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Children and Families Act 2014

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Pupils with medical conditions

100Duty to support pupils with medical conditions

(1)The appropriate authority for a school to which this section applies must make arrangements for supporting pupils at the school with medical conditions.

(2)In meeting the duty in subsection (1) the appropriate authority must have regard to guidance issued by the Secretary of State.

(3)The duty in subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a pupil who is a young child for the purposes of Part 3 of the Childcare Act 2006 (regulation of provision of childcare in England).

(4)This section applies to the following schools in England—

(a)a maintained school;

(b)an Academy school;

(c)an alternative provision Academy;

(d)a pupil referral unit.

(5)In this section—

  • “the appropriate authority for a school” means—

    (a)

    in the case of a maintained school, the governing body,

    (b)

    in the case of an Academy, the proprietor, and

    (c)

    in the case of a pupil referral unit, the management committee;

  • “maintained school” means—

    (a)

    a community, foundation or voluntary school, within the meaning of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, or

    (b)

    a community or foundation special school, within the meaning of that Act.

(6)The Education Act 1996 and this section are to be read as if this section were included in that Act.

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