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Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021

Section 79 - Meaning of “maintained school”, “maintained nursery school” and associated expressions

180.Section 79 provides that a school is a maintained school, for the purposes of the Act, if it is a community, foundation or voluntary school (as defined in the 1998 Act: see sections 20 and 21 of that Act), a community special school (other than one established in a hospital) or a maintained nursery school. In any of these cases, the school must be maintained by a local authority in Wales.

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