The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/1976/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-07-30

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1976

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1998

Made
30th July 1998

Coming into force
31st August 1998

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 356(2)(c) and (5) and 568(5) and (6) of the Education Act 1996(1), the Secretary of State for Wales hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 31st August 1998.

Amendment of Order

2.—(1) The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) Order 1997(2) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In article 10, in paragraph (5) there is inserted after “English,”, “Welsh,”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Peter Hain
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
30th July 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order makes one amendment to the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) Order 1997. It specifies that National Curriculum tests in Welsh (First Language) are to be administered only to those pupils who are expected by the head teacher to achieve at least level 3 (bringing the provisions in the 1997 Order relating to Welsh NC tests in line with those relating to NC tests in English, mathematics and science).


(1)
1996 c. 56.

(2)
S.I. 1997/2010.
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