Education Law Blog

Welcome to the Monckton Chambers Education Law Blog.

The blog is written by specialist barristers from Monckton and covers important developments across the field of education law. It includes:

  • case notes on important judgments, both from Monckton and elsewhere;
  • legislative changes and analysis of their implications, for example in relation to human rights; and
  • commentary on topical issues in education law, such as school closures due to COVID-19.

It is aimed at all those active in this area: solicitors, barristers, law students, children and parents, schools, universities and other FE & HE institutions, local authorities, the Department for Education, Ofsted and other education regulators. To find out more about Education Law at Monckton Chambers click here.


3 Jul, 2020

Government confirms no plans to issue further EHCP modification notices

On 30 April 2020, the Secretary of State for Education published a notice temporarily...
30 Jun, 2020

Third Notice confirms EHCP duty modification continues in July

On 29 June 2020, the Secretary of State for Education published a third Notice...
15 Jun, 2020

Schools reopening: where are we now?

Since primary schools ‘reopened’ for years 1, 2 and 6 on 1 June, the...
1 Jun, 2020

Second Notice confirms EHCP duty modification continues in June

The Secretary of State for Education has published a second Notice which continues to modify...
19 May, 2020

School fees in times of Covid: Tips for schools and parents

The lockdown has posed inordinate challenges for education – with schools and universities adjusting...
18 May, 2020

A2P1 and Access to Education during Covid-19

As the home-time bell rang on 20 March 2020, schools and other educational providers...
15 May, 2020

Teachers threaten to sue over return to work

The teachers’ union NASUWT has threatened to sue local authorities if its members are...
12 May, 2020

Changes to the EHCP regime during Covid-19: a quick guide for parents and representatives

What are the New Regulations? On 1 May 2020, the entitlements of children with...
5 May, 2020

School closure: the impact on children and parents unfolds

Where are we now? Schools in England, along with childcare and other education providers,...