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Independent And Maintained Schools(Exchange Of Pupils)

Volume 959: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is her view concerning individual arrangements made between schools in the independent and maintained sectors in the same locality, for exchanges of pupils or staff on a temporary basis, to facilitate better understandings between the two sectors.

Co-operative arrangements between maintained and independent schools must be viewed individually. They require my right hon. Friend's approval only if they fall within the terms of section 9(1) of the Education Act 1944, section 6(1) of the Education Act 1953, or regulations made under section 81(b) of the Education Act 1944.