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Education (Disability Strategies and Pupils' Educational Records) (Scotland) Act 2002

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2Accessibility strategies: education of children under school age etc. outwith schools

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(1)Each accessibility strategy prepared by an education authority shall, in relation to each place, other than a school, at which the authority provide school education for pupils, include a strategy for, over a period prescribed by regulations—

(a)increasing the extent to which pupils with a disability can participate in the school education provided at that place or those places;

(b)improving the physical environment of the place, or places, in relation to which the strategy is prepared for the purpose of increasing the extent to which pupils with a disability are able to take advantage of education and associated services provided or offered at such place or places; and

(c)improving communication with pupils with a disability and, in particular, improving the communication to pupils with a disability—

(i)within a reasonable time; and

(ii)in ways which are determined after taking account of their disabilities and any preferences expressed by them or their parents,

of information which is provided in writing for pupils, or persons who may be admitted as pupils, who do not have a disability.

(2)In subsection (1) above, the references to pupils and to pupils with a disability are references only to persons of that description—

(a)who are under school age; or

(b)who are of school age and are travelling people.

(3)In subsection (2) above, “travelling people” means persons of nomadic habit of life, whatever their race or origin.

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