Education and Inspections Act 2006

Early years provisionE+W

Prospective

167Consultation with young pupilsE+W

In section 176 of EA 2002 (consultation with pupils), in subsection (3)—

(a)in the definition of “maintained school”, for “or a community or foundation special school” substitute “ , a community or foundation special school or a maintained nursery school ”, and

(b)omit the definition of “pupil” (which excludes children who are being provided with nursery education).

168Maintained nursery schools: amendment of sections 496 and 497 of EA 1996E+W

(1)In section 496 of EA 1996 (power of Secretary of State to prevent unreasonable exercise of functions by LEA or governing body), in subsection (2)(b), for “or any community or foundation special school” substitute “ , of any community or foundation special school, or of any maintained nursery school ”.

(2)In section 497 of EA 1996 (Secretary of State's general default powers), in subsection (2)(b), for “or any community or foundation special school” substitute “ , of any community or foundation special school, or of any maintained nursery school ”.