Absolutely agree with your decision on this. We try to encourage schools to let us know in advance if they have children in the group with special requirements. All too often the information is not forthcoming until we turn up on the day to deliver. These children should attract Pupil Premium funding so it's worth suggesting that the school could use some of this to put some extra resource into the training. An extra instructor or two so that they can work in smaller groups, or perhaps an additional one to one session in advance of the main training date? Ultimately though it the child simply doesn't understand the dangers on the road or isn't capable of making safe decisions, then sending them home with a certificate that says they do is asking for trouble, and potentially even legal action from a parent should the worst happen. How a headteacher cannot see this is beyond me to be honest.
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