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Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: North of England (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 20 June 2018 Academy Ambassadors has helped multi-academy trusts to appoint 287 business leaders to their boards across the northern regions. 121 of these were made by trusts in the Regional Schools Commissioner area of Lancashire and West Yorkshire, 93 in East Midlands and Humber, and 73 in the North. An additional 17 appointments have been made to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Mansfield (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The requested data is shown in the table below. Percentage of children achieving a good level of development in early years foundation stage profile teacher assessments, by parliamentary constituency of pupil residence 2015 to 2017. Coverage: Mansfield parliamentary constituency Number of eligible pupils Percentage achieving a good level of development Free School Meals All other...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Obesity (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Every primary school child should get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity a day. The Childhood Obesity Plan set out that at least 30 minutes should be delivered in school every day through active break times, PE, extra-curricular clubs, active lessons, or other sport and physical activity events, with the remaining 30 minutes supported by parents and carers outside...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Primary Education: Sports (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman. I have asked her to write to the right hon. Member and a copy of her reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Mathematics: Education (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The requested information is given in the attached table. The data shows disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils who are in scope for the English or maths progress measure that reports on students who did not achieve A*-C in GCSE qualifications by the end of key stage 4. 153838_153845_Data_Table_E_&_M_Progress_Measure (PDF Document, 157.92 KB)

Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Training (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 19 June 2018 The funding currently available for governance professional development programmes for the period 2017-2020 is £3 million. This funding is available for boards of all state funded maintained schools and academies, including multi-academy trusts, in England and is not broken down by type of school. On 9 June, my right hon. Friend, the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Carers: Children (21 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: This month saw the launch of the cross-government, Careers Action Plan (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads /system/uploads/attachment_data/file/713781/carers-action-pl an-2018-2020.pdf),a two-year programme of tailored work to support unpaid carers of all ages. