Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill

 

A Welsh Government Bill, introduced by Kirsty Williams MS, Minister for Education. The Business Committee has remitted the Bill to the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

 

About the Bill

 

The purpose of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill is to establish a new and reformed legislative framework to support the implementation of new curriculum and assessment arrangements in Wales.

 

Further detail about the Bill can be found in its accompanying Explanatory Memorandum.

 

Current Stage

 

The Bill is currently at Stage 1. An explanation of the various stages of Welsh Parliament Bills is available in the Guide to the Stages of Public Bills and Acts.

 

Record of Passage in the Welsh Parliament

 

The following table sets out the dates for each stage of the Bill’s passage through the Welsh Parliament.

 

Stage

Documents

Bill introduced: 6 July 2020

Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill, as introduced (PDF 217KB)

 

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 2.99MB)

 

Statement of Policy Intent for Subordinate Legislation, direction making powers and guidance (PDF 452KB)

 

Presiding Officer’s Statement: 6 July 2020 (PDF 113KB)

 

Business Committee - Timetable for consideration of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill – 9 July 2020 (PDF, 59KB)

 

Bill Summary (PDF 1MB)

 

Bilingual Glossary (PDF 542KB)

 

Stage 1: Committee considerations of general principles

The Children, Young People and Education Committee agreed its approach to Stage 1 consideration on 9 June 2020. 

 

Consultation

 

The Committee has issued an open call for evidence on the Bill. A child-friendly version of this call for views is available.

 

Committee dates

 

Schedule of oral evidence (PDF 51KB)

 

The Children, Young People and Education Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

 

Date and

Agenda

Purpose of

Meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

9 June 2020

Consideration of Approach to Stage 1 Scrutiny

Private

Private

 14 July 2020

Evidence session

   Transcript

 

  Senedd.tv

20 July 2020

 

Evidence sessions

   Transcript

 Watch on Senedd.tv

 

 

 

 

 

Stage 1 Correspondence

 

Welsh Government

 

Letter to the Minister for Education seeking information on the Bill’s provisions as they relate to Religion, Values and Ethics (“RVE”) and Relationships and Sexuality Education (“RSE”) – 21 July 2020  (PDF 230KB)

 

Letter to the Minister for Education regarding financial implications – 21 July 2020  (PDF 119KB)

 

Letter from the Minister for Education regarding financial implications – 4 August 2020 (PDF 187KB)

 

The Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

 

Date and

Agenda

Purpose of

Meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

 

Details to follow

 

 

 

 

 

The Finance Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:

 

Date and

Agenda

Purpose of

Meeting

Transcript

Senedd.TV

 

Details to follow

 

 

 

 

 

­­­Stage 1: Debate in Plenary on general principles

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Financial Resolution

In accordance with Standing Order 26.68 the Presiding Officer has indicated that a financial resolution is required for this Bill. Further information about financial resolutions is available in section 3 of the Guide to the scrutiny stages for Public Bills.

Stage 2: Committee consideration of amendments

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Stage 3: Plenary consideration of amendments

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Stage 4: Passing of the Bill in Plenary

This Stage has not yet been reached.

Post-stage 4

This Stage has not yet been reached.

 

 

 

Contact information

Clerk: Llinos Madeley

Phone: 0300 200 6352

 

Postal address:

Welsh Parliament

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF99 1SN

 

Email: SeneddCYPE@senedd.wales

 

Business type: Legislation

Reason considered: Government Business;

First published: 03/07/2020

Documents

Consultations

 

 

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