This case shows us how woefully ineffective the system for reviewing school exclusions is. Daniel was excluded in November 2019, and was not readmitted until 14 months later, after he had fought six separate reviews. He missed so much education that he had to repeat a year of schooling, and all to find out that he should not have been excluded in the first place.
Leading children’s rights experts and play campaigners including the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (part of Just for Kids Law) and Playing Out have written to the Prime Minister calling for England’s lockdown guidelines to allow and encourage children to play outdoors together, as they return to school today.
In 2020, amongst a backdrop of school closures and the selective allocation of school places, some families found for the first time that fighting for the right to go to school can be a draining, frustrating and frightening experience. For some families however, particularly of children with special educational needs, this fight is not limited to coronavirus lockdown. It is lifelong.
As you may know, Just for Kids Law have been working on gaining cross-party support for amendments to the highly controversial Covert Human
As part of our ongoing campaign against the Government’s policy of allowing children to be used as spies by the police and other agencies, Just for
Following months of campaigning and legal action, children’s legal charity Just for Kids Law is pleased to welcome today’s decision from the
We are closed for Christmas from Thursday 24th December at 3pm until 9.30am on Monday 4th January. If you need support, there are a range of organisations you can contact.
In a new report released ahead of Human Rights Day (10 December), 90 children’s charities from across England warn that a number of critical
Following a competitive and open recruitment process, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Louisa McGeehan to the post of Chief Executive Officer at Just for Kids Law.