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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Education and Inspections Act 2006

2006 CHAPTER 40


Part/chapterSection numberTitleApplication of Section
Part 1: Education functions of local authorities1Duties in relation to high standards and the fulfilment of potentialEngland and Wales
2Duties in relation to diversity and choiceEngland only
3Duty to consider parental representationsEngland only
4Duty to identify children not receiving educationEngland and Wales
5School improvement partnersEngland only
6Functions in respect of youth work, recreation etc.England only
Part 2: Establishment, discontinuance or alteration of schools7Invitation for proposals for establishment of new schoolsEngland only
8Proposals under section 7 relating to community or community special schoolsEngland only
9Consultation and publicity in relation to notice and proposals under section 7England only
10Publication of proposals with consent of Secretary of StateEngland only
11Publication of proposals to establish maintained schools: special casesEngland only
12Establishment of school as a federated schoolEngland only
13Schools established outside area of relevant LEAEngland only
14LEA in England not to establish school in WalesEngland only
15Proposals for discontinuance of schools maintained by local education authorityEngland only
16Consultation in relation to proposals under section 15England only
17Direction requiring discontinuance of community or foundation special schoolEngland only
18Alterations that may be made under section 19England only
19Publication of proposals for alteration of schoolEngland only
20Restriction on power of governing body to publish foundation proposalsEngland only
21Proposals under section 19: procedureEngland only
22Rights of governing body to determine own foundation proposalsEngland only
23Rights of interested bodies in relation to proposals under section 21England only
24Proposals under section 19: implementationEngland only
25Proposals for removal of foundation or reduction  in foundation governorsEngland only
26Proposals under section 25: procedureEngland only
27Proposals under section 25: implementationEngland only
28Restriction on establishment, alteration or discontinuance of schoolsEngland only
29Abolition of school organisation committeesEngland only
30Amendments relating to school organisationEngland only
31Transitional provisionsEngland only
32Interpretation of Part 2England only
Part 3: Further provisions about maintained schools33Requirements as to foundationsEngland only
34Parents councils for certain foundation or foundation special schoolsEngland only
35Funding of voluntary aided schools: meaning of "capital expenditure"England only
36Disposal and changes of use of landEngland only
37Staff at foundation or voluntary schools with religious characterEngland and Wales
38General duties of governing body of maintained schoolEngland and Wales
39General restriction on selection by abilityEngland and Wales
40Code for school admissionsEngland and Wales
41Role of admission forumsEngland and Wales
42Support for parental preferencesEngland only
43Duty of governing body to implement decisions relating to admissionsEngland and Wales
44Prohibition on interviewsEngland and Wales
45Admission arrangements for schools with religious character: consultation and objectionsEngland and Wales
46Restrictions on alteration of admission arrangementsEngland only
47Objections to admission arrangementsEngland and Wales
48Looked after children to whom section 87(2) of SSFA 1998 appliesEngland only
49Procedure for giving directions under section 96 of SSFA 1998England and Wales
50Direction to admit looked after child to specified schoolEngland only
51Directions to admit child to specified school: supplementary provisionsEngland and Wales
52Power of Assembly to make regulations about looked after childrenWales only
53Schools with pre-1998 arrangements for selection by ability or aptitudeEngland and Wales
54Pupil bandingEngland and Wales
55Right of sixth-form pupils to be excused from attendance at religious worshipEngland and Wales
56Charges for music tuitionEngland and Wales
57School fundingEngland and Wales
58Removal of requirement to issue code of practice as to relationship between LEAs and maintained schools in England etcEngland and Wales
Part 4: Schools causing concern59Meaning of "maintained school" and "eligible for intervention"England only
60Warning notice by local education authorityEngland only
61School requiring significant improvementEngland only
62School requiring special measuresEngland only
63Power of LEA to require governing body to enter into arrangementsEngland only
64Power of LEA to appoint additional governorsEngland only
65Power of LEA to provide for governing body to consist of interim executive membersEngland only
66Power of LEA to suspend right to delegated budgetEngland only
67Power of Secretary of State to appoint additional governorsEngland only
68Power of Secretary of State to direct closure of schoolEngland only
69Power of Secretary of State to provide for governing body to consist of interim executive membersEngland only
70Governing bodies consisting of interim executive membersEngland only
71Amendments relating to schools causing concernEngland only
72Duty of LEA to have regard to guidanceEngland only
73Interpretation of Part 4England only
Part 5: Curriculum and entitlements74Curriculum requirements for the fourth key stageEngland only
75Education and training to satisfy entitlementsEngland only
Part 6: School travel and school meals76LEAs in England: duty to promote sustainable modes of travel etc.England only
77LEAs in England: provision of travel arrangements etc for childrenEngland only
78LEAs in England: school travel schemesEngland only
79Piloting of school travel provisionsEngland only
80Power to repeal school travel scheme provisions etcEngland only
81LEAs in England: provision of transport etc for certain adult learnersEngland only
82Amendments of section 444 EA 1996 relating to school travelEngland only
83Learning and Skills Council for England: transport etc for persons of sixth form ageEngland only
84LEAs in England: duty to have regard to religion or belief in exercise of travel functionsEngland only
85Further amendments relating to travel to schools etcEngland and Wales
86Provision of food and drink on school premisesEngland and Wales
87Power to charge for provision of meals etcEngland and Wales

