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1 Constitution of School Boards.S

(1)Every education authority shall (subject to section 20 of this Act) establish, in accordance with this Act, a board, to be known as a “School Board”, for each school in their area.

(2)A School Board shall, in respect of the school for which they are established, exercise—

(a)the functions assigned to them by this Act; and

(b)any functions delegated to them under section 15 of this Act.[F1and they shall exercise those functions with a view to raising standards of education in the school and shall support the endeavours of those managing the school to secure improvement in the quality of education which the school provides.]

(3)Where, before the commencement of Schedule 4 to this Act, a School Board are established for a school, any school council appointed under section 125(1) of the M11973 Act to discharge functions under that section in relation to that school shall cease to discharge them in respect of that school.

(4)A School Board are established on the first occasion following the commencement of this section (or following a period of disestablishment under section 20 of this Act) when elections for members of the Board have taken place and the number of parent members prescribed under section 2 of this Act is duly elected.

(5)A School Board shall cease to exist when the school for which they are established is discontinued.

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F1Words in s. 1(2) added (13.10.2000 subject to art. 4 of the commencing S.I.) by 2000 asp 6, s. 26; S.I. 2000/361, arts. 3(1), 4, Sch.

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2 Composition of Boards.S

(1)A School Board shall consist of—

(a)persons (to be known as “parent members”) who are, and who shall be elected by, parents of pupils in attendance at the school;

(b)(except in the case of a school which has no staff, as defined in subsection (13) below) persons (to be known as “staff members”) who are, and who shall be elected by, members of the staff of the school; and

(c)persons (to be known as “co-opted members”), who shall be co-opted by the Board,

in such numbers as shall be prescribed [F2; and the number prescibed for the purposes of paragraph (a) above shall included not more than two co-opted parent members co-opted under section 2B(3) of this Act]

(2)Parent members [F3including co-opted parent members] shall form a majority of every School Board.

(3)Regulations—

(a)shall specify the numbers of parent, staff and co-opted members, and different provision may be made for different schools and for different classes of schools;

(b)may specify the dates at which the number of pupils in attendance at a school is to be determined for the purposes of any regulations made under paragraph (a) above;

(c)shall specify, in relation to schools in existence at the commencement of section 1 of this Act (except where a decision has been taken, in accordance with section 20(1) of this Act, not to have a School Board), the date by which an education authority shall hold the first elections of parent and staff members to School Boards under this section;

(d)may provide for the making by education authorities, within such time as may be prescribed, of arrangements to adjust the composition of School Boards in consequence of variation of regulations made under this section or changes in the circumstances of a school, including—

(i)provision enabling authorities to hold elections or to direct co-options;

(ii)provision enabling authorities to direct the early termination of office of any member;

(iii)provision enabling authorities to determine the term of office of any person elected or co-opted under such arrangements.

(4)A person who is eligible for election to a School Board as a staff member shall not be eligible for election to that Board as a parent member.

(5)A person who is eligible for election to a School Board shall not be eligible [F4to be a co-opted member of that board].

(6)A person may not be a member of a School Board in more than one capacity (as parent, staff or co-opted member) at any one time.

(7)Where a school is a denominational school—

(a)transferred to the education authority under section 16(1) of the M21980 Act (transference of denominational schools to education authorities); or

(b)provided by the authority under section 17(2) of the M31980 Act (which relates, among other things, to the provision by the education authority of denominational schools),

one of the co-opted members shall be a person nominated by the church or denominational body in whose interest the school is conducted.

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(13)In subsection (1)(b) above, “staff” (in relation to a school) means teachers, and instructors, whether full-time or part-time, employed by the authority for the purpose of providing education at that school, whether or not they are also so employed at other schools, but does not include [F6

(a)the headteacher; and

(b)any teacher who is so employed at more than one school if he is so employed at that school for less than 40% of the normal hours of work of a full-time teacher.]

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F2Words at the end of s. 2(1) added (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4para. 2(a); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

F3Words in s. 2(2) inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4 para. 2(b); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

F4Words in S. 2(5) substituted (23.8.2000) by 2000 asp 6, s. 60(1), Sch. 2 para. 4(2); S.I. 2000/298, art. 3(1), Sch. (with art. 4)

F6Words in s. 2(13) substituted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4 para. 2(c); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

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[F72A Elections.S
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F7S. 2A inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 28(2); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

(1)Subject to subsections (2) [F8to (3A)] below, elections for members of School Boards shall be held during the regular election period in every relevant year; and in this Act, an election held under this subsection shall be referred to as a “regular election”.

