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Clare, Family Solicitor
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Are schools legally entitled to question children about their

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Are schools legally entitled to question children about their personal hygiene without the permission of their parent or guardian. These are Primary 10 year olds
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How long has the child attended that school?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

he is in his 4th year at this school

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
What they have done is not illegal - but frankly it seems unkind and odd that they did not speak to the parents first if there was some perceived problem.
It certainly merits a complaint to the Headteacher and the school of governors - but unfortunately there is no legal ground for action
Please ask if you need further details
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