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Publication - Guidance

Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010: guidance

Published: 14 May 2015
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781785443565

For local authorities to consult on changes to schools (including nursery) such as closing, relocating or opening a new school.

39 page PDF

395.3kB

39 page PDF

395.3kB

Contents
Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010: guidance
Footnotes

39 page PDF

395.3kB

Footnotes

1 http://www.gov.scot/publications/commission-delivery-rural-education-report/

2 The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014 ( SSI No. 165) sets out the amendments which come into force on 1 August 2014 and transitional and transitory provisions regarding these.

3 The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 8 and Saving Provision) Order 2015 ( SSI No. 104) brought Part 15 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 fully into force and included a saving provision in relation to closure proposals called in before 30 March 2015.

4 The Rural Schools List is published at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/Buildings/changestoschoolestate/Ruralschoollist

and an explanation of how the list is compiled and maintained is provided at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/Buildings/changestoschoolestate/RuralGuidance

5 The timeline is available at: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00474417.pdf

6 Education Scotland guidance to local authorities: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/SchoolsConsultationActAdvice2014_tcm4-837294.pdf

7 Education Scotland school consultation reports: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/inspectionandreview/reports/schoolconsultations/index.asp

8 Report of the Commission on the Delivery of Rural Education, paragraph 90.

9 Groups and individuals who may have additional support needs arising from, for example, the learning environment, family circumstances, disability or health needs, or social and emotional factors.

10 The financial template and technical note are available at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/Buildings/changestoschoolestate/financialtrackguidance and http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00456682.pdf

11 Determining Primary School Capacity – Guidance http://www.gov.scot/publications/determining-primary-school-capacity-guidance/

12 Building Better Schools http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2009/09/22154600/0

13 As set out in The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014 ( SSI No. 165)

14 The transitional and transitory provisions regarding the amendments of the 2010 Act to insert new sections 11A, 12A and a substituted section 13 are set out in The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014 ( SSI No. 165).

15 As set out in The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014 ( SSI No. 165)

16 Section 5(5)(a) to the 2010 Act, as inserted by section 79(4) to the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

17 Section 9(1) and (2) to the 2010 Act

18 Section 15(2A)(b) of the 2010 Act

19 Section 17(2) of the 2010 Act

20 Section 15(3), (4) and (6) of the 2010 Act, as amended by section 81(1)(c) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

21 Section 17B(1) of the 2010 Act

22 Between 1 August 2014 and 30 March 2015, a decision by the Scottish Ministers to refuse consent would have triggered a restriction under Article 4 of The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2014 ( SSI No. 165). However, no decision to refuse consent was taken by the Scottish Ministers in this period.


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