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

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

253

Schedule     8,     page     185,     leave out lines 6 to 8.

   

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

261

Schedule     8,     page     187,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '(7) All children or persons of sixth form age are eligible for the purposes of subsection (4)(c) of section 508B of EA 1996.'.


   

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

273

Schedule     9,     page     190,     line     48,     at end insert—

            '(c)   paragraph 6 or 7 (children of compulsory school age who live outside walking distance and for whom no suitable alternative arrangements are made).'.

   

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

274

Schedule     9,     page     190,     line     48,     at end insert—

      '(d) paragraph 9, 10, 11, or 12 (children aged eight or over who are entitled to free school meals).'.


   

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

262

Clause     69,     page     53,     line     45,     leave out from beginning to end of line 10 on page 54.


   

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

268

Clause     71,     page     56,     line     6,     leave out 'amongst other things'.


   

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

263

Clause     73,     page     57,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   Before making regulations under this section the Secretary of State must consult such persons as he considers appropriate.'.

   

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

270

Clause     73,     page     57,     line     29,     leave out 'X' and insert 'contractor'.

   

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

271

Clause     73,     page     57,     line     31,     leave out 'X' and insert 'the contractor'.

   

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

272

Clause     73,     page     57,     line     33,     leave out 'X' and insert 'the contractor'.

   

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

269

Clause     73,     page     57,     line     45,     leave out 'different classes or descriptions of persons' and insert 'persons of different age groups'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

373

Page     56,     line     31,     leave out Clause 73.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

374

Clause     75,     page     59,     line     1,     leave out subsections (2) to (4).


   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

73

Clause     76,     page     60,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   Subsection (4) applies only—

      (a) on the journey to and from school; and

      (b) during work experience placements.'.


   

Jacqui Smith

106

Clause     78,     page     61,     line     3,     after 'school' insert ', except in circumstances where the head teacher has determined that the member of staff is not permitted to impose the penalty on the pupil'.


   

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

264

Clause     79,     page     62,     line     17,     at end insert 'unless the head teacher has previously made known within the school and to parents of registered pupils at the school that the detention of pupils outside normal school hours without notice is one of the measures that may be taken with a view to regulating the conduct of pupils.'.


   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

74

Clause     80,     page     63,     line     13,     at end insert 'and—

      (c) the member of staff has received appropriate training and accreditation in the use of force.'.


   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

75

Clause     82,     page     63,     line     41,     at end insert—'"force" means restrictive physical intervention that is proportionate to the relevant circumstance as set out in section 80(1);'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

375

Clause     90,     page     69,     line     3,     leave out subsections (3) to (6).


   

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

265

Clause     98,     page     74,     line     11,     leave out 'The Office' and insert 'Ofsted'.

   

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

266

Clause     98,     page     74,     line     12,     leave out 'The Office' and insert 'Ofsted'.

   

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

267

Clause     98,     page     74,     line     13,     leave out 'the Office' and insert 'Ofsted'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

376

Clause     105,     page     78,     line     24,     at end add—

    '(5)   The cost of any inspection by or on behalf of the Chief Inspector shall be carried entirely by the Office of the Chief Inspector.

    (6)   No school, whether maintained or independent, shall be charged for inspection, nor be charged for any expenses incurred by the inspectors.'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

377

Clause     109,     page     80,     line     24,     at end add—

    '(5)   The cost of any inspection by or on behalf of the Chief Inspector shall be carried entirely by the Office of the Chief Inspector.

    (6)   No institution shall be charged for an inspection, nor be charged for any expenses incurred by the inspectors.'.


   

Mr Edward Leigh

378

Clause     140,     page     94,     line     29,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   The Secretary of State shall pay to the Office of the Chief Inspector the annual fee and any other such fees as are due by virtue of inspections made of, or on behalf of, local authorities.'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

379

Clause     140,     page     94,     line     32,     leave out subsection (2) and insert—

    '(2)   The Secretary of State may, by regulation, specify the amount of fees he will pay to the Office arising from subsection (1).'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

380

Clause     140,     page     94,     line     35,     leave out subsections (3) to (5).


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 8

Inspection of foundation schools

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC32

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   A foundation school established under the provisions of section 7 or section 9 shall be subject to inspection by OFSTED, provided that—

      (a) the costs of such inspection shall be borne by the Secretary of State; and

      (b) such inspection shall be subject to any regulations that apply to independent schools.

    (2)   But the local education authority and the Secretary of State shall not give any direction in respect of an inspection undertaken pursuant to subsection (1).'.


Abolition of OFSTED

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC38

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools is hereby abolished.

    (2)   That office is to be replaced by a small independent body representing parents' interests.'.


Staffing of independent inspectorate

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC39

To move the following Clause:—

    'The new independent inspectorate established under section [Abolition of OFSTED] is to be staffed by persons having no less than seven years' experience of education, whether as a teacher or a governor, supported by a range of inspectors with at least five years' experience.'.


Frequency of inspections

   

Mr Edward Leigh

NC40

To move the following Clause:—

    'The normal frequency of inspections is to be every eight years, unless academic, discipline or other factors seem to OFSTED to require more frequent inspections of a particular school.'.


   

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

275

Schedule     16,     page     221,     line     10,     after 'subsections' insert '(4) and'

   

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

85

Schedule     16,     page     221,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(4) After subsection (9) insert—

          "(10)   Where changes to a school granted under this chapter make it ineligible for redesignation under the specialist schools programme, the Secretary of State may relax any requirements of that programme."'.

   

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

276

Schedule     16,     page     221,     line     10,     at end insert—

    '(4) After subsection (9) insert—

          "(10)   Where the Secretary of State or the National Assembly for Wales refuses to make an order under this section, he or it shall provide the qualifying body with a certificate setting out the reasons for so refusing.".'.

 
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