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Duties of the Schools Commissioner|
NC25To move the following Clause:
'(1) The Schools Commissioner shall establish and make publicly available a list of potential trustees whom he has approved as appropriate for the role in accordance with guidance from the Secretary of State.
(2) A local education authority shall not consider any proposals under sections 7, 9 or 10 or alterations under sections 17 or 20 made by organisations other than those approved and listed by the Schools Commissioner.
(3) School governing bodies shall not enter negotiations or foundation agreements with trustee partners who have not been approved by the Schools Commissioner.'.
Requirements as to composition of governing bodies
NC26To move the following Clause:
'(1) The governing body of a maintained school, Academy, city technology college or city college for the technology of the arts may comprise
Duties with respect to young carers
Mr David Willetts
NC27To move the following Clause:
'(1) A child or young person is a "young carer" for the purposes of this section if he carries out caring tasks and assumes a level of responsibility for another person which would normally be taken by an adult.
(2) The headteacher of a maintained school shall nominate a staff member who shall be responsible for identifying young carers, assessing their educational needs and promoting their well-being.
(3) A local education authority shall have a duty to promote co-operation between schools and persons or bodies providing services or exercising functions in relation to adults with a view to supporting children with parents who have health or substance misuse problems, or a disability.
(4) Where the Chief Inspector carries out an inspection of a maintained school or local authority he shall inspect the performance by it of its functions under this section.'.
Local education plans
NC28To move the following Clause:
'(1) A local education authority must prepare a local education plan for its area.
(2) The following matters must be included in a local education plan
(5) Any person who is affected by a local education plan may make representations to the local education authority.
(6) The authority must
(8) The Secretary of State must refer any representations under subsection (7) to an adjudicator who shall report his findings to the Secretary of State.
(9) After the Secretary of State has considered the adjudicator's findings he may, if he sees fit, direct the authority to amend its local education plan.
(10) A local education authority must review its local education plan every four years.
(11) In this section "school" means
Areas of social deprivation
NC29To move the following Clause:
'(1) This section applies to any area designated in a local education plan as an area of social deprivation.
(2) The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe the criteria to be used by a local education authority in determining whether to designate any part of its area as an area of social deprivation.
(3) The Secretary of State and the local education authority must exercise their powers with a view to ensuring that each school within an area of social deprivation receives resources which are sufficient to meet the educational needs of the children which it serves and to enable those children to achieve their full potential.
(4) In this section "school" means
Professional standards for teachers
Mr Gordon Marsden
NC30To move the following Clause:
Permanent exclusion of pupils
Mr Gordon Marsden
NC31To move the following Clause:
'(1) This section applies in relation to the permanent exclusion of a disabled pupil or a pupil with special educational needs by any school at which education is provided for him.
(2) No such pupil shall be excluded unless a review has been held of
Funding of secondary schools
NC32To move the following Clause:
'(1) The Secretary of State and the local education authority must exercise their powers with a view to ensuring that any secondary school whose intake is drawn disproportionately from children of average and below-average ability receives resources which are sufficient to meet the educational needs of the children which it serves and to enable those children to achieve their full potential.
(2) In this section "school" means
Role of the Schools Commissioner
Mr Gordon Marsden
NC35To move the following Clause:
'(1) The Schools Commissioner shall promote fair access, choice, and diversity for all maintained schools.
(2) The Schools Commissioner shall provide advice and assistance to governing bodies and local education authorities in respect of
(4) The Schools Commissioner shall monitor the collaboration and co-operation among new foundation schools.
(5) The Schools Commissioner shall report annually to both Houses of Parliament and, in particular, to the Education and Skills Committee of the House of Commons on his responsibilities and on his annual report.'.