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Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2002

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

(2)    

The local education authority shall be obliged to issue quarterly reports to each

 

student council, and to respond to any comments received from each council.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State shall issue regulations relating to the composition and

 

election of a student council, and to respond to any comments received from each

 

council.

 

(4)    

In this section “educational institution” has the same meaning as in section 13.’.

 


 

Additional education maintenance allowance: orphans

 

Philip Davies

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State shall by regulations make provision for all local education

 

authorities to provide all orphans resident within their area with an allowance, in

 

addition to any other benefits they receive, of no less than £100 per week and no

 

more than £200 per week (to increase in accordance with the Retail Price Index

 

each year) if they carry on in full-time education from the age of 16 until the age

 

of 21.’.

 


 

Careers education

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Adam Afriyie

 

Tim Loughton

 

Total signatories: 9

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Mr Rob Wilson

 

Angela Watkinson

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State shall commission an independent review into the

 

effectiveness of the provision of careers advice in England and the

 

appropriateness of a single all-age advice and guidance service as established in

 

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2003

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

Selection by aptitude

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

No new or existing maintained school shall select pupils by aptitude.

 

(2)    

For the purposes of this section, “maintained school” includes all Academies,

 

Specialist, Trust or Foundation Schools.’.

 


 

Parental right to secure attendance at nearest school

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall by regulations make such provision as he considers

 

necessary which may include the repeal, amendment or revocation of any

 

legislation enacted prior to the coming into effect of this Act, for the purposes of

 

giving full effect to the principle set out in subsection (2).

 

(2)    

The principle referred to in subsection (1) is that the admission authority for each

 

maintained school, following the commencement of a school year on or after 1st

 

August 2011, shall admit all pupils on whose behalf the parent has stated a

 

preference and demonstrated that the school is the nearest to the pupil’s home.’.

 


 

Retention of selection by ability or aptitude after parent ballot

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Paul Holmes

 

NC20

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall by regulations make such provision as he considers

 

necessary which may include the repeal, amendment or revocation of any

 

legislation enacted prior to the coming into effect of this Act, for the purposes of

 

giving full effect to the principle set out in subsection (2).

 

(2)    

The principle referred to in subsection (1) is that no admission arrangements for

 

any school providing secondary education may, following the commencement of

 

a school year on or after 1st August 2011 continue to make provision for the

 

selection of pupils by ability or aptitude other than under section 101 of the

 

School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (Permitted selection: pupil banding)

 

unless the continuation of such selection has been approved in a ballot of parents


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2004

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

of pupils attending primary schools from which such pupils may by choice of

 

their parents transfer.’.

 


 

Abolition of selection by ability before the age of 14

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Paul Holmes

 

NC21

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall by regulations make such provision as he considers

 

necessary which may include the repeal, amendment or revocation of any

 

legislation enacted prior to the coming into effect of this Act, for the purposes of

 

giving full effect to the principle set out in subsection (2).

 

(2)    

The principle referred to in subsection (1) is that no admission arrangements for

 

any school providing secondary education shall, following the commencement of

 

a school year on or after 1st August 2011 make provision for the selection of

 

pupils under the age of 14 years by ability or aptitude other than under section 101

 

of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (Permitted selection: pupil

 

banding).’.

 


 

School admissions: cessation of selection

 

Mr David Chaytor

 

Paul Holmes

 

NC22

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘After the school year commencing on or after 1st August 2011, the following

 

shall cease to have effect—

 

(1)    

sections 99 to 100, and 102 to 109 of the School Standards and Framework Act

 

1998 (c.31), and

 

(2)    

subsection (1)(b) of section 39 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006

 

(c.40).’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2005

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

new Clauses, and amendments to Clauses, relating to the application of

 

Part 1 to persons in Wales

 

Nia Griffith

 

149

 

Page  1,  line  7  [Clause  1],  after ‘England’, insert ‘and Wales’.

 


 

remaining proceedings on consideration

 

Learning and support contracts

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Mr David Laws

 

Angela Watkinson

 

Total signatories: 7

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies where a person to whom this Part applies (“the young

 

person”) is failing to fulfil the duty imposed by section 2.

 

(2)    

A local education authority in England may enter into a learning and support

 

contract with the young person if—

 

(a)    

the young person is resident in England, and

 

(b)    

the authority considers that entering into the learning and support

 

contract would be desirable in the interests of the young person’s

 

fulfilment of that duty.

 

(3)    

A learning and support contract is a document which contains—

 

(a)    

a statement by the young person that the young person agrees to comply

 

with such requirements as may be specified in the document for such

 

period as so may be specified, and

 

(b)    

a statement by the local education authority that it agrees to provide

 

support to the young person for the purpose of complying with those

 

requirements.

