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Education Act 1980

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. School government

    1. 1.Change of nomenclature

    2. 2.Requirements as to governing bodies

    3. 3.Grouping of schools under single governing body

    4. 4.Governors' proceedings and tenure of office

    5. 5.Governors as ex officio trustees

  3. Admission to schools

    1. 6.Parental preferences

    2. 7.Appeals against admission decisions

    3. 8.Information as to schools and admission arrangements

    4. 9.Nursery schools and special schools

  4. School attendance orders

    1. 10.Determination of school to be named in order

    2. 11.Amendment of order

  5. Establishment, discontinuance and alteration of schools

    1. 12.Establishment, discontinuance and alteration of schools by local education authorities

    2. 13.Establishment and alteration of voluntary schools

    3. 14.Approval of school premises

    4. 15.Reduction of school places

    5. 16.Provisions supplementary to ss. 12 to 15

  6. Awards and grants

    1. 17.Assisted places at independent schools

    2. 18.Incidental expenses of pupils holding assisted places

    3. 19.Awards for further and higher education

    4. 20.Industrial scholarships

    5. 21.Grants for education in Welsh

  7. School meals

    1. 22.School meals: England and Wales

    2. 23.School meals: Scotland

  8. Nursery education

    1. 24.Nursery education: England and Wales

    2. 25.Nursery education: Scotland

    3. 26.Day nurseries

  9. Miscellaneous

    1. 27.School and further education regulations

    2. 28.Provision of education at non-maintained schools

    3. 29.Provision of clothing for physical training etc.

    4. 30.Relaxation of Ministerial control of local education authorities

    5. 31.Recoupment between education authorities

    6. 32.Education expenditure and rate support grant

    7. 33.Discrimination by local education authorities

    8. 34.Definition and registration of independent schools

  10. Supplementary

    1. 35.Orders and regulations

    2. 36.Expenses

    3. 37.Commencement

    4. 38.Citation, construction, repeals and extent

  11. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      School Government: Consequential Amendments

      1. The Education Act 1944

        1. 1.(1) In the provisions of the Education Act 1944 mentioned...

        2. 2.(1) In subsection (1) of section 17 of that Act...

        3. 3.In section 18 of that Act for the words "...

        4. 4.In subsections (1) and (3) of section 20 of that...

        5. 5.In section 21 of that Act the words " manager...

        6. 6.In section 22 of that Act the words " managers...

        7. 7.In section 23(1) and (3) of that Act the words...

        8. 8.In section 24(1) and (2) of that Act the words...

        9. 9.In sections 27 and 28 of that Act the words...

        10. 10.In section 39(5) of that Act the word " managers...

        11. 11.In section 77(5) of that Act the words "managers or"...

        12. 12.In subsection (1) of section 103 of that Act the...

        13. 13.In section 114(1) of that Act- (a) in the definition...

        14. 14.In section 120(1)(c) of that Act the word " secondary...

      2. The Education Act 1946

        1. 15.In sections 2(1)(b), (3), (4) and (6) and 6 of...

        2. 16.In section 3(1) of that Act the words " managers...

        3. 17.In section 4(1) of that Act the word "managers" shall...

        4. 18.In section 7(2) of that Act the words " managers...

      3. The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1948

        1. 19.In sections 4(3) and 10(3) of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions)...

      4. The Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951

        1. 20.In paragraph 10 of Schedule 2 to the Reserve and...

      5. The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953

        1. 21.In section 8(1) and (3) of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions)...

      6. The Education Act 1959

        1. 22.In section 1(4) of the Education Act 1959 the words...

      7. The Education Act 1967

        1. 23.In section 1(2) and (4) of the Education Act 1967...

      8. The Education Act 1968

        1. 24.In section 3(4) of the Education Act 1968 the words...

      9. The Education (No. 2) Act 1968

        1. 25.In section 3(3) the words " managers or ", wherever...

