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Education Act 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 School inspections and other inspections by school inspectors

    1. Chapter 1 School inspectors and school inspections: England

      1. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for England

        1. 1.Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Schools in England

        2. 2.Functions of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England

        3. 3.Annual and other reports to Secretary of State

        4. 4.Powers of entry etc. for purposes of section 2

      2. Inspections

        1. 5.Duty to inspect certain schools at prescribed intervals

        2. 6.Duty to notify parents of section 5 inspection

        3. 7.Duty to have regard to views of certain persons

        4. 8.Inspection at discretion of Chief Inspector

        5. 9.Power of Chief Inspector to treat other inspection as section 5 inspection

        6. 10.Power of entry etc. for purposes of inspection under section 5 or 8

      3. Publication of inspection reports

        1. 11.Publication of inspection reports

      4. Interpretation of Chapter

        1. 12.Interpretation of Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2 Procedure for inspections under Chapter 1

      1. Inspections and reports: all schools

        1. 13.Duties of Chief Inspector where school causes or has caused concern

      2. Destination of reports and measures required: maintained schools

        1. 14.Destination of reports: maintained schools

        2. 15.Measures to be taken by local education authority

      3. Destination of reports and measures required: non-maintained schools

        1. 16.Destination of reports: non-maintained schools

        2. 17.Statement to be prepared by proprietor of school

      4. Interpretation of Chapter

        1. 18.Interpretation of Chapter 2

    3. Chapter 3 School inspectors and school inspections: Wales

      1. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Wales

        1. 19.Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education and Training in Wales

        2. 20.Functions of Chief Inspector

        3. 21.Annual and other reports to Assembly

        4. 22.Power of Assembly to establish advisory panel

        5. 23.Powers of entry etc. of Chief Inspector

        6. 24.Power of Chief Inspector to arrange for inspections

      2. Registered inspectors

        1. 25.Registration of inspectors in Wales

        2. 26.Removal from register and imposition or variation of conditions

        3. 27.Appeals in relation to registration

      3. Inspections by registered inspectors and members of the Inspectorate

        1. 28.Duty to arrange regular inspections of certain schools

      4. Publication of inspection reports

        1. 29.Publication of inspection reports

      5. Receipts

        1. 30.Payment of fees into Consolidated Fund

      6. Interpretation of Chapter

        1. 31.Interpretation of Chapter 3

    4. Chapter 4 Procedure for inspections under Chapter 3

      1. Introductory

        1. 32.Inspections by members of the Inspectorate

      2. Inspections and reports: all schools

        1. 33.Duty to report on section 28 inspections

        2. 34.Section 28 inspections by registered inspectors

        3. 35.Reports of inspections by members of the Inspectorate

        4. 36.Timing of section 28 inspections by registered inspectors

      3. Destination of reports and measures required: maintained schools

        1. 37.Duty to notify where inspection shows maintained school causing concern

        2. 38.Destination of reports: maintained schools

        3. 39.Statement to be prepared by appropriate authority for school

        4. 40.Statement to be prepared by local education authority

      4. Destination of reports and measures required: non-maintained schools

        1. 41.Destination of reports: non-maintained schools

        2. 42.Statement to be prepared by proprietor of school

      5. Interpretation of Chapter

        1. 43.Interpretation of Chapter 4

    5. Chapter 5 Schools causing concern

      1. 44.Categories of schools causing concern

      2. 45.Cases where Secretary of State or Assembly may direct closure of school

      3. 46.Sixth forms requiring significant improvement

    6. Chapter 6 Other inspections: England and Wales

      1. Inspection of religious education

        1. 47.Meaning of “denominational education”

