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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 154: Duty to report on contribution of certain schools to community cohesion

616.This section adds to the six areas currently covered by inspection reports under section 5 of the 2005 Act an additional element covering community cohesion.  Inspection reports under that section will now need to cover:

(a)

the quality of the education provided in the school,

(b)

how far the education provided in the school meets the needs of the range of pupils,

(c)

the educational standards achieved in the school,

(d)

the quality of the leadership in and management of the school, including whether the financial resources made available to the school are managed effectively,

(e)

the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the pupils at the school,

(f)

the contribution made by the school to the well-being of those pupils, and

(g)

the contribution made by the school to community cohesion.

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