The Heart of Slough Education Action Zone Order 1999

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Published: 1999-11-04

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3018

EDUCATION, ENGLAND
The Heart of Slough Education Action Zone Order 1999

Made
4th November 1999

Laid before Parliament
10th November 1999

Coming into force
1st December 1999

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 listed in Schedule 2 to this Order.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 10(1), 11 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 Heart of Slough Education Action Zone Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st December 1999.

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 to 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 Heart of Slough Education Action Zone (“the zone”) for the purposes of Chapter III of Part I of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.

Education Action Forum

4.  There shall be an Education Action Forum for the zone to be known as the Heart of Slough Education Action Forum (“the Forum”), the membership of which shall include—

(a)one person appointed by the governing body of each zone school, unless any such governing body choose 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 additional members as follows—

(a)up to five persons representing the interests of business;

(b)up to three parents of registered pupils attending zone schools;

(c)up to three persons representing the interests of the voluntary sector in the area served by the zone schools;

(d)one person representing the interests of Chalvey Early Years Centre (The Green, Slough SL1 2SP); and

(e)up to six persons who are considered by the Forum to have areas of expertise or experience not otherwise represented on the Forum.

Disqualification for 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 for membership of the Forum—bankruptcy etc

7.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this article, 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 secretary 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 arrangement are fulfilled.

Disqualification for membership of the 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 article 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 School Standards and Framework Act 1998, 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.

Estelle Morris
Minister of State,
Department for Education and Employment
4th November 1999

Article 2

SCHEDULE 1MEANING OF “PARTNERS”

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

The Education Committee of Slough Borough Council

The Chief Education Officer of Slough Borough Council

Eton College

Harris & Cartwright (Windsor Crown House, Windsor Road, Slough SL1 2DX)

Beacon Housing Association (Industrial and Provident Society No. 27134)

Legoland Windsor Park Ltd (Reg. No. 2721728)

Sara Lee, Household and Body Care UK Ltd (Reg. No. 300959)

SmithKline Beecham PLC (Reg. No. 227531)

John Crane UK (Reg. No. 192121)

British Telecommunications PLC (Reg. No. 1800000)

Computer Associates Ltd (Reg. No. 1282495)

Centrica PLC (Reg. No. 3033654)

International Computers Limited (Reg. No. 96056)

Thames Career Guidance (CfBT Education Services) (Reg. No. 867944. Charity No. 270090)

Mars Confectionery Ltd (Reg. No. 636458)

Marlborough House Associates Ltd (Reg. No. 3726583)

Star FM (Reg. No. 2729873)

Slough Observer Ltd (Reg. No. 132609)

Berkshire Young Musicians Trust Limited (Reg. No. 1673689. Charity No. 284555)

PictureTel UK Ltd (Reg. No. 2402338)

Articles 2 and 3

SCHEDULE 2SCHOOLS COMPRISING THE ZONE

School
DfEE Number
Address

Arbour Vale Special School
(7035)
Stoke Road, Slough SL2 5AY

Baylis Court Secondary Girls School
(4082)
Gloucester Avenue, Slough SL1 3AH

Beechwood Secondary School
(4085)
Long Readings Lane, Slough SL2 1QE

Thames Valley Community Infant School
(2215)
The Green, Slough SL1 2SP

Claycots Infant and Nursery School
(2210)
Monksfield Way, Slough SL1 1QX

Claycots Junior School
(2209)
Monksfield Way, Slough SL2 1QX

Godolphin Infant School
(2196)
Warrington Avenue, Slough SL1 3BQ

Godolphin Junior School
(2221)
Oatlands Drive, Slough SL1 3HS

Herschel Grammar School
(5407)
Northampton Avenue, Slough SL1 3BW

James Elliman Primary School
(2224)
Elliman Avenue, Slough SL2 5BA

Langleywood Secondary School
(4086)
Langley Road, Slough SL3 7EF

Lea Infant School
(2198)
Wexham Road, Slough SL2 5JW

Lea Junior School
(2201)
Grasmere Avenue, Slough SL2 5JD

Lynch Hill Primary School
(5208)
Garrard Road, Slough SL2 2HX

The Montem Infant School
(2225)
Chalvey Grove, Slough SL1 2TE

Montem Junior School
(2218)
Chalvey Grove, Slough SL1 2TE

Priory Primary School
(5201)
Orchard Avenue, Slough SL1 6HE

Slough & Eton CE Secondary School
(4510)
Ragstone Road, Slough SL1 2PU

St. Bernard’s Convent Secondary School

(4700)
Langley Road, Slough SL3 7AF

St. Joseph’s RC Secondary School
(4800)
Shaggy Calf Lane, Slough SL2 5HW

St. Ethelbert’s RC Primary School
(3363)
Wexham Road, Slough SL2 5QR

St. Mary’s CE Primary School
(3070)
Yew Tree Road, Slough SL1 2AR

Wexham Secondary School
(4089)
Norway Drive, Slough SL2 5QP

William Penn Primary School
(2255)
Penn Road, Slough SL2 1PH

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order establishes the Heart of Slough Education Action Zone, which comprises the schools listed in Schedule 2. The Order also provides (in articles 4 and 5) for the membership of the Education Action Forum for the zone.

(1)
1998 c. 31.
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