 

(4)    

A learning and support contract must be signed by the young person, and signed

 

on behalf of the local education authority.

 

(5)    

A learning and support contract does not create any obligations in respect of

 

whose breach any liability arises in contract or tort.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2006

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

Learning and support contracts (No. 2)

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies where a person to whom this Part applies (“the young

 

person”) is failing to fulfil the duty imposed by section 2.

 

(2)    

A local education authority in England may enter into a learning and support

 

contract with a young person—

 

(a)    

if the young person is resident in that authority’s area; and

 

(b)    

the authority considers that entering into the learning and support

 

contract would be desirable in the interests of the young person’s

 

fulfilment of that duty.

 

(3)    

A learning and support contract is a document which contains—

 

(a)    

a statement by the young person that the young person agrees to comply

 

with such requirements as may be specified in the document for such

 

period as so may be specified; and

 

(b)    

a statement by the local education authority that it agrees to provide

 

support to the young person for the purpose of complying with those

 

requirements.

 

(4)    

A learning and support contract must be signed by the young person, and signed

 

on behalf of the local education authority.

 

(5)    

A learning and support contract does not create any obligations in respect of

 

whose breach any liability arises in contract or tort.’.

 


 

Duty to assess education and training provision

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A local education authority in England must prepare assessments of the

 

sufficiency of the provision of education and training provision in their area

 

(“education and training assessments”).

 

(2)    

The first education and training assessment must be prepared before the end of

 

the period of one year beginning with the commencement of this section.

 

(3)    

Subsequent education and training assessments must be prepared at intervals not

 

exceeding three years.

 

(4)    

The authority must keep an education and training assessment prepared by them

 

under review until the education and training assessment is superseded by a

 

further education and training assessment.

 

(5)    

Regulations may make provision requiring an education and training

 

assessment—

 

(a)    

to deal with prescribed matters, or be prepared according to prescribed

 

criteria;

 

(b)    

to be in the prescribed form; and


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2007

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

(c)    

to be published in the prescribed manner.

 

(6)    

In preparing an education and training assessment and keeping it under review, a

 

local education authority in England must—

 

(a)    

consult such persons, or persons of such a description, as may be

 

prescribed; and

 

(b)    

have regard to any guidance given from time to time by the Secretary of

 

State.’.

 


 

Duty to secure sufficient and diverse education and training provision

 

Mr David Laws

 

Stephen Williams

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A local education authority in England must secure, as far as is reasonably

 

practicable, that the provision of education and training is sufficient to meet the

 

requirements of young persons in their area.

 

(2)    

In determining for the purposes of subsection (1) whether the provision of

 

education and training is sufficient to meet those requirements, a local

 

authority—

 

(a)    

must have regard to the needs of young persons in their area for a diverse

 

range of academic and vocational provision,

 

(b)    

must have regard to the provision of education and training which is

 

suitable for disabled young persons and those with learning difficulties,

 

and

 

(c)    

may have regard to any education and training which they expect to be

 

available outside their area.

 

(3)    

In discharging its duty under subsection (1), a local education authority must have

 

regard to any guidance given from time to time by the Secretary of State.

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) so as to modify the

 

matters to which a local education authority must or may have regard in

 

determining whether the provision of education and training is sufficient.

 

(5)    

In this section—

 

“young person” means a person aged 16 to 18 years;

 

“disabled young person” means a young person who has a disability for the

 

purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50).’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 9th May 2008                     

2008

 

Education and Skills Bill, continued

 
 

Annual consultation with employers’ organisations

 

Michael Gove

 

Mr David Willetts

 

Mr Nick Gibb

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Adam Afriyie

 

Tim Loughton

 

Total signatories: 9

 

Mrs Maria Miller

 

Mr Rob Wilson

 

Angela Watkinson

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘On each anniversary of the coming into force of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of this Act,

 

the Secretary of State shall consult—

 

(a)    

the Confederation of British Industry,

 

(b)    

the Institute of Directors,

 

(c)    

the British Chambers of Commerce, and

 

(d)    

the Federation of Small Businesses,

 

to assess the effect the provisions in this Chapter have had in the previous twelve

 

months, on the employment market for 16 and 17 year old people.’.

 


 

Participation in vocational education

 

Philip Davies

 

NC23

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A pupil who has completed three years of secondary education may leave school

 

in order to pursue full-time vocational education elsewhere if the conditions in

 

subsection (2) are satisfied.

 

(2)    

Those conditions are that the pupil—

 

(a)    

has the written permission of their parent or guardian not to continue in

 

full-time education at school;

 

(b)    

has the written permission of the head teacher of the school at which they

 

are registered as a pupil not to continue in full-time education at school;

 

and

 

(c)    

has achieved level 5 at key stage 3 in English, mathematics and science.’.

 



 
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