Closure of the New School Butterstone: independent review report

The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills commissioned this independent review, conducted by James Martin CBE, into the closure of the New School Butterstone to consider the procedures and circumstances which led to the closure.

Annex F: Acronyms

ASDAN - Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network.

FOISA - Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

GIRFEC - Getting It Right For Every Child.

GTCS - General Teaching Council for Scotland.

HMIe - Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education.

HM Inspectors - Her Majesty's Inspectors.

ICT - Information and communication technology.

IRD - Inter-Agency Referral Discussion.

LAMDA - London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art.

NSPCC - National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children.

OSCR - Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

PVG - Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme

SAR - Subject Access Requests.

SCIS - the Scottish Council of Independent Schools.

SSSC - Scottish Social Services Council.

SQA - Scottish Qualifications Authority.

TUPE - Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations.



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