1 Throughout this document the term 'education authority' will be used to apply to both education authority and local authority.
5 Throughout this document the term parent(s) will be used to apply to anyone with parental responsibility, including carer, those providing a foster or residential placement, or the local authority where full parental responsibility rests with them.http://www.gtcs.org.uk/professional-standards/the-standards/standards-for-leadership-andmanagement.aspx
41 "school age" is defined in section 31 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 as "subject to sections 32(3), 33(2) and (4) of this Act, a person is of school age if he has attained the age of five years and has not attained the age of sixteen years".
Email: Douglas Forrester
Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House