SCHOOL PROBLEMS: Find out the best way to make a complaint about a school or a childminder.
Learn how to deal with common problems that children have while they get their education.
This section includes information on troublesome issues like exam results and poor grades. Find out the steps for dealing with child illnesses during the school term and holiday dates.
This component also covers the best way to communicate with the head and teaching staff.
There are proper procedures for dealing with school problems and incidents. This is especially true about child bullying and discipline laws. Your local council may provide extra support for pupils with medical conditions.
How to Deal with School Problems Guide
Appeal an Exam Result
You can appeal an exam result or coursework at a school or college. If you still believe that the result or qualification is incorrect an appeal may result in a remarking.
Bullying at School
United Kingdom law deals with illegal bullying and the worst of school bullies. Find out what parents can do about bullying at school and how to report a bully.
Complain About a School
Check which complaints process you need to follow to complain about a school or a childminder. The section explains the procedure for protesting about staff behaviour in schools.
Discipline and Exclusions
Learn about school discipline rules and exclusions policies. Teachers and parents will also find essential guidance about pupil punishment for bad behaviour.
Health and Safety in Schools
The health and safety for school children extends outside normal schooling hours. The same rules also represent child safety on school field trips or other activities.
Illness and Child Education
Serious illness can affect your child’s education. Support is available for children who cannot go to school because of a poor health condition.
Schools will close if there is an emergency, such as severe weather. You can check school closings in your local area via the council website.
Schools and Education
The system and the environment nurtures young children into adolescence. Learn how schools and school-age education function in the United Kingdom.