Education Appeals - Further Advice and Information

Useful publications

The following publications and websites may be of interest:

  • COSLA Revised code of practice for the constitution and procedures of education appeal committees in Scotland - published July 2001.
  • A-Z of Scots Education Law A Guide for Parents 3rd Edition ISBN 978-011-497346-9
  • Scottish Executive circular 1/2001 Placing Requests for School age Children - http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications
  • Scottish Government circular 8/2003 Exclusion from Schools in Scotland: guidance to Education Authorities - http://www.scotland.gov.uk/publications
  • Scottish Government: A guide for parent on Choosing a School and the placing request system, November 2010 - http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Useful Organisations and Contacts

 

Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland

 

Europa Building, 450 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LG,

Tel: 0141 302 5860 email: asntsinquiries@gov.scot

 

Citizens Advice Scotland

 

Spectrum House, 2 Powderhall Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4GB

 

Tel 0131 550 1000 website www.cas.org.uk

 

European Court of Human Rights

 

Council of Europe, F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France

 

Tel 33 (0)3 88 41 20 10 website www.echr.coe.int

 

Law Society of Scotland

 

26 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7YR

 

Tel 0131 226 7411 website www.lawscot.org.uk

 

Scottish Government Learning Directorate

 

Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ

 

Tel 0131 5568400 website www.scotland.gov.uk

 

Enable

 

1 Wester Shawfair, Danderhall, Midlothian, EH22 1FD

 

Tel 0300 0200 101 website www.enable.org.uk

 

Relevant Legislation

 

The legislation listed can be viewed at http://www.legislation.gov.uk

 

  • Education (Scotland) Act 1980
  • Education (Appeal Committee Procedures) (Scotland) Regulations 1982
  • Education (Placing in Schools) (Scotland) Regulations 1982
  • Education (Lower Primary Class Sizes) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Schools General (Scotland) Regulations 1975
  • Standards in Scotland?s School?s Act 2000
  • The Additional Support for Learning (Placing Requests and Deemed Decisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2005
  • The Education (Additional Support for Learning (Scotland) Act 2005
  • The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2009
  • Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

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