(2)In the case of a school (including a combined school) which comes into existence after the commencement of section 28 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1996, the first election for members of the School Board shall be held as soon as practicable after pupils first attend the school.

(3)In the case of a school for which no School Board is established at the commencement of the said section 28—

(a)where a School Board has been disestablished or a first election has been held and no School Board has been established, further elections for members of the School Board shall be held in accordance with section 20(7) of this Act; and

(b)in any other case, the first election for members of the School Board shall be held as soon as practicable after pupils first attend the school.

[F9(3A)In the case of a school which, by virtue of section 17 of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (asp 6), ceases to be a school which is a self-governing school, the first election for members of the School Board shall be held as soon as practicable after pupils first attend the school following that change in status of the school.]

[F10(4)In the event of a lesser number of parent members being elected than is necessary to make up the number for the time being prescribed for the purposes of subsection (1)(a) of section 2 of this Act, then not more than three months after the election up to two persons from among the parents of pupils in attendance at the school may be co-opted by the Board; and a person so co-opted shall be a parent member of the Board and not a co-opted member within the meaning given in subsection (1)(c) of that section.

F10(5)In a case where, under section 28(1) of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (asp 6), a by-election falls to be held, it shall be held not more than three months after the vacancy occurs.]

(6)In the event of—

(a)a lesser number of staff members being elected on any occasion than is necessary to make up the number for the time being prescribed under the said section 2 as the number of staff members for the Board; or

(b)a vacancy for a staff member of a board arising,

a by-election shall be held as soon as possible and, in any event, not more than 3 months after the occasion or, as the case may be, vacancy arising.

(7)Where no person is elected by virtue of subsection (6) above, the education authority—

(a)may at any time; and

(b)if requested in writing by a person entitled to stand and vote in an election for a staff member, shall within three months of such request,

hold a by-election to fill the vacancy.

(8)Where a person ceases, for whatever reason, to be a parent member or a staff member not more than 6 months before the expiry of his term of office, it shall not be necessary to hold a by-election under [F11section 28(1) of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (asp 6) or, as the case may be, subsection] (6) above.

(9)Schedule 1 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of the holding of elections.

(10)In this section—

  • regular election period” means not earlier than 1 September in any year and not later than 30 November in that year, or such other period as may be prescribed; and

  • relevant year” means 1997 and every second year thereafter.]

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F8Words in s. 2A(1) substituted (23.8.2000) by 2000 asp 6, s. 60(1), Sch. 2 para. 4; S.I. 2000/298, art. 3, Sch.

F9S. 2A(3A) inserted (13.10.2000 subject to art. 4 of the commencing S.I.) by asp 6, s. 27; S.I. 2000/361, art. 3(1), Sch. Pt. I

F11Words in s. 2A(8) substituted (23.8.2000) by 2000 asp, s. 28(3), SCh. 1 para. 3(b); S.I. 2000/298, art. 3, Sch. (with art. 4)

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C1S. 2A applied (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 28(3); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

[F122B Co-option.S
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F12S. 2B inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 28(2); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

(1)A Board shall, as soon as is practicable after their establishment, co-opt members in accordance with section 2(1) of this Act.

(2)Where a vacancy for a co-opted member of a Board occurs, the Board shall, in accordance with this Act, co-opt another person in his place.

[F13(3)Where a vacancy for a parent member of a Board arises and—

(a)no by-election falls to be held, then the Board may, in accordance with this Act, co-opt, within three months after it does so arise;

(b)a by-election falls to be held but on its being held no parent member is elected, the Board may, in accordance with this Act, co-opt, within three months after the by-election,

from among the parents of pupils in attendance at the school another person in his place; and a person so co-opted shall be a parent member of the Board and not a co-opted member within the meaning given in section 2(1)(c) of this Act.]]

