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The Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 2018

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Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 830

Education, England

The Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 2018

Made

10th July 2018

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Secretary of State for Education in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 69(3) and (4) and 138(7) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998(1) makes the following Order.

In making this Order the Secretary of State has followed the procedure specified in the Religious Character of Schools (Designation Procedure) Regulations 1998(2).

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Designation of Schools Having a Religious Character (England) Order 2018 and comes into force on the day after the day it was made.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the relevant religious denomination” means the religious denomination in accordance with whose tenets education is provided at the school or the school is conducted.

Designation of schools

3.—(1) The voluntary schools listed in column (1) of the Schedule are designated as schools having a religious character.

(2) The relevant religious denomination in relation to a school listed in column (1) of the Schedule is specified in relation to that school in column (3).

Signed on behalf of the Secretary of State

Lesley Jones

Deputy Director

Department for Education

10th July 2018

Article 3

SCHEDULESchools having a religious character

(1)

Name and postcode of School

(2)

Category of School

(3)

Relevant religious denomination

Kirklees
Honley Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior Infant and Nursery School HD9 6AUVoluntary controlledChurch of England
Norfolk
Clover Hill Church of England VA Infant School & Nursery NR5 9APVoluntary aidedChurch of England
Kelling CE Primary School NR25 7EDVoluntary aidedChurch of England
Walsingham CE VA Primary School NR22 6DUVoluntary aidedChurch of England
Peterborough
St. Michael CofE Primary School PE2 8SZVoluntary aidedChurch of England

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates the voluntary schools named in the Order as having a religious character in accordance with section 69(3) and (4) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (“the Act”).

Designation as a school which has a religious character is relevant for a number of purposes under the Act, notably:

(a)as part of the mechanism for determining the form of religious education to be provided under Schedule 19 to the Act;

(b)as part of the mechanism for determining the form of collective worship to be provided under Schedule 20 to the Act; and

(c)as part of the mechanism for determining school staffing matters under sections 58 to 60 of the Act.

(2)

S.I. 1998/2535, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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