Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in grand committee

After Clause 23

LORD PATEL

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Suitable education for children and young people

(1)   Section 19 of the Education Act 1996 (exceptional provision of education in
pupil referral units or elsewhere) is amended as follows.

(2)   After subsection (5) insert—

“(5A)    Suitable education for children and young people means—

(a)   good quality education regardless of personal circumstance
or education setting,

(b)   appropriate and tailored support to overcome barriers and
meet a child or young person’s individual needs,

(c)   education suitable to the child or young person’s age, ability
and to any social and emotional or special educational
needs he or she may have, and

(d)   enabling children and young people to maintain academic
progression and attainment, and allow them to thrive and
prosper in the education system.”

(3)   Omit subsection (6).”

Clause 79

BARONESS LISTER OF BURTERSETT

LORD LESTER OF HERNE HILL

 

Page 53, leave out lines 2 to 5 and insert—

“(1)   For the purposes of section 2(1), the rights of children include the
rights in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.”

Prepared 24th July 2013