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F13S. 2B(3) substituted (23.8.2000) for s. 2B(3)(4) by 2000 asp 6, s. 28(3), Sch. 1 para. 4; S.I. 2000/298, art. 3, Sch. (with art. 4)

[F143 Terms of office.S
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F14S. 3 substituted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 29(1); S.I. 1996/2250, art. 2

(1)The terms of office of members of School Boards shall be determined in accordance with this section.

(2)The term of office of every member elected at a regular election shall begin on the day following the end of the regular election period in the year of his election and, subject to subsection (3) below, expire at the end of the regular election period in the second relevant year thereafter.

(3)Where a School Board are first established, the term of office of one half of the parent members (or, where an odd number of parent members is elected, the largest number less than half) selected by agreement amongst them or, failing agreement, by the drawing of lots, shall expire—

(a)in the case of a Board established during or not more than 12 months after the end of a regular election period in a relevant year, at the end of the next such regular election period; and

(b)in the case of a Board established not more than 9 months before a regular election period in a relevant year, at the end of the second such regular election period after their establishment,

and the term of office of the remaining members shall expire at the end of, respectively, the second and third regular election periods in relevant years after the Board’s establishment.

(4)The term of office of a co-opted member shall expire four years after the date of his co-option.

[F15(4A)The term of office of a parent member co-opted under section 2A(4) of this Act shall expire at the end of the regular election period in the second relevant year after the election which gave rise to the co-option.

F15(4B)The term of office of a member co-opted under section 2B(3) of this Act shall expire at the end of the regular election period in the next relevant year after the co-option takes place.]

(5)The term of office of a member elected at a by-election F16. . . shall expire when the term of office of the member he is elected F16. . . to replace would have expired under this section.

(6)A parent member of a Board who ceases to be eligible to serve in the capacity in which he was elected or, as the case may be, co-opted may continue to be a member of the Board until the next regular election unless the remaining part of his term of office is for a period of more than two years.

(7)A member of a Board may resign office at any time by giving notice in writing to the Clerk to the Board or to the education authority for the area.

(8)A School Board may remove any member of the Board who they are satisfied—

(a)is unable or unfit to carry out his duties; or

(b)has failed, without good cause, to attend—

(i)any meeting of the Board for a continuous period of not less than 6 months; and

(ii)3 consecutive meetings of the Board.]

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F16Words in S. 3(5) repealed (23.8.2000) by 2000 asp 6, s. 28(3), Sch. 1 para. 5(b); S.I. 2000/298, art. 3, Sch. (with art. 4)

4 Qualification and disqualification of members.S

(1)Persons who would be disqualified for seeking election as, or for being—

(a)members of a local authority by virtue of section 31(1)(b) or (c), (2) or (3) of the M41973 Act; or

(b)members of the education authority for the area within which the school is situated by virtue of section 31(1)(d) of that Act,

shall be disqualified for seeking election as, or for being a member of a School Board.

(2)A young person may be a co-opted member of a School Board.

(3)Subject to subsection (2) above, persons subject to legal incapacity may not be nominated for election to or be members of School Boards.

(4)A retiring member of a School Board shall not be disqualified (by reason of such retirement) from further election or co-option.

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5 Advice to Boards. S
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(1)[F17An officer of an education authority] shall be entitled to attend and to speak at any meeting of a School Board in the authority’s area, but shall not be a member of the Board.

[F18(2)A councillor for an electoral ward which falls wholly or partly within the catchment area of a school shall be entitled to attend, and to speak at, any meeting of a School Board for the time being established for that school; but no councillor shall be a member of a School Board for the time being established for a school situated within the area of the council.]

(3)The headteacher of a school shall—

(a)have the right and, if requested by the School Board, the duty to give advice to the Board on any matter within the Board’s competence;

(b)have the right to be present and to speak at meetings of the School Board, but shall not be a member of the Board.

(4)An education authority shall give advice to a School Board in their area when requested on any matter within the Board’s competence.

(5)A School Board shall consider any advice given to them under subsection (3)(a) or (4) above.

(6)Every education authority shall take such steps as are appropriate to ensure that the headteacher and staff of each school in their area are available when necessary for the purposes of—

(a)fulfilling the headteacher’s duties by or under this Act in respect of the School Board; and

(b)giving effect to any competent decisions of the Board.

