A Year 8 pupil was found to have brought a knife to school. We would normally exclude a pupil who brings a weapon to school, but the parents have argued that we cannot exclude the pupil as she has special needs with an education, health and care plan (EHC plan), citing poor behavioural control. We feel we should exclude to ensure consistency and uphold our behavioural policy.

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