        2. 48.Inspection of religious education: England

        3. 49.Procedure for inspections under section 48

        4. 50.Inspection of religious education: Wales

      2. LEA inspections

        1. 51.Power of LEA to inspect maintained school for specific purpose

        2. 52.Provision of inspection services by LEAs in Wales

      3. Inspection of child minding, day care and nursery education

        1. 53.Inspection of child minding, day care and nursery education

      4. Inspection of independent schools

        1. 54.Inspection of independent schools

      5. Inspection of careers services in Wales

        1. 55.Inspection of careers services in Wales

        2. 56.Inspection of services related to careers services in Wales

        3. 57.Inspections under sections 55 and 56: further provisions

    7. Chapter 7 Supplementary

      1. 58.Inspection of computer records

      2. 59.Combined reports

      3. 60.Repeal of School Inspections Act 1996

      4. 61.Further amendments relating to school inspection

      5. 62.Power of Assembly to change inspection framework for Wales

      6. 63.Interpretation of Part 1

  3. Part 2 School organisation

    1. 64.Proposals not requiring consent of Secretary of State

    2. 65.Publication of proposals with consent of Secretary of State

    3. 66.Proposals for new secondary schools in England

    4. 67.Rationalisation of school places in England

    5. 68.Proposals for establishment of federated school

    6. 69.LEA not to establish school on opposite side of Welsh border

    7. 70.Proposals for discontinuance of rural primary school

    8. 71.Proposals relating to maintained special school

    9. 72.School organisation: further amendments

    10. 73.Interpretation of Part 2

  4. Part 3 Training the school workforce

    1. The Training and Development Agency for Schools

      1. 74.The Training and Development Agency for Schools

      2. 75.Functions of Agency

      3. 76.Functions of Agency in relation to Wales

      4. 77.Membership etc. of Agency

      5. 78.Powers of Agency to provide financial support

      6. 79.Forms of financial support under section 78

      7. 80.Provisions supplementary to sections 78 and 79

      8. 81.Grants to Agency by Secretary of State

      9. 82.Grants to Agency by Assembly

      10. 83.Non-funding functions of Agency

      11. 84.Directions by Secretary of State and Assembly

    2. Funding of teacher training by Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

      1. 85.Qualifying activities and eligible institutions in relation to HEFCW funding

      2. 86.Grants, loans and other payments by HEFCW

      3. 87.Provisions supplementary to section 86

      4. 88.Grants to HEFCW

      5. 89.Power of HEFCW to carry out or commission research

      6. 90.Supplementary and ancillary functions of HEFCW

      7. 91.Directions by Assembly

    3. Common provisions

      1. 92.Joint exercise of functions

      2. 93.Efficiency studies

      3. 94.Duty to provide information

    4. Provision of training in schools

      1. 95.Power of maintained schools to provide training for the school workforce

    5. Supplementary

      1. 96.Interpretation of references to training

      2. 97.Institutions of a denominational character

      3. 98.Further amendments relating to Part 3

      4. 99.Transitional and transitory provisions relating to Part 3

      5. 100.Interpretation of Part 3

  5. Part 4 Miscellaneous

    1. Maintained schools

      1. 101.Funding of maintained schools

      2. 102.LEA targets: England

      3. 103.Removal of requirements for governors' reports and parents' meetings

      4. 104.School profiles

      5. 105.Provision and funding of higher education in maintained schools

      6. 106.Admission arrangements to make special provision for looked-after children

      7. 107.Restrictions on disposal of land

    2. Information

      1. 108.Supply of information: education maintenance allowances

      2. 109.Unauthorised disclosure of information received under section 108

      3. 110.Supply of information: free school lunches etc.

      4. 111.Unauthorised disclosure of information received under section 110

      5. 112.Power to provide that function of determining eligibility remains with LEA

      6. 113.Information about the school workforce: introductory

      7. 114.Supply of information about school workforce

    3. Attendance at alternative educational provision

      1. 115.Power of governing body to make alternative provision for excluded pupils

      2. 116.Failure of parent to secure regular attendance of child at alternative provision

    4. Supplementary

      1. 117.Further amendments relating to Part 4

      2. 118.Meaning of “the 2002 Act” in Part 4

  6. Part 5 General

    1. 119.Functions to be exercisable by National Assembly for Wales

    2. 120.Subordinate legislation: general provisions

    3. 121.Parliamentary control of subordinate legislation

    4. 122.General interpretation

    5. 123.Repeals

    6. 124.Power to make further supplementary and consequential provision etc.

    7. 125.Commencement

    8. 126.The appropriate authority by whom commencement order is made

    9. 127.Extent

    10. 128.Short title, etc.

    1. Schedule 1

      Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools In England

    2. Schedule 2

      Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales

    3. Schedule 3

      Registration of inspectors in Wales: tribunals hearing appeals under section 27

    4. Schedule 4

      School inspections in Wales under section 28

    5. Schedule 5

      Sixth forms requiring significant improvement

    6. Schedule 6

      Inspections of denominational education in Wales

    7. Schedule 7

      Inspection of child minding, day care and nursery education

      1. Part 1 Child minding and day care: amendments of Children Act 1989

      2. Part 2 Nursery education: amendments of School Standards and Framework Act 1998

    8. Schedule 8

      Inspection of independent schools

    9. Schedule 9

      Further amendments relating to school inspection

    10. Schedule 10

      Proposals under section 66 for establishment of secondary schools: supplementary

      1. Part 1 Introductory

      2. Part 2 Approval of proposals by school organisation committee or adjudicator

      3. Part 3 Determination by LEA whether to implement proposals

      4. Part 4 Implementation of proposals

    11. Schedule 11

      Rationalisation of school places in England

      1. Part 1 Introductory

      2. Part 2 Directions to bring forward proposals

      3. Part 3 Proposals by Secretary of State

      4. Part 4 Procedure for dealing with proposals under paragraph 7

      5. Part 5 Transitional exemption orders for purposes of Sex Discrimination Act 1975

    12. Schedule 12

      School organisation: further amendments

    13. Schedule 13

      The Training and Development Agency for Schools

    14. Schedule 14

      Amendments relating to the training of the school workforce

    15. Schedule 15

      Transitional and transitory provisions relating to Part 3

    16. Schedule 16

      Funding of maintained schools

    17. Schedule 17

      Foundation, voluntary and foundation special schools: disposal of land

    18. Schedule 18

      Further amendments related to provisions of Part 4

    19. Schedule 19

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 School inspections

      2. Part 2 School organisation

      3. Part 3 Training the school workforce

      4. Part 4 Repeals relating to Part 4

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