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Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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School development plans

13.—(1) The scheme of management for each grant-aided school shall provide for it to be the duty of the Board of Governors of the school to prepare, and from time to time revise, a school development plan.

(2) In preparing or revising a school development plan, the Board of Governors shall—

(a)consult the principal of the school;


(i)any guidance given by the Department, the board for the area in which the school is situated and (in the case of a Catholic maintained school) the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools; and

(ii)the findings of any inspection of the school under Article 102 of the principal Order.

(3) Regulations shall—

(a)prescribe the matters to be dealt with by a school development plan;

(b)prescribe the period for which a plan is to have effect;

(c)prescribe the manner in which a plan is to be published;

(d)provide for the revision of a plan.

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