[F19(7)In subsection (2) above “catchment area” means the area from which pupils resident therein will be admitted to the school in terms of any priority based on residence in accordance with the guidelines formulated by the authority under section 28B(1)(c) of the 1980 Act.]

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F18S. 5(2) substituted (13.10.2000 subject to art. 4 of the commencing S.I.) by 2000 asp 6, s. 29; S.I. 2000/361, art. 3(1), Sch. Pt. I

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[F205A Conflict of interest.S
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F20S. 5A inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s.30; S.I. 1996/2250, art.2

(1)Subject to subsection (2) below, where, whether before or during any meeting of a Board or any committee of theirs, any member of the Board or of such committee becomes aware that he or any person connected with him has (whether directly or indirectly) a material interest in or relating to any matter to be or being considered by the Board or, as the case may be, the committee, he shall declare such interest and withdraw from the meeting during such consideration and shall not vote on any question relating to the matter.

(2)Nothing in subsection (1) above shall—

(a)require a parent member or staff member of a Board or committee to declare an interest or withdraw; or

(b)prohibit him from voting,

in relation to any matter where his interest exists only by reason of his being such a member.

(3)Any person who is, by virtue of section 5 of this Act, entitled to attend and speak at any meeting of a Board, who becomes aware that he or any person connected with him has (whether directly or indirectly) a material interest in any matter being considered by the Board shall declare such interest and his declaration shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.

(4)Section 346(2) of the M5Companies Act 1985 (meaning of “connected person”) shall apply for the purpose of determining whether a person is connected with—

(a)a member of a Board or, as the case may be, a member of any committee of theirs; and

(b)any person mentioned in subsection (3) above as being entitled to attend and speak at a meeting,

as it applies for the purpose of determining whether a person is connected with a director of a company; and for such purpose, references in that section to a director of a company shall be construed as if they were references to, as the case may be, a member of the Board or of such committee, or a person mentioned in paragraph (b) above.

(5)The validity of any proceedings of a Board or committee shall not be affected by any failure to comply with this section.]

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6 Proceedings.S

(1)Every School Board shall elect a chairman and vice-chairman from among the members (other than the staff members) of the Board.

(2)In the case of an equality of votes at any meeting of the Board the chairman or in his absence the vice-chairman shall have a second or casting vote, except where the matter which is the subject of the vote relates to the appointment—

(a)of a co-opted member, or

(b)to any particular office or committee,

in which case the decision shall be by lot.

(3)A School Board may establish committees of the Board, [F21whose membership shall include at least one member of the Board], and the Board may regulate the meetings and proceedings (including the quorum) of such committees.

(4)A School Board may empower any of their members or the Clerk to execute documents on their behalf and any legal proceedings or other document to be served on a Board shall be deemed to have been duly served if served at the school on the Clerk or, if no Clerk has been appointed, on the chairman or vice-chairman.

(5)A School Board shall have power to regulate their proceedings, so far as is consistent with this Act.

(6)The quorum of a School Board shall be not less than one third of [F22the total number of members prescribed under section 2 of this Act] and proceedings of the Board shall not be invalidated by any vacancy in the membership or by any defect in the qualifications, election or co-option of any member.

(7)Minutes of the proceedings of a meeting of a School Board, or of any committee of a Board, shall be drawn up and shall be signed at the same or next following meeting by the person presiding thereat, and any minute purporting to be so signed shall be received in evidence without further proof.

(8)Where their education authority so require, a School Board shall send to the authority a copy of the minutes signed under subsection (7) above in relation to any meeting.

(9)The Secretary of State may by regulations—

(a)require School Boards and any committee established by them to make available to such persons or classes of person as may be prescribed such documents and information relating to their meetings and proceedings as may be prescribed; and

(b)prescribe the extent to which meetings of the Board and of any such committee are to be open to the public.

(10)A School Board shall appoint a person to be Clerk to the Board who may, unless he is a member of the Board, be paid for his services.

(11)A School Board may invite to attend any of their meetings and to speak any person whose presence they consider to be desirable for the purpose of giving advice to the Board regarding, or representing persons interested in, the matters under discussion.

