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Index to Children, Schools And Families Bill


 
INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY

OVERALL STRUCTURE OF THE BILL

Part 1: Children and Schools

Part 2: Family Proceedings

Part 3: Miscellaneous and Final Provisions

Schedules

COMMENTARY ON CLAUSES

Clause 1: Pupil and parent guarantees

Clause 2: Procedure for issuing and revising pupil and parent guarantees

Clause 3: Complaints relating to pupil and parent guarantees

Clause 4: Home-school agreements for each pupil

Clause 5: Home-school agreements: parenting contracts and parenting orders

Clause 6: Parental satisfaction surveys

Children with special educational needs etc

Clause 8: Right of appeal against determination by local authority not to amend statement

Exceptional provision for ill or excluded children etc

The Curriculum

Clauses 11 to 14: Personal, Social Health and Economic (PSHE) Education

Clause 11: PSHE in maintained schools

Clause 12: PSHE in Academies etc

Clause 13: Sex and relationships education: manner of provision

Clause 14: Exemption from sex and relationships education

Powers of governing bodies

Clauses 16 to 18: Powers of governing bodies

Clause 16: Power to form company to establish Academy, etc

Clause 17: Powers to assist etc proprietor of Academy and be a member of a foundation

Clause 18: Power to propose new schools

School improvement etc

Clause 20: Provision of information about schools, etc

Clause 21: Schools eligible for intervention: powers of local authority

Clause 22: Schools causing concern: powers of Secretary of State, etc

School teachers’ qualifications

Clause 23: Licence to practise

Clause 24: Requirement to be licensed

Clause 25: Requirements to be qualified, registered and licensed: Academies etc

Home education

Home Education: registration and monitoring

Duty to make arrangements to identify unregistered children, etc

School attendance orders

Clause 27: Power of National Assembly for Wales to make provision by Measure

Local Safeguarding Children Boards

Clause 28: Supply of information requested by LSCBs in England

Clause 29: Supply of information requested by LSCBs in Wales

Clause 30: review by Chief Inspector of performance of LSCBs in England

Youth justice

PART 2: FAMILY PROCEEDINGS

Clause 33: Authorised publication of court orders and judgments

Clause 34: Authorised news publications

Clause 35: Permitting publication for the purposes of section 34: general

Clause 36: Permitting publication for the purposes of section 34: adoption etc

Clause 37: Prohibiting or restricting publication for purposes of section 34

Clause 38: Defences to contempt of court

Clause 39: Appeals against decisions under Section 33 or 34

Clause 40: Power to alter treatment of sensitive personal information

Clause 41: Independent review

Clause 42: Interpretation of Part 2, etc

PART 3: MISCELLANEOUS AND FINAL PROVISIONS

Clause 44: Fees for pre-registration inspections of independent educational institutions

Clause 45: Interpretation of Act

Clause 46: Amendments and repeals

Clause 48 Transitional provision

TERRITORIAL EXTENT AND APPLICATION

Territorial Application: Wales

FINANCIAL EFFECTS AND EFFECTS OF THE BILL ON PUBLIC SECTOR MANPOWER

SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT

COMPATIBILITY WITH THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Clauses 4 and 5: Home-school agreements

Clauses 11 to 14 Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education

Clauses 23 to 25 Licensing of teachers

Clause 26: Home education: England

Clauses 28 and 29: Supply of information requested by LSCBs in England and Wales

Clause 30: Review by Chief Inspector of performance of LSCBs in England

Clause 31 Supervision of Youth Offending Teams etc

Clauses 32-42 Family Proceedings: attendance and reporting

COMMENCEMENT

GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

 
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