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2.25 The Academy Trust must provide for the teaching of evolution as a comprehensive, coherent and extensively evidenced theory. In respect of any Alternative Provision Academies and 16-19 Academies, the Academy Trust must do this where relevant to the curriculum.
2.26 The Academy Trust must ensure that principles are promoted which support fundamental British values, of: respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England; respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic processes; support for equality of opportunity for all; support and respect for the liberties of all within the law; and respect for and tolerance of different faiths and religious and other beliefs.
2.27 The Academy Trust must ensure that careers guidance is provided at each of its Academies, in accordance with the requirements on maintained schools in the Education Act 1997.
2.28 The Academy Trust must:
a) ensure that pupils and students at each of its Academies are entered for examinations, in line with the requirements on maintained schools in section 402 of the Education Act 1996;
b) comply with the relevant Guidance, as it applies to maintained schools, in respect of each Mainstream Academy, each Special Academy and each Studio School to ensure that pupils take part in assessments, and in teacher assessments of pupils’ performance; and must do so for each Alternative Provision Academy unless there are exceptional reasons to do otherwise;
c) ensure that students at each 16 to 19 Academy take part in assessments of students’ performance appropriate to the qualifications offered;
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