Education and Adoption Bill

Amendments
to be moved
in GRAND committee

Clause 1

LORD WATSON OF INVERGOWRIE

BARONESS MASSEY OF DARWEN

 

Page 1, line 16, at end insert—

“(3)     The governing body must inform the parents of registered pupils
that the school has been notified that it is coasting.”

After Clause 9

LORD WATSON OF INVERGOWRIE

BARONESS MASSEY OF DARWEN

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Inspection of Academy sponsors

Before section 9 of the Academies Act 2010 (impact: new and expanded
educational institution), insert—

“8A Inspection of Academy sponsors

(1)     Before entering into Academy arrangements in relation to a school
to which an Academy order under section 4(A1) or (1)(b) 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, the Secretary of State must receive a report from the
Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills on the
overall performance of the proprietor in performing their functions.

(2)     In preparing the report provided for by subsection (1), the Chief
Inspector may inspect the proprietor of an Academy school in the
performance of the proprietor’s functions under the Education
Acts, the Academy agreement entered into by the proprietor, and
any ancillary functions.

(3)     When requested to do so by the Secretary of State, the Chief
Inspector must conduct an inspection under subsection (1) in
relation to the proprietor specified in the request.

(4)     Such a request may specify particular matters which the Chief
Inspector must inspect.

(5)     Ancillary functions shall include any function that may be carried
out by a local authority.””

Prepared 23rd October 2015