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Education (Schools) Act 1992

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10(1)The appropriate authority to whom an inspector has reported under this Part of this Schedule shall, before the end of the prescribed period, prepare a written statement (“the action plan”) of the action which they propose to take in the light of his report and the period within which they propose to take it.

(2)Where an action plan has been prepared by an appropriate authority they shall, before the end of the prescribed period, send copies of it to the Chief Inspector and—

(a)where the appropriate authority are the governing body of a maintained school (other than a grant-maintained school), to the local education authority,

(b)where the appropriate authority are the local education authority, to the governing body (if any), or

(c)in any other case, to the Secretary of State,

and to such other persons (if any), in such circumstances, as may be prescribed.

(3)In the case of—

(a)a voluntary school, or

(b)a grant-maintained school which was a voluntary school immediately before it became a grant-maintained school,

the appropriate authority shall also send a copy of the action plan to the person who appoints the school’s foundation governors.

(4)In addition—

(a)the governing body of a special school which is not maintained by a local education authority, and

(b)the proprietor of an independent school approved by the Secretary of State under section 11(3)(a) of the [1981 c. 60.] Education Act 1981 (schools suitable for children for whom statements are maintained under section 7 of that Act),

shall, without delay, send a copy of any action plan prepared by the governing body or proprietor to any local education authority who are paying fees to the school concerned in respect of a registered pupil at the school.

(5)The appropriate authority shall—

(a)make any action plan prepared by them available for inspection by members of the public, at such times and at such a place as may be reasonable;

(b)provide a copy of the action plan, free of charge or in prescribed cases on payment of the prescribed fee, to any person who asks for one; and

(c)take such steps as are reasonably practicable to secure that every parent of a registered pupil at the school receives a copy of the action plan as soon as is reasonably practicable.

(6)Where the governing body of a maintained school which is not a nursery school have prepared an action plan, they shall include in their governors' report a statement of the extent to which the proposals set out in the action plan have been carried into effect.

(7)In sub-paragraph (6) “governors' report” means—

(a)in the case of a grant-maintained school, the report referred to in section 58(5)(j) of the [1988 c. 40.] Education Reform Act 1988; and

(b)in the case of any other kind of maintained school, the report referred to in section 30 of the [1986 c. 61.] Education (No.2) Act 1986.

(8)Sub-paragraph (6) applies only in relation to the most recent action plan for the school in question.

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