Education

Education guidance:

A school in the maintained school sector can convert to independent academy status under the Academies Act 2010. Conversion arises once a conversion order is made by the...

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Accidents happen in schools Children are often injured without any fault on the part of any person. They are by definition young and inexperienced. Equally, they cannot...

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This Practice Note considers the Building Schools for the Future government scheme the current Priority School Building Programme. It also looks at the construction...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch...

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From: [insert child's previous forename and surname] To: [insert child's new forename and surname] This change of name Deed is made the [insert date and month] 20[insert...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in England and Wales...

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This Practice Note explains the modifications and disapplications introduced by the Early Years Foundation Stage (Learning and Development and Welfare Requirements)...

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This Practice Note explains the changes to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal based on the impact of the Tribunal Procedure (Coronavirus) (Amendment)...

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This document provides general guidance regarding changing a child’s name. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. Who can...

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It has been Government policy for centuries to encourage charitable giving. Tax relief plays a key role in this policy. Charities (defined as either corporate bodies with...

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Charities can adopt a variety of different legal forms or structures. A charity’s governing documents will depend on the form or structure adopted. A charity’s governance...

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The requirements for reporting and accounting by charities are set out in sections 130–176, Part 8 Charity Accounts, Reports and Returns of the Charities Act 2011 (CA...

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The main rights that a child has in school are: • the right to an education, and • the right to receive the level of care and protection which a reasonable parent would...

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Produced in partnership with Dechert LLP This Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number...

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This tracker is focused on education and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38 and Sch 16 Pt 1, para 3(1),...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37-38 and CA 2020, Sch 16, Pt 1, para...

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This Lexis®PSL Local Government future developments tracker is intended to be used to track key upcoming developments of interest to Education lawyers covering the entire...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch...

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The public sector equality duty Under the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/353, particular duties are imposed on...

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The offences of failing to secure regular attendance at school The Education Act 1996 (EA 1996) imposes criminal liability on a parent who fails to ensure that their...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch...

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Higher education institutions (HEIs) have long had a wide range of public law duties incorporated into statute or funding requirements that must be adhered to in addition...

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The UK higher education (HE) sector has been slow to adopt the sort of standardised contractual documentation that has been commonplace in other education sub-sectors for...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt 1–Sch 16 Pt 3, Sch...

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