Department of Education and Science: Schools Branch II, Special Education: Registered Files (SS Series)
|Title:||Department of Education and Science: Schools Branch II, Special Education: Registered Files (SS Series)|
This series contains registered files in the SS series of the Department of Education and Science's School's Branch II. Subjects cover all aspects of special education including school meals and milk; staffing standards; teacher training; categories of pupils; education of immigrants and 'travellers'; surveys and documents relating to violence, truancy, deprivation and disruptive behaviour in schools; committees including the Select Committee on Race Relations, the Committee of Inquiry into Speech Therapy Services (Quirk Report), and the Committee on the Educational Needs of Handicapped Children (Warnock).
The series also contains documentation on the development and implementation of the Education Reform Act 1988, and the department’s response to the Swann Report (Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Education of Children from Ethnic Minority Groups - 1985) and the Elton report on Discipline in Schools (1989).
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in its original department:||SS file series|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Department for Education, 1992-1995
Department of Education and Science, Schools Branch 2, 1973-1992
|Physical description:||367 file(s)|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
from 2001 Department for Education and Employment
|Accruals:||Series is accruing.|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
In 1985 Schools Branch 2 had three divisions responsible for Special Education:
By 1993 the Branch had expanded to four divisions: