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Education (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 15 – Identification of small maintained schools in Wales for the purposes of this Chapter

37.This section provides a power for the Welsh Ministers to make an order defining a “small maintained school” by the numbers of pupils in a school. The numbers of pupils would be those specified on a given date in a school year. Once a small maintained school is defined, the Welsh Ministers will be able to use their powers in section 16 to direct the federation of such schools.

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