Problems at School: Stand-down (Case 1)
Question 1, Answer: NO, Marie cannot be stood-down for 15 days.
EDUCATION ACT 1989
Students can only be stood-down for 10 days or less in a school year. In addition to this, students can only be stood down for 5 days or less in any one school term. (This does not include the day on which the student was stood-down).
A student who has been stood-down, may return to school automatically, once the stand-down period has ended.