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Arrangements to be put in place following the end of the Department for Education Trial on Permanent Exclusion and Alternative Provision

When YPSS was closed the money previously used for the Service was devolved to the Secondary Schools, they agreed to take legal responsibility for Permanent Exclusions as part of the DfE Trial.  The Trial ends in July’14, an alternative mechanism to manage the Permanently Excluded students need to be put in place.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/12/2013

Decision due: 11 Feb 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Laura Mayes, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Education, and Skills laura.mayes@wiltshire.gov.uk

Contact: Carolyn Godfrey, Corporate Director Email: carolyn.godfrey@wiltshire.gov.uk Tel: 01225 713750.

Consultation process

The Headteachers would like to continue to manage the Alternative Provision and Permanent exclusions themselves. A group of Headteachers have worked with LA staff from EOTAS; legal ;finance and admissions to evaluate the impact of the Trial and agree a robust Service level Agreement to carry forward the present arrangements.


  • Evaluation of the DfE Trial within Wiltshire.  
  • Report prepared for Children’s Select Committee.  
  • Nfer first National Evaluation.  
  • Draft Service Level Agreement.  




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