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Deregulation Act 2015

Home-school agreements

786.Section 110 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 requires the governing body of maintained schools, city technology colleges, city colleges for the technology of the arts and Academy schools in England and Wales to adopt a home school agreement (“HSA”) and a parental declaration. A HSA is a statement which sets out the school’s aims and values, its expectations of pupils and the responsibilities of the school and parents with regard to their child’s education. A parental agreement is the document used by parents to record that they acknowledge their responsibilities.

787.Paragraph 2 repeals section 110 and makes consequential repeals and other amendments. It comes into force on a day to be appointed by the Secretary of State in a commencement order.

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