SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1E+WMinor and consequential amendments

Part 1E+WRegulation and inspection

Education Act 2002 (c. 32)E+W

13The Education Act 2002 is amended as follows.

Prospective

14In the definition of “qualifying body” in section 1(3) (interpretation) for paragraph (g) substitute—

(g)the proprietor of a school approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996 (non-maintained special schools).

15Before section 157 insert—

156AApplication of Chapter to schools in Wales only

(1)References in this Chapter to an independent school are to an independent school in Wales.

(2)For provision regulating independent schools in England, see Chapter 1 of Part 4 of the Education and Skills Act 2008.

16In section 157 (independent school standards) omit subsections (1A) and (2)(b).

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 1 para. 16 in force at 5.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3364, art. 2(z) (with art. 4)

17In section 158 (the registers)—

(a)omit subsections (1)(a) and (2);

(b)in subsection (3), for “the National Assembly for Wales” substitute “ the Welsh Ministers ”.

18Omit sections 162A and 162B (inspection of registered schools in England).

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 1 para. 18 in force at 1.9.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2009/1606, art. 3 (with art. 6)

I6Sch. 1 para. 18 in force at 5.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3364, art. 2(z) (with art. 4)

19In section 163 (power to inspect registered schools in Wales)—

(a)in the title, omit “in Wales”;

(b)in subsection (1)(a), omit “for Wales” and “in Wales”;

(c)in subsection (5), omit the definition of “the Chief Inspector for Wales”.

20In section 164 (inspections under section 163: supplementary) omit “for Wales” in subsections (1), (2)(a) (in both places), (3), (4), (9), (11) and (12).

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I8Sch. 1 para. 20 in force at 5.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3364, art. 2(z) (with art. 4)

21In section 165(1)(a) (failure to meet standards) omit “162A or”.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I9Sch. 1 para. 21 in force at 5.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3364, art. 2(z) (with art. 4)

22In section 167A (prohibition on participation in management of independent schools)—

(a)omit subsection (6)(a);

(b)in subsection (6)(b) omit “in relation to Wales,”.

23For sections 167C and 167D (information and notification in relation to directions under section 167A) substitute—

167CDirections under section 167A: information

(1)Where the appropriate authority is a public authority other than the Welsh Ministers, the Welsh Ministers may provide to that authority any information relating to a person which is held by the Welsh Ministers in connection with the Welsh Ministers' functions under this Chapter.

(2)The Secretary of State may provide to the appropriate authority any information relating to a person which is held by the Secretary of State and which appears to the Secretary of State to be relevant to the exercise of the appropriate authority's functions under section 167A or by virtue of section 167B.

(3)The Chief Inspector may provide to the appropriate authority any information relating to a person which appears to the Chief Inspector to be relevant to the exercise of the appropriate authority's functions under section 167A or by virtue of section 167B.

(4)The Independent Barring Board may provide to the appropriate authority any information relating to a person which is held by the Board in connection with its functions and which appears to it to be relevant to the exercise of the appropriate authority's functions under section 167A or by virtue of section 167B.

(5)The appropriate authority may provide to the Independent Barring Board, F1... the General Teaching Council for Wales, the Chief Inspector, the Secretary of State or, where the appropriate authority is a public authority other than the Welsh Ministers, the Welsh Ministers, any information relating to a person which is held by the appropriate authority in connection with its functions under section 167A.

167DDirections under section 167A: notification

Where the appropriate authority gives a direction under section 167A(1), or varies or revokes any such direction, it must notify—

(a)the registration authority (unless the appropriate authority is the registration authority), and

(b)the Secretary of State and (if different) the appropriate authority for the purposes of sections 128 to 131 of the Education and Skills Act 2008 (prohibition on participation in management of independent educational institutions in England).

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in Sch. 1 para. 23 omitted (1.4.2012) by virtue of Education Act 2011 (c. 21), s. 82(3), Sch. 2 para. 20(b); S.I. 2012/924, art. 2

Commencement Information

I11Sch. 1 para. 23 in force at 5.1.2015 by S.I. 2014/3364, art. 2(z) (with art. 4)

24(1)Section 171 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In the definition of “Chief Inspector”—

(a)omit paragraph (a);

(b)in paragraph (b) omit “in relation to a school in Wales,”.

(3)Omit the definition of “early years provision”.

(4)In the definition of “the register”—

(a)omit paragraph (a);

(b)in paragraph (b) omit “in relation to a school in Wales,”.

(5)In the definition of “registration authority” for paragraphs (a) and (b) substitute “ the Welsh Ministers ”.