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Shetland, special provisions in regard to annual Parliamentary grant to
included in the definition " parish school," xvii. 8; become vested in
Site of any school may be discontinued or changed by school board, with
Small parishes may be added to adjacent parishes, vi. 13.
Special provisions, Code, 116.
Specific subjects of secular instruction, Code, 122, 123.
Stamp duties, &c, xxii. 24; note on, 88.
Standard of education which now exists in public schools shall not be lowered,
Standard of examination for teachers in all public schools, except the higher
Standards of examination, Code, 106.
State-aided school, the word not defined, but may be taken to mean any
Statistics relative to schools in Scotland, published by the Education Com-
Status of teachers, minute modifying 66th article of Code as to, 130.
Stirling High School deemed a higher class public school, xxxix. 52.
Students, examination of, in training colleges, Code, 115.
"Subject to inspection," meaning of, 2.
Subjects, specific, of secular instruction, 122-3.
Subscription schools can only be transferred, 23.
"Suitable and available : " the points which should be considered in determin-
Summaries of the principal provisions regarding—
Summary of the principal duties of the "Board," "Department," and
Supplementary rules of Code, Code, p. 124-5.
Syllabus of subjects of examination, Code, 109.
Table of specific subjects of secular instruction, 122-3; Code to lie on table
Definition of, xxxii. 3.
teachers of parish and burgh schools .in office, their existing rights
teachers appointed after the passing of this Act hold office under school
boards, xxxiii. Hi. 34.
boards to be filled up temporarily, xxxiii. 49.
(discretionary), xxxiv. lii.
hold office, xxxii. xxxiv. ,34, 49.
public school, xxxiv. 34; who shall be deemed holders of such at the
passing of this Act, xxxv. 34.
conducting, xxxv. 35.
to be examined in subjects comprised in the degree, but must satisfy
examiner of skill in teaching, xxxv. 35.
relating to teaching, xxxvi. 48.
school board, lviii. 10.
made with school-managers, 25.
be prepared in each public and State-aided school, under approval of
the Scotch Education Department, xliii. lix. 44.
when signed by Inspectors regarded as property of school, 128.
and school boards, in order of time, lix. lx.
school boards, xxvii. lii. 29.
common good or other funds under their charge, shall be paid annually
to the school board, xxvii. lii. 29.
by school boards, vii. xvii. xviii. xlix. 17.
114-5; examination of students in, 115.
from magistrates and town councils, xvii. xxii. li. 17, 23, 24.
Transference of a school to a school board, form of conveyance for, 126.
appointment of, at first meeting, xv. xxviii. xlix. lii. 31.
inexpedient to appoint teacher as, xvi.
duties of, xxviii. 31.
accounts of, shall be made up and transmitted to the accountant of the
Board of Education, xxviii. 31.
inspection of members of board and ratepayers, xxix. lii. 31.
Trusts; Board of Education may give consent to school boards to depart from
Union of small burghs with parishes, 164.
United Presbyterian Church schools may be transferred to school boards, xxii.
preliminary proceedings in case of election of school board for, 158.
members of council of a Scotch University though not graduates may
Vacancies in school board to be filled up by school board nominating a person
and school districts, xii. 160, 163.
Wick and Pulteneytown considered a separate school district, v. 2, 51.
FORMS ISSUED BY THE SCOTCH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT REGARDING BUILDING GRANTS.
Public School. 8.B.D.;
The following questions must be answered by the solicitor, and must be signed by him as well as by the correspondent on behalf of the school board.
N.B.—The attention of the Solicitor is particularly requested to the Acts for facilitating the Conveyances of School sites 4 & 5 Vict. c. 38; 12 & 13 Vict. o. 49, and 13 Vict. o. 13.
1. Is the site Eeu or Leasehold I1 1.
2. Is it to be given, or to be sold 1 2.
3. "What is the name of the Grantor or Vendor 1 3.
4. What is his Title to the Property t 4.
5. Is the estate in any manner settled or charged? 5.
6. If so, what are the nature and extent of the 6.
charge; what is the annual value of the
7. If the owner possess only a Life Interest, is 7.
there any person next entitled to an Estate
1 A Leasehold Site is not accepted by their Lordships when a Freehold Site can bo obtained; and no Lease for a shorter term than 99 years, or with more than a nominal rent, is admissible. Clauses for re-entry must be qualified, so as to be inoperative until the Money granted towards the erection of the School shall have been repaid to the Lords of Her Majesty's Treasury. The term of the Lease should be specified in this Form; and it should be stated whether the conditions required will be complied with.
8. If the Grantor's Estate is entailed, has any 8. decreet from the Sheriff been obtained under 3&4 Vict., c. 48?
If so, the same, or a copy of it, should be forwarded.
Signed this day of 187
(Correspondent on behalf of the
Instructions As To The Preparation Of The Draft Of The FeuCharter Or Disposition Which Must Be Submitted To The Scotch Education Department, For The Approval Of Their Counsel, Before The Deed Is Executed.
The Solicitor's attention is directed to the Acts relating to the Conveyance of Sites for Schools (4 & 5 Vict. cap. 38; 12 & 13 Vict. cap. 49; and 13 Vict. cap. 13).
1. The legal estate (bare trusteeship) of Schools should be vested in the School Board, who, as a Corporate Body (35 & 36 Vict. c. 62, s. 22) are competent under the Act 4 & 5 Vict. c. 38, to hold the trust in perpetuity.
2. The Deed of Conveyance must declare the land to be held for the site of a Public School, for a playground or residence for the Teacher, and for no other purpose whatever.
3. When the Draft of the Deed has been prepared, it must be transmitted to their Lordships, in order that it may be submitted to their Counsel, for his perusal.
4. When the Draft has been returned, approved by their Lordships' Counsel, it may be executed and registered according to the law of Scotland. No alteration whatever may be made in the Draft thus approved, except under the written sanction of their Lordships; otherwise the School Board will be unable, bond fide, to sign the Certificate of the fulfilment of the conditions on which their Lordships' Grants are made and accepted; which Certificate contains the following clause, viz. :—" That the entire premises have been conveyed to the Board by the Deed approved in Draft by your Counsel."