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Education (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 26 - Prohibition of establishment of new foundation schools

54.Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (“the 1998 Act”) makes provision about the establishment, alteration and discontinuance of maintained schools in Wales. Section 28 of, and Schedule 6 to, the 1998 Act make provision about proposals for the establishment and alteration of community, foundation, voluntary schools and maintained nursery schools, and the implementation of those proposals. This section amends section 28 of, and Schedule 6 to, the 1998 Act by removing the ability of local authorities or other promoters to propose the establishment of a new foundation school in Wales. This section also amends section 113A of the Learning and Skills Act 2000 to remove the ability of the Welsh Ministers to propose the establishment of a foundation school for pupils over the age of 16.

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