[UPDATED]: How to appeal the refusal of primary school places: an intro for parents & carers
On National Primary School Offer Day, parents and carers across the UK find out whether their children have been offered a place at their preferred maintained Primary School. Here’s a quick introduction to appealing refusal decisions and an overview of the new COVID-19 rule changes.
Free Q&A on recent EU children’s rights case in the Upper Tribunal
The Upper Tribunal has taken a significant step forward for the protection of the rights of undocumented EU children in the UK, in the reported case of MS (British citizenship; EEA appeals) Belgium  UKUT 356 (IAC). Download my Q&A for LexisNexis here.
New post for freemovement.org on EU children’s rights case in the Upper Tribunal
The Upper Tribunal has taken a significant step forward for the protection of the rights of undocumented EU children in the UK, in the reported case of MS (British citizenship; EEA appeals) Belgium  UKUT 356 (IAC). Read my coverage of the case for freemovement.org.
Children’s challenge to Hackney SEN budget cuts fails
High Court dismisses an ambitious systemic legal challenge to special educational needs policies in the London borough of Hackney. Here’s why.
Supreme Court shakes up immigration law on the rights of settled children 👏🏽
Full analysis of this landmark judgment sets out fresh guidance for immigration cases on the law of children’s best interests, and the extent to which parental misconduct can be considered in human rights claims involving settled children.
Free resources on the rights of settled children ahead of landmark Supreme Court case
The UK Supreme Court case of KO (Nigeria) is expected to bring further clarity to immigration cases that involve the removal of parents of children who are settled in the UK. Here are some resources on the topic.
FGM protection orders and immigration tribunal proceedings
The interplay between Family Court applications for Female Genital Mutilation Protection Orders and ongoing Immigration Tribunal proceedings has been considered by the High Court in this recent case.
Separate, but (un)equal? How gender-based segregation in co-ed faith schools unlawfully discriminates
The Court of Appeal has found that separating male and female pupils in a co-ed faith school directly discriminates against each child under equalities law. This case could have far-reaching implications for educators and employers.
The 7 year rule: immigration law resources for families with children
Lots of you are searching for the ‘7 year rule’: a Home Office concession relating to children who have lived continuously in the UK for 7 years. Here are my top 7 posts on the topic, all in one place.
The benefits cap on lone parents with children under two is unlawful
In a recent legal challenge, the UK government’s “benefit cap” has come under fire for unlawfully discriminating against lone parents with children under the age of two.