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F21Words in s. 6(3) substituted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4 para. 4(a); S.I. 1996/2250, art.2

F22Words in s. 6(6) substituted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4 para. 4(b); S.I. 1996/2250, art.2

7 Combined schools.S

(1)Where a school is constituted by the amalgamation of 2 or more existing schools, it shall be known as a “combined school” for the purposes of this Act, whether or not it—

(a)occupies the buildings previously used by; or

(b)is called by the same name as,

one of the schools it replaces.

(2)Where a decision has been taken by an education authority to constitute a combined school, the members of the School Boards of the existing schools shall, meeting together, constitute an Interim School Board which shall have the functions given to a School Board by the provisions of this Act mentioned in subsection (5) below in relation to the combined school.

(3)In the event of any of the School Boards for the schools constituting the combined school ceasing to exist (before a School Board are established for the combined school), the members of that School Board shall remain members of the Interim Board, but no vacancy arising in their membership shall be filled.

(4)An Interim Board shall cease to exist when a School Board have been established for the combined school.

(5)Sections 3(4) and (5), 4 to 6, 8 to 14 and 17 to 19 of this Act shall (with the necessary modifications) apply to an Interim Board as they apply to a School Board.

8 Exercise of functions of Boards.S

(1)Subject to this Act, a School Board may do anything which is calculated to facilitate the exercise of their functions including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, power to enter into contracts and agreements (other than contracts or agreements relating to land) and to invest money.

(2)A School Board exercising any function given to them by or under this Act shall be treated, as regards relations with third parties, as the agent of their education authority, whether or not the exercise complies with this Act or with any conditions imposed under this Act.

(3)The members of a School Board shall not incur any personal liability in respect of anything done in good faith in the exercise or purported exercise of any functions given to them by or under this Act.

(4)In the exercise of any functions given to them by or under this Act, a School Board shall have regard, where any of the land or equipment of a school is used for the purposes of further education, to the requirements of that use and shall, in any case where the exercise of any such function is liable to affect such use, hold consultations with such of the following persons as they consider appropriate in the circumstances, namely—

(a)their education authority;

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(c)the person in charge of the institution providing the further education.

(5)In the exercise of any functions given to them by or under this Act, a School Board shall ensure that any duty of their education authority under statute or any rule of law is duly complied with.

(6)A School Board shall comply with any reasonable requests made to them from time to time by their education authority for information relating to the exercise of any function given to the Board by or under this Act.

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9 Books, materials, etc.S

(1)Every education authority shall, in every financial year, make available to the headteacher of every school in their area such funds as they think necessary for the purchase of books and other teaching materials for the school, and for such other purposes as they think fit.

(2)The headteacher—

(a)shall from time to time make proposals to the School Board as to how the funds provided under this section should be spent; and

(b)shall not spend funds on any proposal unless it is approved by the Board.

(3)Where for any reason no School Board are for the time being established for a school, the headteacher shall spend the funds provided under this section in such manner as he thinks appropriate.

(4)The headteacher and the Board shall have regard, in exercising their respective functions under this section, to—

(a)any guidance issued in relation to those functions by the education authority; and

(b)any policy of the education authority in relation to the curriculum of schools,

and shall ensure that any relevant duty of the authority under statute or any rule of law is duly complied with.

10 Information and reports.S

(1)Every education authority shall provide to every School Board in their area such information as the Board may from time to time reasonably request relating—

(a)to the school for which the Board are established; or

(b)to the provision of education in the authority’s area.

(2)Every headteacher shall provide to the School Board, at the time when the Board are established, a statement of the policies as regards—

(a)curriculum;

(b)assessment of pupils; and

(c)discipline, rules and uniform,

which are being applied in the school, and thereafter shall advise the Board of any changes in those policies.

(3)Every headteacher shall provide to the School Board—

(a)an annual report, including in particular a report on the level of attainment of the pupils in the school;

(b)such other reports and information concerning the school as the Board may from time to time reasonably require.

(4)The School Board may make representations with regard to information, statements and reports provided under this section to the education authority and to the headteacher who shall take account of those representations and shall reply to them.

11 Appointments.S

Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect in relation to the appointment of headteachers and deputy F24. . . headteachers.

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F24Words in s. 11 repealed (22.3.2002) by 2002 asp 2, s. 2(3); S.S.I. 2002/74, art. 3

12 Relations between Boards and parents.S

(1)Every School Board shall promote contact between the school, parents of pupils in attendance at the school and the community and, in particular, shall encourage the formation of parent-teacher or parents’ associations.

