Departmental advice for headteachers, governing bodies, teachers, parents and pupils on good behaviour in schools.
This departmental advice is for:
- governing bodies
- school staff
It applies to:
- maintained schools
- academies and free schools
This advice ensures schools have the powers they need to provide a safe and structured environment in which teachers can teach and children can learn.
It includes information on the legal powers and duties that govern behaviour and attendance in school and explains how they apply to teachers, governing bodies, pupils and parents.