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Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009

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Formation of local curricula

22Formation of local curricula for students aged 16 to 18

After section 33 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) insert—

The local curricula
33AFormation of local curricula for students aged 16 to 18

(1)The Welsh Ministers must form for the area of each local education authority one or more local curricula for students who are above compulsory school age but have not attained the age of nineteen.

(2)Each local curriculum must consist of courses of study each of which—

(a)falls within a category in subsection (3) (the “learning domains”); and

(b)is from time to time selected by the Welsh Ministers to form part of that local curriculum.

(3)The learning domains are—

(a)mathematics, science and technology;

(b)business, administration and law;

(c)services for people;

(d)arts, media, culture and languages;

(e)humanities, social sciences and preparation for life and work.

(4)For the purposes of this section, a course of study falls within a particular learning domain if a direction of the Welsh Ministers so provides.

23Local curricula: Welsh language

After section 33A of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) insert—

33BLocal curricula: Welsh language

The Welsh Ministers must exercise their functions in relation to local curricula so as to promote access to and availability of courses of study which are taught through the medium of the Welsh language.

24Areas with more than one local curriculum

After section 33B of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21) insert—

33CAreas with more than one local curriculum

(1)This section applies where the Welsh Ministers form more than one local curriculum for the area of a local education authority under section 33A.

(2)In relation to each local curriculum, the Welsh Ministers must designate the maintained schools or institutions whose relevant students are to be entitled to elect under section 33E to follow courses of study included within the curriculum.

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