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

238A

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     7,     at end insert 'and

      (d) history.'.

   

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

238B

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     7,     at end insert 'and

      (d) 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.'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

385

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     7,     at end insert 'and

      (d) personal, social and health education.'.

   

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.'.

   

Sarah Teather
Greg Mulholland
Annette Brooke

386

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

    '(4A)   Provision shall be made by the school for any relevant cultural, religious, secular or health considerations of the pupils undertaking the programme of study in the foundation subject referred to in subsection (4)(d).'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

371

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

      '(c) selected by the governors as being equivalent to, or better than qualifications currently approved by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.'.

   

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

431

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

    '(5A)   From the beginning of the school year commencing in 2008, a pupil in the fourth key stage who attained at least level six in assessments in science for the purposes of the National Curriculum at the end of the third key stage shall be entitled to follow a course of study in science which leads to separate qualifications in the three sciences.'.

   

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

432

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

    '(5A)   From the beginning of the school year commencing in 2008, all schools designated as specialist science schools under the specialist schools programme shall offer courses of study which lead to separate qualifications in the three sciences to any pupil in the fourth key stage who achieved at least level six in assessments in science for the purposes of the National Curriculum at the end of the third key stage.'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

439

Clause     61,     page     43,     leave out lines 15 to 24.

   

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

503

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Where a course of study within an entitlement area specified by the Secretary of State under section 85A(1)(b) is to be introduced, all relevant teaching materials must be circulated to schools one full academic year before their introduction.'.

   

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

504

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   Where a course of study within an entitlement area specified by the Secretary of State under section 85A(1)(b) is to be introduced, proper provision must be made for the teaching of modern foreign languages.'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

410

Clause     61,     page     43,     leave out line 36.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

411

Clause     61,     page     43,     leave out line 37.

   

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 Edward Leigh

412

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     41,     leave out '(comprising only that subject)' and insert—

      '(ii) information and communication technology,'.

   

Mr Edward Leigh

413

Clause     61,     page     43,     leave out lines 42 to 47.

   

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 Edward Leigh

372

Clause     61,     page     43,     line     47,     at end insert ', and

      (e) classical Latin and Greek'.

   

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'.

   

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

243

Clause     61,     page     44,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(7)   In this section "suitable standard" means the course of study and the teaching of that course shall be of a standard which should or ought to enable a student of average ability to achieve grades A*, A, B or C at GCSE.'.

   

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

259

Clause     61,     page     44,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   The set of qualifications specified in subsection (1B) are hereby approved under section 98 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 for the purposes of section 96 of that Act.

    (1B)   The set of qualifications referred to in subsection (1A) are the International General Certificate of Secondary Education in any subject awarded by—

      (a) University of Cambridge International Examinations,

      (b) Edexcel International Examinations, or

      (c) any other awarding body that the Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe.'.

   

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

244

Clause     61,     page     44,     line     35,     at end insert 'and'.

   

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

254

Clause     61,     page     44,     leave out lines 37 to 43.

   

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

245

Clause     61,     page     45,     line     3,     leave out from 'school' to end of line 6.

   

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

246

Clause     61,     page     45,     leave out lines 7 to 11.

   

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

229

Clause     61,     page     45,     line     12,     leave out 'in'.

   

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

247

Clause     61,     page     45,     line     16,     at end insert 'other than in the entitlement areas of geography, history and modern foreign languages.'.

 
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