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Ar ôl adran 116I o Ddeddf Addysg 2002 (p. 32) mewnosoder—
(1)The objective of this section is to maximise the availability of courses of study included in a local curriculum formed under section 116A.
(2)In relation to the local curriculum or curricula for the area of a local education authority, the persons mentioned in subsection (4) must take all reasonable steps in order to achieve the objective of this section.
(3)The duty under subsection (2) includes, but is not limited to, a duty to seek to enter into co-operation arrangements where, having considered whether it would further the objective of this section to do so, the persons mentioned in subsection (4) have concluded that entering into such arrangements would further that objective.
(4)The persons are—
(a)the local education authority;
(b)the governing body of a secondary school maintained by the authority; and
(c)the governing body of an institution within the further education sector which is situated within the area of the authority.
(5)In this section and section 116K “co-operation arrangements” means—
(a)arrangements under which any person provides, on behalf of the governing body of a maintained secondary school, a course of study included within the relevant local curriculum for the school;
(b)arrangements made under regulations under section 26 (collaboration between schools); and
(c)arrangements made under regulations under section 166 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 (collaboration arrangements: maintained schools and further education bodies).
(6)For the purposes of this section, in relation to a maintained secondary school, “relevant local curriculum” means—
(a)where the local education authority by which the school is maintained has formed a single local curriculum for its area, that curriculum; or
(b)where the local education authority by which the school is maintained has formed more than one local curriculum for its area, the curriculum in respect of which the school is designated under section 116C(2).”
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