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After section 2 of the 2000 Act insert—
(1)The Scottish Ministers must endeavour to ensure that—
(a)schools managed by education authorities,
(b)grant-aided schools, and
(c)hostels provided and maintained by education authorities for pupils,
(2)An education authority must endeavour to ensure that—
(a)schools managed by them, and
(b)hostels provided and maintained by them for pupils,
(3)The managers of a grant-aided school must endeavour to ensure that the school is health-promoting.
(4)In carrying out the duty imposed by subsection (2) or (3), an education authority or, as the case may be, the managers of a grant-aided school must have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers for the purposes of this section.
(5)In this section, a school or hostel is “health-promoting” if it provides (whether on its own or in conjunction with Health Boards, parents or any other person)—
(b)an environment and facilities,
which promote the physical, social, mental and emotional health and well-being of pupils in attendance at the school or residing in the hostel.”.
In section 5 of the 2000 Act (education authority’s annual statement of education improvement objectives)—
(a)in subsection (1), for “duty under section” substitute “duties under sections 2A(2) and”, and
(b)in subsection (2), after “account” insert—
“(za)of the ways in which the authority will seek to carry out the duty imposed by section 2A(2);”.
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