Statutory guidance for local authorities with responsibility for education and children’s social services functions.
PDF, 252KB, 16 pages
This guidance is for local authorities in England.
It explains the process for:
Statutory guidance sets out what schools and local authorities must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.
This guidance replaces the previous versions, issued in 2005 and 2009.
8 April 2013
Department for Education
Schools: statutory guidance
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