Education Standards Act 2001

  • This version includes a correction to section 69(2) made under section 25(j)(iii) and 25(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
11 New section 25AA inserted

(1)

The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 25A, the following section:

25AA Release from tuition in specified parts of health curriculum

(1)

The parent of a student enrolled at any state school may ask the principal in writing to ensure that the student is excluded from tuition in specified parts of the health curriculum related to sexuality education and, on receipt of such a request, the principal must ensure that—

(a)

the student is excluded from the relevant tuition; and

(b)

the student is supervised during that tuition.

(2)

Nothing in subsection (1) requires a principal to ensure that a student who is to be excluded from tuition in specified parts of the health curriculum related to sexuality education is excluded at any other time while a teacher deals with a question raised by another student that relates to the specified part of the curriculum.

(2)

Section 105D of the Education Act 1964 is consequentially repealed.