(2)Every School Board shall—

(a)as often as appears to them to be necessary but, in any event—

(i)not more than 12 months after their establishment; and

(ii)at intervals of not more than 12 months after the first such report, make a report to parents of pupils in attendance at the school in order to inform parents of the Board’s activities; and

(b)as often as appears to them to be necessary, ascertain the views of parents on matters which are the responsibility of the Board.

(3)The headteacher of the school shall provide the Board with information as to the arrangements applied in the school for consultation between parents and teachers, and the Board may make representations concerning these arrangements to the headteacher, who shall take account of those representations and shall reply to them.

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13 Parents’ meetings. S
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(1)Where School Boards receive a request in writing from—

(a)30 parents of pupils in attendance at the school; or

(b)a number of such parents equal to at least one quarter of those who were entitled to vote at the most recently-held [F25regular] election of parent members,

whichever is less, they shall hold a meeting under this section.

(2)A meeting under this section may be requested in order to enable parents—

(a)to make inquiries and to discuss matters relating to the activities of the Board;

(b)to make resolutions relating to the activities of the Board,

and the request shall specify the purposes of the meeting and the matters to be raised or the resolutions which are to be proposed.

(3)On receiving a request for a meeting under this section a Board shall—

(a)fix the earliest practicable date for the meeting, having regard to the desirability of giving all parents of pupils in attendance at the school notice thereof; and

(b)send to every such parent, by post, a notice specifying—

(i)the date, time and place of the meeting;

(ii)the purposes for which the meeting has been requested; and

(iii)the matters which are to be raised and any resolution which is to be proposed.

(4)The Board shall arrange for such of their members as they think appropriate to attend a meeting under this section, and for one of their members to chair the meeting.

(5)Members of the Board, the headteacher, parents of pupils in attendance at the school and any other person invited by the Board may attend and speak at a meeting held under this section.

(6)The procedure at a meeting under this section shall be determined by the chairman, who may refuse to permit discussion of any matter or resolution not specified in the request under subsection (2) above.

(7)Only parents of pupils in attendance at the school may vote on any resolution put to a meeting under this section.

(8)The Board shall consider any resolution passed at a meeting under this section.

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F25Word “regular” in s. 13(1)(b) inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, s. 31, Sch. 4 para.5; S.I. 1996/2250, art.2

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14 Use of premises and occasional holidays.S

(1)Every School Board shall, subject to any direction by their education authority (and to the authority’s powers to fix charges, so far as not delegated under section 15 of this Act), control the use of the premises of the school outside school hours, and shall encourage the use of those premises by members of the community in which the school is situated.

(2)Every School Board shall have power, after consulting their education authority, to fix occasional holidays during school terms.

15 Delegation of functions to Boards.S

(1)Every education authority shall have power, by making an instrument to be known as a “delegation order”, to delegate, subject to subsections (2) and (3) below, any of the authority’s functions in relation to a school to the School Board.

(2)There shall not be delegated under this section—

(a)the function of giving employment to, or of dismissing or of removing from a school, any of the staff of the school;

(b)the function of selecting a person to be appointed as headteacher, or as a deputy F26. . . headteacher;

(c)the regulation of the curriculum;

(d)the assessment of pupils (without prejudice to the competency of delegating decisions as to the manner in which results of assessment are reported);

(e)the function of discontinuing, changing the site of, or amalgamating with another school a school (or part of a school); or

(f)the function of setting up or discontinuing any stage of education in a school, or special classes in a school;

(g)the function of determining admissions policy for a school.

(3)A delegation order may be made for a specified period or without limit of time, and may include such conditions attached to the delegation of functions as (subject to Schedule 3 to this Act) the authority consider appropriate.

(4)Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect in relation to the making and amendment of delegation orders.

(5)An education authority which revokes or amends an order under this section shall have power to adjust accordingly the monies made available to the School Board under section 17 of this Act.

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F26Words in s. 15(2)(b) repealed (22.3.2002) by 2002 asp 2, s. 2(4); S.S.I. 2002/74, art. 3

16 Powers of education authority to ensure due exercise of delegated functions.S

(1)An education authority shall not exercise functions which they have delegated to a School Board under section 15 of this Act except insofar as—

(a)conditions imposed under that section of this Act provide; or

(b)section 20(8) of this Act or this section provides.

