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The Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014

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PART 6Provision of information

32.—(1) The standard about the provision of information by the school is met if the proprietor ensures that—

(a)the information specified in sub-paragraph (2) is provided to parents of pupils and parents of prospective pupils and, on request, to the Chief Inspector(1), the Secretary of State or an independent inspectorate(2);

(b)the information specified in sub-paragraph (3) is made available to parents of pupils and parents of prospective pupils and, on request, to the Chief Inspector, the Secretary of State or an independent inspectorate;

(c)particulars of the arrangements for meeting the standard contained in paragraph 7 are published on the school’s internet website or, where no such website exists, are provided to parents on request;

(d)following an inspection under section 108 or 109 of the 2008 Act, a copy of the report of the inspection (if it has been sent to the proprietor) is published and maintained on the school’s internet website, and provided to the parents of each registered pupil, by any date specified by the body who conducted the inspection;

(e)following an inspection under section 87(1) of the 1989 Act, a copy of the report of the inspection (if it has been sent to the proprietor) is published and maintained on the school’s internet website, and provided to the parents of each boarder;

(f)an annual written report of each registered pupil’s progress and attainment in the main subject areas taught is provided to the parents of that registered pupil except that no report need be provided where the parent has agreed otherwise;

(g)any information reasonably requested in connection with an inspection under section 109 of the 2008 Act which is required for the purposes of the inspection is provided to the body conducting the inspection and that body is given access to the school’s admission and attendance registers;

(h)where a pupil wholly or partly funded by a local authority (except where funding is solely for free of charge early years provision in accordance with the duty contained in section 7 of the Childcare Act 2006(3)) is registered at the school, an annual account of income received and expenditure incurred by the school in respect of that pupil is provided to the local authority and, on request, to the Secretary of State;

(i)where a pupil with an EHC plan wholly or partly funded by a local authority or other body through public funds is registered at the school, such information as may reasonably be required for the purpose of the annual review of the EHC plan is provided to the responsible local authority; and

(j)particulars of any action specified in sub-paragraph (4) are published and maintained on the school’s website or, where no such website exists, are provided to parents.

(2) The information specified in this sub-paragraph is—

(a)the school’s address and telephone number and the name of the head teacher;

(b)either—

(i)where the proprietor is an individual, the proprietor’s full name, address for correspondence during both term-time and holidays and a telephone number or numbers on which the proprietor may be contacted, or

(ii)where the proprietor is a body of persons, the address and telephone number of its registered or principal office;

(c)where there is a governing body, the name and address for correspondence of its Chair; and

(d)a statement of the school’s ethos (including any religious ethos) and aims.

(3) The information specified in this sub-paragraph is—

(a)particulars of the school’s policy on and arrangements for admissions, misbehaviour and exclusions;

(b)particulars of educational and welfare provision for pupils with EHC plans and pupils for whom English is an additional language;

(c)particulars of the policy referred to in paragraph 2;

(d)particulars of arrangements for meeting the standards contained in paragraphs 9, 10, 11 and 13;

(e)particulars of the school’s academic performance during the preceding school year, including the results of any public examinations;

(f)details of the complaints procedure referred to in paragraph 33, and the number of complaints registered under the formal procedure during the preceding school year; and

(g)a copy of the report of any inspection carried out under sections 108 or 109 of the 2008 Act or section 87(1) of the 1989 Act.

(4) The action specified in this sub-paragraph is—

(a)any decision of the Secretary of State to remove the school from the register under sections 100, 105, 112, 116, 119, or 123 of the 2008 Act;

(b)any decision of the Secretary of State to impose a relevant restriction on the proprietor under section 116 of the 2008 Act; and

(c)any order of a justice of the peace under section 120 of the 2008 Act to remove the school from the register.

(5) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (4)(b), “relevant restriction” has the meaning given in section 117(1) of the 2008 Act.

(1)

For the meaning of “Chief Inspector” see section 138(1) of the 2008 Act.

(2)

An independent inspectorate is a body approved by the Secretary of State under section 106 of the 2008 Act.

(3)

2006 c.21. Section 7 was substituted by section 1 of the 2011 Act and section 7A was inserted by section 87 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (c.6).

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