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Compulsory Registration Children Not In School – Parents Duties

This post focuses on what Part 3 of the Schools Bill says after being amended on Report July 18th about parents’ duties in respect of compulsory registration of children not in school. (This post is not exhaustive – scroll to the end to see a list of what is NOT COVERED.)

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Schools Bill What Does Means Mean plus Forum/Panel New Guidance

A number of government amendments mitigating the compulsory registration of children not in school [CNIS] were passed at the end of Schools Bill Report stage in the House of Lords on July 18th. The Bill has been reprinted incorporating changes made during Report and clause 49 below (originally cl 48) is now clause 33.

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Government Amendments to CNIS Register make it Less Bad

This post sets out my interpretation of the government’s amendments to the Children Not In School Register which at the time of writing are scheduled to be discussed at Report in the House of Lords on July 18th 2022. The Bill will be reprinted after it finishes in the Lords to incorporate amendments carried in the Lords and as explained here, government amendments always go through. This post gives a preview what the CNIS clauses will look like with amendments. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REGISTRATION CLAUSES WERE AMENDED SUBSTANTIALLY FOR THE BETTER FOLLOWING REPORT STAGE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS ON JULY 18TH, ALSO THAT THE CLAUSES NUMBERS ARE ALL NOW DIFFERENT. UP TO DATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND VIA THE #SCHOOLSBILL TAG

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Registration Discussed in Schools Bill House of Lords Committee

On Monday June 20th 2022 Committee of the House of Lords reached Day 4 of the Schools Bill. Peers debated the proposals for compulsory registration of children not in school. This post unpacks what was said. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REGISTRATION CLAUSES WERE AMENDED SUBSTANTIALLY FOR THE BETTER FOLLOWING REPORT STAGE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS ON JULY 18TH, ALSO THAT THE CLAUSES NUMBERS ARE ALL NOW DIFFERENT. UP TO DATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND VIA THE #SCHOOLSBILL TAG

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Children Not in School Register (England)

On May 11th 2022 the government set out proposals for the compulsory registration of children not in school (sometimes wrongly referred to as a “home education register”.) For those wondering exactly what – and how much – information might be included on the register the Fact Sheet (also referred to as a Policy Statement or Policy Briefing) which the government published alongside the Schools Bill has some illuminating – and alarming – details. Below are some key extracts from the Fact Sheet plus my comments. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REGISTRATION CLAUSES WERE AMENDED SUBSTANTIALLY FOR THE BETTER FOLLOWING REPORT STAGE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS ON JULY 18TH. UP TO DATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND VIA THE #SCHOOLSBILL TAG

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