(2)Where an education authority are satisfied that a School Board in their area have, in relation to any function delegated to them under section 15 of this Act, seriously or persistently failed—

(a)to comply with any condition imposed under that section;

(b)to comply with this Act; or

(c)to exercise the function so as to ensure that any duty of the authority under statute or any rule of law is complied with,

the authority may to the extent that it appears to them necessary suspend the delegation of the function and may exercise the function themselves.

(3)Where an education authority have suspended the delegation of a function under this section they shall have power to adjust accordingly the monies made available to the School Board under section 17 of this Act.

(4)Where an education authority intend to suspend the delegation of any function of a School Board under subsection (2) above they shall give the Board not less than one month’s notice of that intention, unless they are satisfied that gross mismanagement has occurred or that an emergency exists, when they may suspend the delegation of the function on immediate notice.

(5)An education authority shall give their reasons for suspending delegation of functions along with notice under subsection (4) above.

(6)A School Board shall be entitled to make representations with regard to any suspension under subsection (2) above, and to be heard—

(a)where a month’s notice is given, before expiry of the notice;

(b)otherwise within 4 weeks of the notice.

(7)An education authority may at any time revoke a suspension under this section entirely or to such extent as they think appropriate.

(8)Once the procedures described in subsections (4), (5) and (6) above have been exhausted, a School Board may appeal against a suspension under this section to the Secretary of State who may revoke the suspension entirely or to such extent as he thinks appropriate.

(9)A suspension under this section shall be reviewed by the education authority not less than 12 and not more than 14 months after the date of the suspension, and on such a review the education authority shall give the School Board an opportunity to make representations.

(10)An education authority, on a review under subsection (9) above, shall—

(a)revoke the suspension; or

(b)as soon as is practicable, proceed under Schedule 3 to this Act to seek revocation of the delegation of the function,

and shall give the Board notice of their decision.

(11)In the event of the authority proceeding under subsection (10)(b) above and the Secretary of State refusing to consent to revocation, the suspension shall cease to have effect.

17 Financing of Boards and financial information.S

(1)Every education authority shall, in respect of each financial year, and before the beginning of that financial year, determine for each School Board in the authority’s area allocations of such monies within the authority’s budget as appear to the education authority, after consultation with the Board, to be reasonably required by the Board for—

(a)meeting administrative expenses, the expenses of training of members of the Board, and other outgoings; and

(b)carrying out any functions delegated to the Board under this Act.

(2)Every education authority shall, in each financial year, make available to each School Board in their area the monies allocated under this section for them in respect of that year at such times as those monies are required.

(3)If, during any financial year, it appears to an education authority appropriate to do so, they may make monies in addition to those allocated under this section available to a School Board for the purposes described in subsection (1) above.

(4)Every education authority shall in each financial year, by such date and in such form as may be prescribed, provide to every School Board in their area a statement of—

(a)monies paid out by the authority in the previous financial year in respect of—

(i)the running costs of the school; and

(ii)capital expenditure related to that school; and

(b)monies proposed to be paid out by the authority in the financial year in which the statement is made for those purposes.

(5)A School Board shall be entitled to make representations to the education authority concerning the statements required for the purposes of subsection (4) above, and the education authority shall take account of such representations and shall reply to them.

(6)An education authority shall comply with any reasonable request made by a School Board for financial information relating to the school, or relating to schools in the education authority’s area generally.

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[F2717A Surplus funds.S
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F27S. 17A inserted (18.9.1996) by 1996 c. 43, c. 31, Sch. 4 para.6; S.I. 1996/2250, art.2

Where, at the end of the financial year, the total amount of monies made available to a School Board under subsection (2) of section 17 of this Act is less than the amount determined under subsection (1) of that section, the education authority shall make available to the School Board the amount by which the total amount of monies so made available is less than the amount so determined to be applied by the Board at their discretion, taking account of the views of the headteacher, at such time as they think fit for the benefit of the school.]

18 Financial powers of Boards.S

(1)A School Board may—

(a)raise funds by any means (other than borrowing); and

(b)receive gifts,

and may expend any sums so received at their discretion, taking account of the views of the headteacher, for the benefit of the school.

