This area will include:

  •  DFE guidance and policies
  • Guidance for health services
  • Examples of school specific policies

Resources and Links


DFE Guidance


For local authorities


Ensuring a good education for children who cannot attend school because of health needs Statutory guidance for local authorities January 2013

For schools

 Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school

Statutory guidance about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school.–3


For parents


Help for children with a long-term illness or disability

Illness and your child’s education, your rights and support if you have a disabled child.


Guidance for Health Services


School Specific


What next

Examples of specific hospital education policies