Types of complaints
There are different ways to complain in England depending on whether your child:
Schools may not consider complaints about behaviour that happens outside the school’s hours or premises – check the school’s behaviour policy.
There are different ways to:
- complain about schools in Scotland
- complain about schools in Wales
- complain about schools in Northern Ireland
Other types of complaint
For some types of complaint you need to contact a different agency.
|Who to contact
|Information Commissioner’s Office
|Equality Advisory and Support Service
|An employment tribunal
|Exam malpractice or maladministration (SATs)
|Standards and testing agency
|Exam malpractice or maladministration (secondary school)
|Ofqual and the awarding body
You can get free legal advice about schooling and education from Child Law Advice.