Amendments proposed to the Education and Inspections Bill - continued House of Commons

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REMAINING NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 3

Maintained schools to become independent charitable trusts

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC13

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   All maintained schools shall become independent charitable trusts.

    (2)   The Secretary of State must make regulations to give effect to subsection (1).

    (3)   Regulations under subsection (2) must provide for the trusts established in pursuance of subsection (1) to be funded on the same basis as grant-maintained schools established under the provisions of the Education Reform Act 1988.'.


Foundation schools: independence of governing bodies from foundations

   

Mr David Chaytor

NC17

To move the following Clause:—

    'The instrument of government for a foundation or foundation special school established pursuant to proposals made under section 7 may not provide for the majority of governors to be foundation governors nor may any alteration be made pursuant to proposals published under section 18 to the instrument of government of any foundation or foundation special school so as to provide for the majority of governors to be foundation governors.'.


Powers of local education authority in respect of support services

   

Mr David Chaytor

NC18

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A local eduction authority in England may make such provision as it thinks fit to ensure the availability to schools maintained by it of education and child-related support services.

    (2)   Services made available under this section may include—

      (a) services for children with special educational needs, looked after children and children educated otherwise than in school;

      (b) behaviour support services;

      (c) educational psychology services;

      (d) curriculum advisory services; and

      (e) such other services as the authority may consider desirable.'.


Maintained schools to become grant-maintained schools

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC19

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   All maintained schools shall become grant-maintained schools within the meaning of the Education Reform Act 1988.

    (2)   Local education authorities shall cease to play any part in the allocation of school funding.

    (3)   The Secretary of State must make regulations to give effect to subsections (1) and (2).'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

165

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     14,     leave out from 'governed' to 'or' in line 15.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

162

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     17,     at end insert 'or

      (d) that the school fails to deliver improved well-being for all pupils in that school.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

173

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     17,     at end insert 'or

      (d) that OFSTED has graded the school as no better than satisfactory or poor.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

174

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     17,     at end insert 'or

      (d) the value added measure of the school's performance lies within the fourth quartile compared to the value added measures of all schools nationally.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

175

Clause     47,     page     35,     line     17,     at end insert 'or

      (d) that for the years 2006 and 2007 fewer than 25 per cent. of pupils achieve five or more GCSEs at grades A* to C including both English and mathematics, or

      (e) that from 2008 onwards fewer than 30 per cent. or more of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at grades A* to C including both English and mathematics.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

163

Clause     47,     page     36,     line     17,     at end add—

        ' "well-being", in relation to a pupil, means his well-being so far as it relates to—

      (h) physical and mental health and emotional well-being;

      (i) protection from harm and neglect;

      (j) education, training and recreation;

      (k) the contribution made by him to society; and

      (l) social and economic well-being.'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

172

Clause     50,     page     37,     line     11,     after 'school' insert 'but may not be the local education authority itself.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

164

Clause     50,     page     37,     line     35,     at end add, 'and any fees payable under the contract shall be funded by the local authority from funds not within the schools budget.'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

166

Clause     51,     page     38,     line     5,     after 'aided' insert 'or foundation'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

167

Clause     51,     page     38,     line     19,     after 'aided' insert 'or foundation'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

168

Clause     51,     page     38,     line     39,     after 'aided' insert 'or foundation'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

169

Clause     51,     page     38,     line     44,     after 'aided' insert 'or foundation'.


   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

171

Schedule     6,     page     172,     line     28,     leave out sub-paragraph (2).


   

Mr Edward Leigh

349

Clause     61,     page     42,     leave out line 29.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

238

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     7,     at end insert—

      '(d) history, and

      (e) modern foreign languages, comprising any modern foreign language specified in an order made by the Secretary of State or, if the order so specifies, any modern foreign language.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

257

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   In relation to modern foreign languages the programme of study specified by the National Curriculum shall, in addition to any other topics that may be included, contain the following—

      (a) formal grammar and morphology;

      (b) translation from English into the foreign language.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

81

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   A pupil in the fourth key stage is entitled, if he so elects, to follow a course of study in science that leads to separate qualifications in—

      (a) biology,

      (b) chemistry, and

      (c) physics.'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

258

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(8)   In relation to the teaching of each core subject for the fourth key stage, a maintained school shall make provision for—

      (a) accelerated or enriched course of study designed to stretch higher ability pupils within the school;

      (b) courses of study for pupils of lower ability designed to reduce differences between the attainment of lower and average ability pupils.

    (9)   The National Curriculum for England may specify programmes of study in relation to the courses of study under subsection (8).'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

239

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     28,     leave out from 'in' to 'entitlement' in line 29 and insert 'one or more subjects within each'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

84

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     29,     leave out 'four'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

82

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     40,     at end insert—

      '(aa) sciences, comprising—

      (i) biology,

      (ii) chemistry, and

      (iii) physics,'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

83

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     40,     at end insert—

      '(aa) English literature (comprising only that subject),'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

240

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     46,     after 'State', insert ', which shall include standard Mandarin, modern standard Arabic and Castilian Spanish,'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

241

Clause     61,     page     44,     line     11,     after 'him' insert 'to a suitable standard'.

   

Mr David Willetts
Mr Nick Gibb
Mr John Hayes
Mr David Evennett

242

Clause     61,     page     44,     line     15,     after 'him' insert 'to a suitable standard'.

 
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