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underpinning legal framework

26 August 2011
In the context of LOtC, off-site activities and outdoor learning, legal requirements are largely defined by the interface of health and safety with employment law. The main points of statutory reference are:
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
  • Children Act (2004)
This guidance note explains the underpinning legal framework.  

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Legal updates

Relationships and sex education in schools

After a period of consultation and discussion with many organisations dating back to 2017, the Department for Education has now published its statutory guidance on relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education.

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Guides

Taking the next steps - MATs

Browne Jacobson has once again been delighted to work in partnership with the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and the National Governors’ Association (NGA) on the revision of a trio of popular guidance papers focusing on ‘Taking the next steps’ when ‘Considering Forming or Joining a Group of Schools’, ‘Joining a Multi-Academy Trust’ or ‘Forming a Multi-Academy Trust’.

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Legal updates

be connected newsletter for education April 2019

In this edition we will connect you with a comprehensive selection of the very latest in legal updates, news and insight from the education sector.

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Legal updates

Articles of Association Services for Catholic MATs

After several years of negotiation the Department for Education (DfE) has released new precedent Articles of Association for Catholic multi-academy trusts (MATs).

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