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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 102: Reintegration interviews

497.Subsection (1) introduces a new power which enables regulations to be made by the Secretary of State, and the National Assembly for Wales:


specifying the circumstances in which maintained schools, Academies, city technology colleges and city colleges for the technology of the arts must arrange reintegration interviews with the parents of temporarily excluded pupils; and


specifying the procedures and time limits connected with such an interview.

498.The purpose of such an interview is to engage with the parent and so to assist the reintegration of a pupil excluded for a fixed period and to promote an improvement in his behaviour. Section 99 amends section 21 of the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 to say that a court must take into account the unreasonable failure by a parent to attend a reintegration interview when deciding whether to make a parenting order.

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