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Academies Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

Clause 1

LORD LUCAS

Page 2, line 2, at end insert “and includes specified elements”

Page 2, line 2, at end insert “and includes teaching about the precepts of all major religions in the United Kingdom”

Page 2, line 2, at end insert—

“( ) substantial freedom is given to the school to innovate;”

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“( ) the agreement includes roles for the composition and continuance of the governing body;”

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“( ) the school has given undertakings with regard to working in partnership with other schools;”

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“( ) the school has accepted conditions for its admission arrangements, and in particular a requirement that no more than 50% of pupils may be selected on the basis of their faith;”

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“( ) the school has accepted conditions as to its admission arrangements, and in particular a requirement that at least 20% of pupils be selected on the basis of a ballot (with or without banding by ability) alone;”

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“( ) the school is given the option of making arrangements for the funding of special educational needs (SEN) or school transport other than through its local education authority;”

After Clause 8

LORD LUCAS

Insert the following new Clause—

“Academy proprietors: freedom of information

In Schedule 1 (Public authorities) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 after Part IV insert—

“Part IVA Academies

56A A qualifying Academy proprietor, within the meaning of section 8(2) of the Academies Act 2010, when exercising functions under that Act.””