Part 7: Discipline, behaviour and exclusion

Chapter 1: school discipline

88Responsibility of governing body for disciplineEngland and Wales
89Determination by head teacher of behaviour policyEngland and Wales
90Meaning of ‘disciplinary penalty’England and Wales
91Enforcement of disciplinary penalties: generalEngland and Wales
92Enforcement of disciplinary penalties: detention outside school sessionsEngland and Wales
93Power of members of staff to use forceEngland and Wales
94Defence where confiscation lawfulEngland and Wales
95Interpretation of Chapter 1England and Wales
96Repeals consequential on provisions of Chapter 1England and Wales
Chapter 2 - parental responsibilities and excluded pupils97Parenting contractsEngland and Wales
98Parenting orders in case of exclusion or misbehaviourEngland and Wales
99Parenting contracts and parenting orders: further provisionsEngland and Wales
100Duty of governing body or proprietor where pupil excluded for fixed periodEngland only
101Duty of local education authority in relation to excluded pupilsEngland only
102Reintegration interviewEngland and Wales
103Duty of parent in relation to excluded pupilEngland only
104Notice to parent relating to excluded pupilEngland only
105Penalty notice in respect of presence of excluded pupil in public placeEngland only
106Penalty notices: supplementalEngland only
107Penalty notices: amendments of Police Reform Act 2002England and Wales
108Removal of excluded pupils to designated premisesEngland and Wales
109Failure to secure school attendanceEngland and Wales
110Sums received under section 444A of Education Act 1996England only
111Meaning of "maintained school" and "relevant school" in Chapter 2England and Wales

Part 8: The Office of Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills

Chapter 1 - The office and the chief inspector

112The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and SkillsEngland only
113Her Majesty's Chief Inspector for Education, Children's Services and SkillsEngland only
114Her Majesty's Inspectors of Education, Children's Services and SkillsEngland only
115Further provision about Chief Inspector and other inspectors etc.England only
116Functions of the officeEngland only
117Performance of Office's functionsEngland only
118Functions of the Chief InspectorEngland only
119Performance of Chief Inspector's functionsEngland only
120Children's Rights DirectorEngland only
121Annual and other reports to Secretary of StateEngland only
Chapter 2- General transfer of functions122General transfer of functions to the Chief InspectorEngland only
Chapter 3 - Inspection of further education and training etc.123Education and training to which this Chapter appliesEngland only
124Inspection of education and training to which this Chapter appliesEngland only
125Inspection of further education institutionsEngland only
126Other inspectionsEngland only
127Action plansEngland only
128Area inspectionsEngland only
129Reports of area inspectionsEngland only
130Action plans following area inspectionsEngland only
131Power of entryEngland only
132Power to inspect documents etcEngland only
133Framework for inspectionsEngland only
134Abolition of Adult Learning InspectorateEngland only
Chapter 4 - Inspection of local authorities in England135Functions to which this Chapter applies and related activitiesEngland only
136Inspection of local authorities in EnglandEngland only
137Reports of inspection under section 136England only
138Annual reviews of local authorities in EnglandEngland only
139Power of entryEngland only
140Power to inspect documents etc.England only
141Power to require information etc.England only
142Interpretation etc.England only
Chapter 5 - Inspection of CAFCASS functions143Inspection of CAFCASS functionsEngland and Wales
144Power of entryEngland and Wales
145Power to inspect documents etc.England and Wales
Chapter 6 -Further provisions relating to functions of Chief Inspector146Inspection of secure training centresEngland only
147Inspection of premises in connection with adoption and fostering functionsEngland only
148Transfer of certain CSCI functions to the Chief InspectorEngland only
149Interaction with other authoritiesEngland only
150Evidence of authorityEngland only
151Publication of inspection reportsEngland only
152Combined reportsEngland only
153Use of InformationEngland only
Chapter 7 - Miscellaneous and supplementary154Duty to report on contribution of certain schools to community cohesionEngland only
155Payment of annual fee to the Chief Inspector by local authoritiesEngland only
156Removal of HMICA's duty to inspect performance of Assembly's functions relating to family proceedingsWales only
157Minor and consequential amendmentsEngland only
158Transitional provisions and savingsEngland only
159Interpretation of Part 8England only
Part 9: Miscellaneous160Power of Chief Inspector to investigate complaints about schoolsEngland only
161Powers to facilitate innovationEngland and Wales
162Power to repeal references to "local education authorities" and “children’s services authority” etc.UK wide
163Provision of advice by adjudicatorEngland only
164Information about children receiving funded education outside schoolEngland and Wales
165Powers of members of staff of further education institutions to use forceEngland and Wales
166Collaboration arrangements: maintained schools and further education bodiesEngland and Wales
167Consultation with young pupilsEngland and Wales
168Maintained nursery schools: amendment of sections 496 and 497 of EA 1996England and Wales
169Prohibition on participation in management of independent schoolEngland and Wales
170Prohibition on participation in management: supplementaryEngland and Wales
171Prohibition on participation in management: transitional provisionEngland and Wales
172Offences relating to independent schoolsEngland and Wales
173Special educational needs co-ordinatorsEngland and Wales
174Time limits relating to statements of special educational needsEngland and Wales
175Miscellaneous amendments relating to WalesWales only
176Support schemes in relation to education and training for persons aged 10 to 15England only
177University bodies: amendment of section 29 of Leasehold Reform Act 1967England and Wales
Part 10: General178Framework power relating to WalesWales only
179Restrictions on framework power conferred by section 178Wales only
180Functions to be exercisable by National Assembly for WalesWales only
181Orders and regulations: general provisionsUK wide
182Parliamentary control of orders and regulationsUK wide
183Power to make consequential and transitional provision etcEngland and Wales
184RepealsEngland and Wales
185Financial provisionsUK wide
186Abbreviations of ActsUK wide
187General interpretationUK wide
188CommencementUK wide
189The appropriate authority by whom commencement order is madeUK wide
190ExtentUK wide
191Short titleUK wide

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