Guidance for local authorities and schools dealing with adults who have legal rights and responsibilities for children at their school.
This is for:
- governing bodies
- school leaders
- school staff
- local authorities
- diocesan boards
It applies to:
- local-authority-maintained schools
- local-authority-maintained nursery schools
- academies and free schools
It is useful for schools and local authorities dealing with adults where each claims to have parental responsibility for a particular child.