Children and Families Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in grand committee

Clause 20

LORD STOREY

BARONESS WALMSLEY

BARONESS BRINTON

 

Page 18, line 34, after “or” insert “a”

 

Page 18, line 34, leave out from “special” to end of line 35 and insert “provision to
be made for him or her to be able to access education”

Clause 21

BARONESS GREENGROSS

 

Page 19, line 24, leave out subsection (5) and insert—

“(5)   Healthcare provision or social care provision which is provided for the
purposes of education or training of a child or young person in addition to
provision included in subsection (3) and (4), if any, is to be treated as
special educational provision.”

Clause 30

BARONESS HOWARTH OF BRECKLAND

BARONESS MASSEY OF DARWEN

 

Page 25, line 2, at end insert—

“( )   arrangements to assist young people and parents in managing a
personal budget should they choose one”

Clause 58

BARONESS GREENGROSS

 

Page 42, line 42, after “Wales” insert “in Scotland and Northern Ireland”

Clause 62

LORD ADDINGTON

BARONESS WALMSLEY

 

Page 44, line 39, at end insert—

“(g)   apprenticeship training providers”

 

Page 45, line 7, at end insert—

“(d)   in the case of an apprenticeship training provider the proprietor.”

Clause 63

LORD ADDINGTON

BARONESS WALMSLEY

 

Page 45, line 15, at end insert—

“( )   The appropriate authority must designate a member of staff who shall be a
qualified teacher and must have undertaken training to include a
mandatory module on special educational needs, including Specific
Learning Difficulties at the school (to be known as the “SEN co-ordinator”)
as having responsibility for co-ordinating the provision for pupils with
special educational needs.”

After Clause 63

LORD ADDINGTON

BARONESS WALMSLEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Teacher training

(1)   This section imposes duties on the appropriate authorities of the following
schools in England—

(a)   mainstream schools;

(b)   maintained nursery schools.

(2)   The appropriate authority must ensure all new teachers have undertaken
in their teacher training a mandatory module on special educational needs,
including Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).

(3)   The “appropriate authority” for a school is—

(a)   in the case of a maintained school or maintained nursery school, the
governing body;

(b)   in the case of an Academy, the proprietor.”

Clause 64

BARONESS GREENGROSS

 

Page 45, line 30, after “unit” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

 

Page 45, line 32, after “school” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

 

Page 45, line 35, after “school” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

 

Page 45, line 40, at end insert—

“(d)   in the case of institutions in the further education sector, the
governing body or similar”

Clause 65

BARONESS GREENGROSS

 

Page 46, line 2, after “England” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

 

Page 46, line 8, after “school” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

 

Page 46, line 12, at end insert “or institutions within the further education sector”

 

Page 46, line 15, after “school” insert “or institutions within the further education
sector”

After Clause 68

LORD ADDINGTON

BARONESS WALMSLEY

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Screening for specific learning difficulties

(1)   After section 562E(2) of the Education Act 1996 (literacy and numeracy
assessments) insert—

“(2A)    The host authority must make arrangements to ensure that a
detained person undertakes a screening test for dyslexia as soon as
reasonably practicable.””

Clause 85

BARONESS WALMSLEY

LORD RAMSBOTHAM

 

Page 56, line 10, at end insert “and the extent to which the Commissioner has had
due regard to their views”

Prepared 30th July 2013