The CfBT/Lambeth Education Action Zone Order 1998

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Published: 1998-08-10

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1954

EDUCATION, ENGLAND AND WALES
The CfBT/Lambeth Education Action Zone Order 1998

Made
10th August 1998

Laid before Parliament
11th August 1998

Coming into force
1st September 1998

Whereas an application for the purpose of establishing an education action zone has been made to the Secretary of State with the consent of the governing bodies of every school which is comprised in this Order.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 10(1) and 138(7) of, and paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to, the School Standards and Framework Act 1998(1), the Secretary of State for Education and Employment hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the CfBT/Lambeth Education Action Zone Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st September 1998.

Interpretation

2.  In this order–

“partners” means those persons listed in Schedule 1 to this Order; and

“zone school” means a school listed in Schedule 2 of this Order.

Constitution of education action zone

3.  The schools listed in Schedule 2 to this Order shall constitute collectively an education action zone under the name of the CfBT/Lambeth Education Action Zone (“the zone”) for the purposes of Chapter III of Part I of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.

4.  There shall be an Education Action Forum for the zone, the membership of which shall include–

(a)one person appointed by the governing body of each zone school, unless any such governing body chooses not to make such an appointment;

(b)either one or two persons appointed by the Secretary of State; and

(c)one person appointed by each partner, unless any partner chooses not to make such an appointment.

5.  The Forum may at any time appoint–

(a)up to 6 additional members appearing to them to represent the interests of business in the area served by the zone schools;

(b)one additional member appearing to them to represent the interests of Southwark Diocesan Board of Education;

(c)either one or two additional members appearing to them to represent the interests of institutions within the further or higher education sector (within the meaning of, respectively, section 91(3) and (5) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992(2)) in the area served by the zone schools;

(d)up to 6 additional members appearing to them to represent the voluntary, community and charitable sectors in the area served by the zone schools;

(e)one additional member appearing to them to represent the health sector in the area served by the zone schools;

(f)one additional member from persons appearing to them to represent the social services department of the Council of the London Borough of Lambeth;

(g)one additional member appearing to them to represent the Metropolitan Police force;

(h)one additional member who is a member of the Council of the London Borough of Lambeth;

(i)either one or two members appearing to them to represent head teachers of zone schools;

(j)one member appearing to them to represent the staff at zone schools; and

(k)up to 3 other members appearing to them to be able to further the objects of the zone.

Disqualification from membership of the Forum

6.  Articles 7 to 9 shall have effect for the purpose of prescribing the circumstances and cases in which a person is to be disqualified for holding, or continuing to hold, office as a member of the Forum.

Disqualification from membership of Forum—bankruptcy etc.

7.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this regulation, a person shall be disqualified for holding, or for continuing to hold, office as a member of the Forum if he has been adjudged bankrupt or has made a composition or arrangement with his creditors; and a member, on becoming so disqualified, shall give written notice of the fact to the clerk to the Forum.

(2) Where a person is disqualified by reason of his having been adjudged bankrupt, that disqualification shall cease–

(a)unless the bankruptcy order made against that person is previously annulled, on his discharge from bankruptcy; and

(b)if the bankruptcy order is so annulled, on the date of the annulment.

(3) Where a person is disqualified by reason of his having made a composition or arrangement with his creditors and he pays his debts in full, the disqualification shall cease on the date on which the payment is completed and in any other case it shall cease on the expiration of three years from the date on which the terms of the deed of composition or arrangements are fulfilled.

Disqualification from membership of Forum—criminal convictions

8.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) a person shall be disqualified for holding, or for continuing to hold, office as a member of the Forum if–

(a)within five years before his appointment would otherwise have taken effect or since his appointment, he has been convicted, whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, of any offence and has had passed on him a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three months without the option of a fine;

(b)within twenty years before his appointment would otherwise have taken effect, he has been convicted as aforesaid and has had passed on him a sentence of imprisonment for a period of more than two and a half years; or

(c)he has at any time been convicted as aforesaid and has had passed on him a sentence of imprisonment of not less than five years.

(2) For the purposes of this regulation there shall be disregarded any conviction by or before a court outside the United Kingdom of an offence in respect of conduct which, if it had taken place in any part of the United Kingdom, would not have constituted an offence under the law in force in that part of the United Kingdom.

Disqualification—absence from meetings

9.  Any member of the Forum who, without the consent of the Forum has failed to attend the meetings thereof for a continuous period of six months beginning with the date of a meeting shall, on the expiry of that period, be disqualified for continuing to be a member of the Forum without prejudice however, to his re-appointment.

Chairman’s tenure of office

10.  The chairman of the Forum elected in accordance with paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Act, shall hold office for one year from the date of his election (unless he resigns his office earlier), without prejudice to his eligibility to be re-elected for a further such period.

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1MEANING OF “PARTNERS”

The following persons are “partners” for the purposes of appointing additional members of the Forum:

Shell International plc

CfBT Education Services

The Council of the London Borough of Lambeth

Article 3

SCHEDULE 2SCHOOLS COMPRISING THE ZONE


Archbishop Sumner’s CE Primary School

Ashmole Primary School

Christ Church (North Brixton) CE Primary School

Effra Nursery School

Effra Primary School

Ethelred Nursery School

Henry Fawcett Infants School

Henry Fawcett Junior School

Hill Mead Primary School

Jessop Primary School

Johanna Primary School

Lark Hall Infants School

Lark Hall Junior School

Lilian Baylis School

Loughborough Infant School

Loughborough Junior School

Mostyn Gardens Primary School

Reay Primary School

St Andrew’s CE Primary School

St Helen’s RC Primary School

St John’s (Angell Town) CE Primary School

St Jude’s CE Primary School

St Mark’s Kennington Oval Primary School

St Saviour’s CE Primary School

St Stephen’s CE Primary School

Stockwell Infants School

Stockwell Junior School

Stockwell Park School

Vauxhall Primary School

Walnut Tree Walk Primary School

Wyvil Primary School

Andrew Smith
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
10th August 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order establishes the CfBT/Lambeth Education Action Zone, which comprises the schools listed in the Schedule. The Order also provides (in articles 4 and 5) for the membership of the Education Action Forum for the Zone.


(1)
1998 c. 31.

(2)
1992 c. 13.
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