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Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education: Standards (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Improving teacher quality is key to improving educational outcomes for pupils wherever they are in the country and within all forms of provision, including alternative provision (AP). High-quality teachers are the single most important factor determining how well pupils achieve in all schools. On 16 March, the Government published ‘Creating Opportunity for All: Our Vision for...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: On 14 June 2018, the Department informed all those invited to tender that there would be a delay in notifying potential suppliers whether they would be invited to contract for the second round of the Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund. The Department will publish the outcomes of this procurement in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education: Standards (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: In March 2018, the Department launched an alternative provision (AP) Innovation Fund of £4 million focused on developing effective practice for improving outcomes for children who attend AP. The Fund will run from 2018 until 2020. The Department is currently assessing bids and will publicly announce the outcomes of the grant application process in due course. The successful bids will...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The Government has launched an externally led review of exclusions practice, led by Edward Timpson CBE. The review will consider how schools use exclusion overall and how this impacts their pupils, and in particular, why some groups of pupils are more likely to be excluded from school. It will also consider practice in relation to behaviour management and alternative interventions schools...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: A pupil’s name can only lawfully be deleted from the admission register on the grounds prescribed in regulation 8 of the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) Regulations 2006 as amended. Schools can only exclude pupils, either permanently or for a fixed period, for disciplinary reasons. The Department supports schools in using exclusion where this is warranted. Permanent exclusion...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education: Standards (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: On 16 March, the Government published ‘Creating Opportunity for All: Our Vision for Alternative Provision’: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/alternative-provi sion. This sets out the Government’s vision to ensure that all Alternative Provision (AP) settings provide high quality education. If an AP provider is registered as an independent school it is subject to the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Lewisham (20 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Information on the retention of teachers in all state funded schools in England for the years up to November 2017 is available in Table 8 of the publication, ‘School Workforce in England’, November 2017 available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in -england-november-2017. This publication also shows the number of teachers working in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: School Teachers' Review Body (19 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) has recently submitted its 28th Report to my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State, which makes recommendations on the 2018 pay award. The Government will now consider carefully the report from the STRB and its recommendations. The Department will publish the report and its response as soon as possible.

Swaminarayan School Closure (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate the hon. Member for Ealing, Southall (Mr Sharma) on securing this important debate and on his opening comments. My hon. Friend the Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) is, of course, right that the Government’s academies and free schools programme has enabled a number of Hindu faith schools to be...

Swaminarayan School Closure (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: We give a lot of help to groups that wish to set up free schools. The New Schools Network is the starting point of that help; once a proposal is in play, we will allocate an official in the Department to help it come forth. A number of Hindu free schools have already been established through that process, and I am happy to work with my hon. Friend the Member for Harrow East and the hon....

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The revenue funding allocated for primary and secondary education for each financial year from 2009 to 2018 for Suffolk local authority can be found in the attached table. Revenue amounts allocated for primary and secondary education for each financial year from 2009 to 2018 for Suffolk Local Authority (LA). Funding for Schools 2009-18 £ millions Financial Year Suffolk LA...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Financial Services: Education (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Schools can teach pupils about fraud prevention and online safety through personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE). The PSHE Association's non-statutory programme of study, which references to online safety, is here: https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources /resources/programme-study-pshe-education-key-stages-1%E2%80 %935. The Children and Social Work Act...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Dyslexia (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The Department is currently in the process of selecting English Hubs, which will share effective practice with a particular focus on language and literacy teaching in reception and Key Stage 1. One of the programme’s key aims and objectives is to develop and promote effective, evidence-based teaching practice in all aspects of early literacy for all children, including systematic...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Schools: Response to the Resolution of the House, 25 April 2018 (18 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: I would like to respond to the resolution of the House following the opposition day debate on school funding on 25 April. School funding is at a record high and schools have benefitted from the introduction of the national funding formula, which came into force in April. The new formula is supported by our investment of an additional £1.3 billion in the core schools budget, on top of...

Construction Industry Training Board HQ (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Betts. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for North West Norfolk (Sir Henry Bellingham) on securing this debate. At the heart of our industrial strategy is having a skilled workforce that supports the continued development of our economy. The construction workforce is fundamental to that development—to building new homes,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Finance (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Average per pupil funding in schools, sixth form colleges and higher education providers are determined by different funding streams, and comprise both core per student allocations and different dedicated sources that are less easy to present on a per pupil basis. The average per pupil funding for 11-16 schools in England is £5,228.74[1] The average per pupil funding for 16-19 year olds...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Ellesmere Port and Neston (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Information on the retention of teachers in all state funded schools in England for the years up to November 2017 is available in Table 8 of the publication, ‘School Workforce in England, November 2017’ available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in -england-november-2017. This shows that after (a) one, (b) two, (c) three, (d) four, and (e) five years...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Recruitment (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The public sector pay cap is no longer in place and the Department has adopted a more flexible approach to public sector pay. The Remit letter from my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State to the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) said that the STRB should utilise this flexibility to target the next pay award to promote recruitment and retention. Research suggests that pay is not...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Census (16 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The Department has consistently been clear that nationality and country of birth data was collected for the purposes of internal educational research and will not be shared with the Home Office or any other government department. At the end of the current 2017/18 academic year, the Department will have sufficient data to support the research it wishes to undertake and has proactively decided...

Written Answers — Department for Education: School Teachers' Review Body (16 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: The School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) which makes recommendations on the 2018 pay award, has recently submitted its 28th Report to my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State. The Government is carefully considering the report from the STRB and its recommendations. The Department will publish the report and the response as soon as possible.


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