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(i)    

promotes high standards,

 

(ii)    

ensures fair access to opportunity for education and

 

training, and

 

(iii)    

promotes the fulfilment of learning potential by every

 

person in attendance at an Academy sponsored by the

 

Academy sponsor,

 

(iv)    

meets the needs of disabled pupils and pupils who have

 

special educational needs.

 

(2)    

The duty in subsection (1) does not apply where an Academy sponsor

 

sponsors a single school.””

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Currently the law does not provide specifically for the Ofsted inspection on academy sponsors,

 

sometimes referred to as Academy Chains, or Multi Academy trusts. This new clause corrects that

 

omission.

 


 

Louise Haigh

 

NC3

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Consultation about identity of Academy sponsor in all cases

 

After section 5 of the Academies Act 2010 insert—

 

“5B    

Consultation about identity of Academy sponsor in all cases

 

(1)    

This section applies where an Academy order under section 4(A1) has

 

effect in respect of any maintained school.

 

(2)    

Before entering into Academy arrangements in relation to the school the

 

Secretary of State must consult the following about the identity of the

 

person with whom the arrangements are to be entered into—

 

(a)    

the school’s governing body,

 

(b)    

the local authority,

 

(c)    

the Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and

 

Schools,

 

(d)    

parents of registered pupils at the school,

 

(e)    

the teaching and other staff of the school,

 

(f)    

registered pupils at the school, and

 

(g)    

any other such persons as he thinks appropriate.””

 



 
 

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Louise Haigh

 

NC4

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Inspection of Academy sponsors in certain cases

 

After section 4 of the Academies Act 2010 insert—

 

“4B    

Inspection of Academy sponsors in certain cases

 

(1)    

The Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills may

 

inspect the overall performance of any Academy proprietor in

 

performing their functions under an Academy agreement, and any

 

ancillary functions.

 

(2)    

When requested to do so by the Secretary of State, the Chief Inspector

 

must conduct an inspection under this section in relation to the person

 

specified in the request.

 

(3)    

Such a request may specify particular matters which the Chief Inspector

 

must inspect.

 

(4)    

Ancillary functions shall include any function that may be carried on by

 

a local education authority.

 

(5)    

Before entering into Academy arrangements in relation to a school to

 

which an Academy order under section 4(A1) has had effect with an

 

Academy proprietor with whom the Secretary of State has existing

 

Academy arrangements in relation to one or more other schools, he must

 

receive a report from the Chief Inspector on the overall performance of

 

the proprietor in performing their functions.””

 

 

Order of the House [22 JUNE 2015]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Education and Adoption Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 14 July 2015.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.


 
 

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Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the Committee [30 June 2015]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 8.55 am on Tuesday 30

 

June meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 30 June;

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 2 July;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 7 July;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 9 July;

 

(e)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 14 July;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

Dr Rebecca Allen, Reader in

 
  

than 9.50 am

Economics of Education at the

 
   

Department of Quantitative

 
   

Social Science, University

 
   

College London

 
   

Professor Becky Francis,

 
   

Professor of Education and

 
   

Social Justice, King’s College

 
   

London

 
   

Robert Hill, Visiting Senior

 
   

Research Fellow, King’s College

 
   

London

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

Association of School and

 
  

than 10.50 am

College Leaders

 
   

Harris Federation

 
   

Local Government Association

 
   

National Governors’ Association

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

Dr Tim Coulson, Regional

 
  

than 11.25 am

Schools Commissioner, East of

 
   

England and North-East London

 
   

WISE Academies

 
   

The Education Endowment

 
   

Foundation

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

The Adoption Leadership Board

 
  

than 3.10 pm

  
   

Coram

 
   

Consortium of Voluntary

 
   

Adoption Agencies

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

Adoption UK

 
  

than 3.40 pm

  
   

Adoption Link

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

The Adolescent and Children’s

 
  

than 4.25 pm

Trust (TACT)

 
   

Association of Directors of

 
   

Children’s Services Ltd

 
   

Adoption Focus

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

National Association of Head

 
  

than 4.40 pm

Teachers

 
 

Tuesday 30 June

Until no later

Department for Education

 
  

than 5.45 pm

  

 
 

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(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clause 13; Clauses 2 to 12; Clause 1; Clauses 14 to 18; new

 

Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 14 July.

 


 
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