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Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 3080

EDUCATION, ENGLAND

The Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 2000

Made

1st November 2000

Coming into force

1st November 2000

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 69(3) and (4) and 138(7) and (8) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998(1), and having followed the procedure specified in the Religious Character of Schools (Designation Procedure) Regulations 1998(2), the Secretary of State for Education and Employment hereby makes the following order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 1st November 2000.

2.—(1) In this Order “the relevant religion or religious denomination” means the religion or religious denomination in accordance with whose tenets religious education is, or may be, required to be provided at the school in accordance with Schedule 19 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (or as the case may be, each such religion or religious denomination).

(2) In this Order a reference to the Schedule is a reference to the Schedule to this Order.

3.  The schools listed in the Schedule are hereby designated as schools having a religious character.

4.  The relevant religion or religious denomination in relation to a school listed in column (1) of the Schedule is stated opposite thereto in column (3).

5.  Regulation 5 of, and Part II of the Schedule to, the Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 1999(3) (provisional designation of certain schools) are hereby revoked.

Caroline Macready

Divisional Manager,

Department for Education and Employment

1st November 2000

Regulations 3 and 4

SCHEDULESchools Having a Religious Character

(1)(2)(3)
Name and Postcode of SchoolCategory of SchoolRelevant Religion or Religious Denomination
Derbyshire
Richardson Endowed Primary School DE7 6EFvoluntary controlledChristian
Lincolnshire
De Aston School, Market Rasen LN8 3RFvoluntary controlledChristian
Norfolk
Great Yarmouth High School NR30 4LSvoluntary aidedChristian
Lynn Grove High, Gorleston NR31 8APvoluntary aidedChristian
Nottinghamshire
King Edward VI School DN22 6AUvoluntary controlledChristian
Hertfordshire
Hertsmere Jewish Primary School WD7 7LQvoluntary aidedJewish

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates further voluntary schools in England which have a religious character in addition to those already listed in the Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/2432) (“the 1999 Regulations”). Five of the schools set out in the Schedule were originally included in Part II of the Schedule to the 1999 Regulations as schools in respect of which he had not yet come to a final decision as to religious character or religious denomination. In all cases the provisional designation of those schools as Christian has been confirmed.

(1)

1998 c. 31. By virtue of S.I. 1999/672 the powers conferred by these provisions are exercisable by the Secretary of State only in relation to England.

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