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Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021

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(1)The local authority, the management committee (if there is one) and the teacher in charge of a pupil referral unit must exercise their functions with a view to ensuring that there is a curriculum for the unit that complies with the requirements in subsections (2) to (5).

(2)The first requirement is that the curriculum must—

(a)enable pupils to develop in the ways described in the four purposes,

(b)provide for appropriate progression for pupils,

(c)be suitable for pupils of differing ages, abilities and aptitudes, and

(d)be broad and balanced, so far as is appropriate for pupils.

(3)The second requirement is that the curriculum must make provision for teaching and learning that—

(a)encompasses the Health and Well-being area of learning and experience,

(b)encompasses the mandatory element of Relationships and Sexuality Education, and

(c)develops the mandatory cross-curricular skills.

(4)The third requirement is that the provision made under subsection (3)(b) must be developmentally appropriate for pupils.

(5)The fourth requirement is that the curriculum must make provision, if it is reasonably possible and appropriate to do so, for teaching and learning—

(a)in the other areas of learning and experience, and

(b)in the other mandatory elements.

(6)The teacher in charge of a pupil referral unit must publish a summary of the curriculum for the unit, or arrange for it to be published.

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I1S. 50 in force at 1.9.2022 for specified purposes by S.I. 2022/652, art. 5(1)(2)(d), Sch.

I2S. 50 in force at 1.9.2023 for specified purposes by S.I. 2022/652, art. 6(1)(2)(d)

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