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Baker Clause

Plume Academy: Baker Clause Statement

The Plume Academy Provider access policy statement sets out the academy’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the Academy for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer.


This complies with the legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education act 1997 (the ‘Baker Clause’).


Student entitlement


Students in Years 7 – 11 are entitled to: 


find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point; 


hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options evening’s, assemblies and group discussions and taster events; 

understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

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