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 Instruments

Education, Wales

Made

15 January 2014

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales

16 January 2014

Coming into force

5 February 2014

The 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 application

  1. (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 2009

  2. 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 curricula

  3. (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 Davies

    Minister for Education and Skills, one of the Welsh Ministers

    15 January 2014

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    The Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure 2009 (nawm 1) inserted new provisions into Part 7 of the Education Act 2002. Part 7 concerns the curriculum in maintained schools in Wales. As a result of Part 1 of the Measure the curriculum in maintained secondary schools in Wales is expanded to include the local curriculum entitlements of pupils in key stage 4.

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