      10. The Education Act 1973

        1. 26.In section 1(2)(a) of the Education Act 1973 the word...

      11. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975

        1. 27.In paragraph 1 of the Table in section 22 of...

      12. The Race Relations Act 1976

        1. 28.In paragraph 1 of the Table in section 17 of...

      13. The National Health Service Act 1977

        1. 29.In paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the National Health...

      14. The Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978

        1. 30.In section 80(1) of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978...

      15. The Education Act 1979

        1. 31.In subsection (2) of section 1 of the Education Act...

    2. Schedule 2

      School Admission Appeals

      1. Part I Constitution of Appeal Committees

        1. 1.(1) An appeal pursuant to arrangements made by a local...

        2. 2.(1) An appeal pursuant to arrangements made by the governors...

        3. 3.An appeal pursuant to joint arrangements made by virtue of...

        4. 4.An appeal committee constituted in accordance with paragraph 2 or...

      2. Part II Procedure

        1. 5.An appeal shall be by notice in writing setting out...

        2. 6.An appeal committee shall afford the appellant an opportunity of...

        3. 7.The matters to be taken into account by an appeal...

        4. 8.In the event of disagreement between the members of an...

        5. 9.The decision of an appeal committee and the grounds on...

        6. 10.Appeals pursuant to arrangements made under section 7 of this...

        7. 11.Subject to paragraphs 5 to 10 above, all matters relating...

    3. Schedule 3

      Establishment Etc. of Schools: Consequential Amendments

      1. The Education Act 1944

        1. 1.In section 16(2) of the Education Act 1944 for the...

        2. 2.In section 17(6) of that Act for the words "...

        3. 3.In section 85 of that Act for subsections (2) and...

        4. 4.In section 102 of that Act for the words "...

        5. 5.In paragraph 5 of Schedule 3 to that Act for...

      2. The Education Act 1946

        1. 6.In section 1(1) of the Education Act 1946 for the...

        2. 7.In section 2(2) of that Act for the words "...

        3. 8.In paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 1 to that Act for...

      3. The Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953

        1. 9.In section 2(a) of the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953...

      4. The London Government Act 1963

        1. 10.In subsection (5) of section 31 of the London Government...

      5. The Education Act 1964

        1. 11.In section 1(1) of the Education Act 1964 for the...

        2. 12.For section 1(2) of that Act there shall be substituted—...

      6. The Education Act 1967

        1. 13.In section 1(2)(a) of the Education Act 1967 for the...

        2. 14.In section 3 of that Act for the words "persons...

      7. The Education Act 1968

        1. 15.In section 1(1) of the Education Act 1968 after the...

        2. 16.In section 3(4) of that Act for the words "...

      8. The Education Act 1973

        1. 17.In section 1(2)(a) of the Education Act 1973 for the...

      9. The Sex Discrimination Act 1975

        1. 18.In paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Sex Discrimination...

    4. Schedule 4

      Termination of Participation Agreements

      1. 1.(1) Every participation agreement shall provide that it may be...

      2. 2.The proprietors of the school may terminate a participation agreement...

      3. 3.Subject to paragraph 4 below, the Secretary of State may...

      4. 5.Any notice of termination given under paragraph 3 or 4...

      5. 6.The termination of a participation agreement shall not affect the...

    5. Schedule 5

      Provisions Substituted in the Education Act 1962

      1. 1.(1) It shall be the duty of every local education...

      2. 2.(1) A local education authority shall have power to bestow...

      3. 3.Provision may be made by regulations under this Act for...

      4. 4.(1) For the purposes of the exercise of any power...

    6. Schedule 6

      Amendments of Schedule 2 to the Local Government Act 1974

      1. 1.In paragraph 1 for the words " Subject to paragraph...

      2. 2.In paragraph 3 for sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) there shall...

      3. 3.After paragraph 3 there shall be inserted— (1) The needs element shall also be subject to adjustment,...

    7. Schedule 7

      Repeals

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