The Education (Local Curriculum for Pupils in Key Stage 4) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Document Number:2014 No. 42 (W. 4)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 05/02/2014
 
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Welsh Statutory InstrumentsEducation, WalesMade15 January 2014Laid before the National Assembly for Wales16 January 2014Coming into force5 February 2014The Welsh Ministers in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 116 A(5) , 116 D(2) and 210 of the Education Act 2002(1) make the following Regulations. Title, commencement and application1.  (1)  The title of these Regulations is the Education (Local Curriculum for Pupils in Key Stage 4) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and they come into force on 5 February 2014. (2) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales. Amendment of the Education (Local Curriculum for Pupils in Key Stage 4) (Wales) Regulations 20092.  The Education (Local Curriculum for Pupils in Key Stage 4) (Wales) Regulations 2009(2) are amended as follows— (a) for regulation 4 substitute— “Minimum number of courses of study of local curricula4.  (1)  The local curriculum for every maintained secondary school in Wales must include a minimum of 25 courses of study at NQF level 2 , of which at least 3 must be vocational. (2) A local authority may include a course of study at NQF level 1 instead of a course at NQF level 2 in the local curriculum for a maintained secondary school in its area if the same course is not available at NQF level 2 for pupils in the fourth key stage.”; (b) omit regulations 5 to 7; and (c) in the heading to regulation 11 omit “and notices waiving right to review”. Alun DaviesMinister for Education and Skills, one of the Welsh Ministers15 January 2014EXPLANATORY NOTE(This note is not part of the Regulations) The Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009 (nawm 1) inserted new provisions into...

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