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Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021

Section 49 - Introduction

106.This section describes the contents of Part 3. The Part makes provision about the curriculum for education provided for children of compulsory school age under section 19A of the 1996 Act:

  • at pupil referral units, or

  • otherwise than at pupil referral units.

107.Local authorities in Wales are required to make arrangements for the provision of suitable education under section 19A of the 1996 Act for children of compulsory school age who would not receive a suitable education unless such arrangements were made: for example, for children who are ill or excluded from school.

108.Section 19A is inserted into the 1996 Act by paragraph 4 of Schedule 2; section 19 of the 1996 Act (which previously imposed similar requirements) ceases to have effect in relation to local authorities in Wales on the coming into force of this Act.

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