Education Act 2011

30Repeal of diploma entitlement for 16 to 18 year oldsE+W

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(1)In section 45 of ASCLA 2009 (local authority duties in relation to the core and additional entitlements), the provisions to be inserted into EA 1996 are amended as set out in subsections (2) to (6).

(2)In the italic cross-heading above section 17A, for “core and additional entitlements” substitute core entitlement.

(3)In section 17A (duties in relation to the core and additional entitlements)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “core entitlement and the additional entitlement are” substitute “ core entitlement is ”;

(b)omit subsections (2) to (5);

(c)in subsection (7), omit the definitions of “additional entitlement area” and “the additional entitlement”;

(d)omit subsection (8);

(e)in subsection (9)—

(i)for “references in subsections (1) and (2)” substitute “ reference in subsection (1) ”;

(ii)for “do” substitute “ does ”;

(f)in the heading, for “core and additional entitlements” substitute “ core entitlement ”.

(4)Omit section 17B (election for either core entitlement or additional entitlement).

(5)In section 17C (the core entitlement)—

(a)before subsection (1) insert—

(A1)A person over compulsory school age but under 19 has the core entitlement.;

(b)in subsection (1), for “electing for” substitute “ who has ”;

(c)after subsection (4) insert—

(5)In this section “course of study” means a course of education or training leading to a qualification specified, or a qualification of a description specified, by the Secretary of State by order for the purposes of this subsection.

(6)Omit section 17D (the additional entitlement).

(7)In section 48 of ASCLA 2009 (provision of education for persons subject to youth detention), in the section 18A to be inserted into EA 1996—

(a)in subsection (2)(e), omit “and the additional entitlement” and “who have elected for them”;

(b)for subsection (4) substitute—

(4)Section 17C (the core entitlement) applies for the purposes of subsection (2)(e).

(8)In section 86 of ASCLA 2009 (duties of Chief Executive of Skills Funding in respect of persons aged 19 or over or subject to adult detention)—

(a)in subsection (4)(h), omit “and the additional entitlement” and “who have elected for them”;

(b)for subsection (8) substitute—

(8)Section 17C of the Education Act 1996 (the core entitlement) applies for the purposes of subsection (4)(h).