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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

be connected newsletter for education - June 2020

In this edition we provide you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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Legal updates

Parental complaints that involve mental health issues

Given the symptoms of mental health problems it is not surprising that they can sometimes seem to evidence themselves in the complaints process. Does this change your approach and how do you deal with parents who appear to exhibit signs of poor Mental Health?

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Legal updates

The introduction of relationships and sex education in schools - September 2020

The Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education (England) Regulations came into force in 2019. The regulations make the teaching of these subjects compulsory in schools (specific elements being phase dependant) from September 2020.

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Academy conversions and transfer projects

Guidance for managing academy conversions and transfers.

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