children and said parents of SEN pupils had been put off from applying for a school place because of “negative messages”. It wasn’t ... read more and comment →
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