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The Uzman
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The rights of schoolchildren and students with disabilities

The Equality Act 2010 has comprehensive provisions in place relating to preventing discrimination in UK schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions. The statute states that educational institutions must provide “reasonable adjustments” for pupils and students with disabilities to prevent them from being placed at a disadvantage by their disability.  Before attending any such institution, […]

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How can I remove my child from their independent school?

In the case of any dispute between the parent or guardian of a child and an independent school, there are a few basic rules that should always be respected: – If you are unhappy with any aspect of your child’s education, make sure to put your complaints in writing, in email or letter. – Always […]

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Ask Yonca abla: Cheat or tell the truth?

Dear Yonca abla,  I married young – 19 years old – to a lovely man that I and my parents adored. We’ve been together 18 years and have three gorgeous children who are now aged 16, 14 and 10. My husband has always done right by me and our family, yet over the past few […]

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Bad AS and A Level results? What to do if you didn’t make the grade

Last week, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in England, Northern Ireland and Wales received their AS and A Level results. Despite a marginal fall in A* and A grades for the fifth year running, there have been a record number of places offered at UK universities. Indeed, the UCAS clearing service have confirmed that 424,000 […]