(2)A School Board shall keep proper accounts in relation to any sums received by them under subsection (1) above.

(3)Nothing in subsection (1) above shall entitle a School Board to make any charges or demand any fees in respect of the school education provided by their education authority.

(4)A School Board shall not acquire any interest in heritable property, whether by inheritance, gift or otherwise, and any provision in any instrument which contravenes this subsection shall be void.

(5)Where a School Board cease to exist by operation of section 1(5) of this Act (discontinuance of school), any property belonging to the Board shall pass to the education authority.

(6)Where a School Board are disestablished by operation of section 20(6) of this Act (insufficient parent members elected), any property belonging to the Board shall pass to the education authority, but—

(a)the authority shall use any such property for the benefit of the school in question; and

(b)in the event of a School Board being re-established for that school, any such property remaining in the hands of the education authority shall pass to the new School Board.

(7)Any property belonging to anInterimSchool Board at the time when a School Board are established for the school in question shall pass to the School Board.

(8)All rights and obligations in relation to and arising in respect of property which passes under any of subsections (5) to (7) above shall pass with the property to the recipient.

19 Allowances for members of Boards.S

An education authority may pay to any member of a School Board in their area—

(a)in respect of his attendance at a meeting of the Board; or

(b)in respect of his doing anything approved by the authority, or anything of a class so approved, for the purpose of, or in connection with, the discharge of the functions of the Board,

such allowances, in the nature of those payable under section 46 of the M61973 Act (which relates to the payment of travelling and subsistence allowances to members of local authorities) as they think fit, being payments of such reasonable amounts as they may determine in any particular case or class of case and not exceeding the amounts specified under the said section 46 for the corresponding allowances under that section.

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20 Schools without a Board and disestablishment of Boards.S

(1)An education authority may decide not to establish a School Board for a school for which no School Board have been established or whose School Board are for the time being disestablished if—

(a)they are satisfied that by reason of the small number of pupils in attendance at the school there are insufficient parents of such pupils who are qualified to serve as parent members to satisfy the requirements of this Act; and

(b)the Secretary of State consents to the decision.

(2)A decision under subsection (1) above shall be rescinded if a number of parents equal to the number of parent members prescribed for the Board for that school request it in writing, and a School Board shall be established for that school as soon as is practicable.

(3)The authority may review a decision under subsection (1) above at any time, and shall do so if there is in their view a significant increase in the number of pupils in attendance at the school: and shall, if they consider that there are sufficient parents qualified to serve as parent members, establish a School Board for that school as soon as is practicable.

(4)Sections 10, 12(3) and 17(4) to (6) of this Act shall apply in relation to each parent of pupils in attendance at a school which does not have a School Board by reason of subsection (1) above as those provisions would apply to a School Board established for that school.

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[F29(6)Where—

(a)so few parent members are elected that co-option under section 2A(4) of this Act would not be sufficient to make up the number for the time being prescribed for the purposes of section 2(1)(a) of this Act, the School Board shall not be established or, in the case of an existing Board, shall be disestablished; or

(b)a vacancy occurs for a parent member and the case is—

(i)one where, under section 28(1) of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (asp 6), a by-election falls to be held but on its being held no parent member is elected; or

(ii)not one where, as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) above, a by-election falls to be held,

and, in either case, the Board choose not to, or are unable to or fail to, exercise their power under section 2B(3) of this Act so as to make up the number so prescribed, the Board shall be disestablished.]

(7)Where by reason of subsection (6) above a Board are not established or are disestablished, unless it is decided in accordance with subsection (1) above not to establish a Board for the school, further elections for members of the Board shall be held—

(a)at any time when a number of parents equal to the number of parent members prescribed for the Board request it in writing;

[F30(b)in any event, at the time required by section 2A(1) of this Act.]

(8)Where no School Board orInterim School Board are for the time being established for a school—

(a)any functions delegated to a Board for such a school which has become disestablished; and

(b)the functions conferred on School Boards by section 14 of this Act,

shall be exercised by the education authority for the area in which the school is situated.

(9)A School Board re-established as a result of elections under subsection (7) above shall have all the delegated functions which they had before they became disestablished.

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