Exclusions and suspensions

The team provides advice and guidance on the exclusion process to head teachers, governors, parents and colleagues for both primary and secondary schools as well as maintaining a database of all exclusions and providing exclusions data as required.

The team also deals with elective home education.

Notifying relevant parties of suspensions (fixed-term exclusions) and permanent exclusions

Updated Local Authority exclusion and suspension notification forms

The notification forms below are in word format and should be emailed to Exclusionsteam@ealing.gov.uk

Exclusion letters

The following are all in word format:

Exclusion model letter templates for high, primary and special schools

Log in to view model letters. If needed, register for an EGfL user account. For help, contact egflwebteam@ealing.gov.uk

CCTV footage

Guidance for schools when considering CCTV footage as evidence for exclusion.

Exclusion data summary reports

The reports provide a summary of exclusion data for Ealing schools, along with a comparison against data in previous years, looking at the number of exclusions by areas such as year group, reason for exclusion, post-code, SEN stage etc. Log in to view:

Primary school summary and comparison 2022/23*
High school summary and comparison 2022/23*

*As a result of consultation, access is currently restricted to head teachers for the relevant phase, who have been notified of passwords via email. As always, we welcome your feedback and suggestions for future reports.


Debby Legg, manager, exclusions and elective home education team
Ben Lundy, exclusions and elective home education support officer
Service tel: 020 8825 5070
Service email: Exclusionsteam@ealing.gov.uk

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Last updated: 11 Apr 2024

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