The Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 959
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/09/2019

Statutory Instruments

Education, England


20 th May 2019

Laid before Parliament

22 nd May 2019

Coming into force

1 st September 2019

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 408 and 563 of the Education Act 1996(1).

The Secretary of State has consulted with those persons with whom consultation appeared to be desirable, in accordance with section 408(5) of the Education Act 1996.

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and come into force on 1 st September 2019.

    Amendment of the Education (Pupil Information) (England) Regulations 2005

  2. —(1) The Education (Pupil Information) (England) Regulations 2005(2) are amended as follows.

    (2) In paragraph 6(1)(d) of Schedule 2 (information forming part of the common transfer file) omit “at the end of any key stage completed”.

    Nick Gibb

    Minister of State

    Department for Education

    20 th May 2019


    (This note is not part of the Order)

    These Regulations amend the Education (Pupil Information) (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I. 2005/1437) (“the 2005 Regulations”).

    These Regulations amend paragraph 6(1)(d) of Schedule 2 to the 2005 Regulations, which makes provision in respect of the information which must be contained within a pupil’s common transfer file (as defined in regulation 9 of the 2005 Regulations). A common transfer file contains information about a pupil which is to be transferred to a new school when the pupil changes school. Currently, paragraph 6(1)(d) only requires the results of national curriculum assessments taken at the end of a key stage to be added to the common transfer file. The effect of the amendment made by these Regulations is to require the results of all national curriculum...

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