Tackling illegal schools – Tom Tabori (Local Government Lawyer)

Tackling illegal schools – Tom Tabori (Local Government Lawyer)

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Councils have been calling for greater powers to tackle illegal schools. Tom Tabori examines some of the issues raised.

A school must be registered with the Department for Education (“DfE”) where it provides full time primary or secondary education to five or more children of compulsory school age. The proprietor of a school that operates without registering commits a criminal offence carrying a maximum 51 week sentence and unlimited fine.

To view the full article, please click here.

To also read Tom’s article on “How we should crack down on illegal schools” in iNews, please click here.

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