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117Educational institutions: information and access

(1)    Where a person is involved in the provision of services in pursuance of section 114(1), an educational institution to which this section applies shall, for the purpose of the provision of those services—

(a)    provide him on request with the name and address of a pupil or student;

(b)    provide him on request with the name and address of a parent of a pupil or student;

(c)    provide him on request with information in the institution's possession about a pupil or student;

(d)    permit him to have access to a pupil or student on the institution's premises at reasonable times;

(e)    make available to him, so far as is reasonably convenient, facilities on the institution's premises for providing services to individual pupils or students or groups of pupils or students.

(2)    Information shall not be provided under subsection (1)(c)—

(a)    in the case of a pupil or student who has not attained the age of 16, if a parent of his has instructed the institution not to provide information of that kind under this section, or

(b)    in the case of a pupil or student who has attained the age of 16, if he has instructed the institution not to provide information of that kind under this section.

(3)    This section applies to the following institutions—

(a)    community, foundation and voluntary schools,

(b)    community or foundation special schools (other than those established in hospitals),

(c)    city technology colleges, city colleges for the technology of the arts and city academies,

(d)    pupil referral units,

(e)    institutions within the further education sector, and

(f)    institutions in receipt of funding from the Learning and Skills Council for England.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
To be appointed

To be appointed: see s 154(1)(b).

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