Care and Control of Pupils policies
This policy has been prepared for the support of all teaching and support staff who come into contact with pupils and for volunteers working within the school to explain the school’s arrangements for care and control. Its contents are available to parents and pupils. A statement about the Schools Discipline and Behaviour policy is made to parents in the School prospectus. This statement includes information on the use of reasonable force to control and restrain pupils.
The policy has been developed in response to the recommendations of Circular 10/98 “The Use of Force to Control or Restrain Pupils”, issued following the enactment of Section 550A of the 1996 Education Act It also follows the policies of Lancashire Education and Cultural Services Committee.