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22/05/19

Thank you , , , and all the many people who made yesterday's Whittington Course such an success. Raising aspiration through 'behind the scenes' visits in London's financial district. Report and pics at https://t.co/wH7lqsWQbf https://t.co/kCbrG3gVRE

20/05/19

Retweetd From BJ Education Lawyers

8 shortlisted to find the best secondary school in the UK & we’re thrilled to be sponsors! Congratulations https://t.co/p9b2jQue3P https://t.co/vwoISnkYXc

20/05/19

Retweetd From Frances Bywater

So proud of my school and the tireless hard work that the staff put in to make a genuinely positive difference to students’ lives! 🙌🙌 https://t.co/AmRbjQukPC

16/05/19

Absolutely delighted to be shortlisted! This is thanks to the hard work from students, staff and parents that support our school. 🤗 https://t.co/Cnb75O0Jpn

10/05/19

We're extremely proud of Judith, Year 7, who won a Literacy Award recently for her entry on the book 'Ruby Tanya'. Judith was presented with her award at Bexley Civic Office in an awards ceremony. Well done, Judith! Read more https://t.co/ebNAZjuQbx https://t.co/g2sRqZEIsM

09/05/19

8 out of 10 of our chicks have hatched so far and we can’t wait to handle them. Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets from the office for a chance to name them! https://t.co/OAS2tj86eC

08/05/19

Happy Hatching Day to our first two chicks! Remember to buy a raffle ticket to win a chance to name them! Mr Shephard wants to call one ‘Piri Piri’ but we’re sure you can be more creative! https://t.co/3P2AJgJ5bo

08/05/19

Our eggs have arrived - we can’t wait to see them hatch! https://t.co/DmogYx0FFj

01/05/19

Really proud of Judith for being chosen as runner-up in the Literacy Awards for her piece inspired by reading Ruby Tanya. Congratulations! Thanks to for organising our entries. https://t.co/Clq37OjaS3

01/05/19

Glad to see others enjoying our Art Gallery space! Thanks to the art team for putting lots of work into updating and maintaining our gallery. https://t.co/SeXi6uI04x

26/04/19

Look at those crowds!! Not that our students were keen to throw wet sponges at members of the Senior Leadership Team... Follow the line to donate to Mr Wheatley’s marathon fund https://t.co/OjhebVonum https://t.co/9cA8JM4Gbn

23/04/19

First day back and year 11 are already stuck into a waking talking mock for English! https://t.co/G4d01F462T

05/04/19

Our year 12s spent Wednesday evening exploring their future options

03/04/19

Exciting scenes at our Knowledge Maestro competition today. Congratulations to the Enterprise and World Studies hubs for being victorious! https://t.co/WUPhri7ZbU

03/04/19

Our Sixth Form is proud to announce its first cohort of students, who will complete their Bronze Awards by the end of the Summer Term. Find out more at https://t.co/1uVwhYNcQS https://t.co/X7eBhy2Xct

03/04/19

From Rudolf Hess to Lady Jane Grey. Year 5 have been learning about famous prisoners in the . This lovely writing is by Debbie. Great drawing too. Loads more great learning for our primary phase students at https://t.co/RA6vmfdHiJ https://t.co/SIrR2yQZqN

03/04/19

In Reception Class this week we have been focusing on our topic . Ilyas is writing a list of picnic food he needs to take to the moon. Vital! And Renee is writing 'rocket sentences' in speech bubbles. Loads more at https://t.co/RA6vmfdHiJ https://t.co/WRY6apsPEu

01/04/19

About to board the mini bus to make our way to the Cory Riverside Energy planet where London’s waste is processed! https://t.co/GjNsomnj1p

01/04/19

Hi from has come in to help us learn about the 3Rs! https://t.co/axdFwQBBOH

29/03/19

Year 10 enjoying a production by today - always a delight to welcome people in! https://t.co/dfsfGMCqhZ

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Accessing School Premises

Schools are private property. People do not have an automatic right to enter. Parents have an ‘implied licence’ to come on to school premises at certain times, for instance:

  • for appointments
  • to attend a school event
  • to drop off or pick up younger children

Parents who conduct them professionally are welcome to attend the academy for the reasons above. However, anyone who breaks our visitor code of conduct will have their ‘implied licence revoked and the individual would be classified as trespassing.

Barring individuals from school premises

Trespassing is a civil offence. This means that the Academy can ask someone to leave and take civil action in the courts if someone trespasses regularly. The Academy will write to regular trespassers to tell them that they are potentially committing an offence.

The academy has the legal right to bar someone from the premises if they feel that their aggressive, abusive or insulting behaviour or language is a risk to staff or pupils. It’s enough for a member of staff or a pupil to feel threatened to bar someone from attending the academy.

The academy will write to the individual and inform them that they’ve been barred or they intend to bar them, in writing. Letters will normally be signed by the headteacher, though in some cases the local authority, academy trust or proprietor may wish to write instead. The Academy will allow the individual concerned to present their side. A school can either:

  • bar them temporarily, until the individual has had the opportunity to formally present their side
  • tell them they intend to bar them and invite them to present their side by a set deadline

After the individual’s side has been heard, the school can decide whether to continue with barring them. The decision will be reviewed within a reasonable time, decided by the Academy and depending on the individual circumstances.

The Department for Education (DfE) does not get involved in individual cases.

Removing individuals from school premises

Section 547 of the Education Act 1996 makes it a criminal offence for a person who is on school premises without legal permission to cause or permit a nuisance or disturbance. Trespassing itself does not constitute a criminal offence.

To have committed a criminal offence, an abusive individual must have been barred from the premises or have exceeded their ‘implied licence’, then also have caused a nuisance or disturbance.

If a school has reasonable grounds to suspect that someone has committed an offence, then they can be removed from the school by a police officer or a person authorised by the appropriate authority such as the:

  • governing board
  • local authority
  • proprietor of that school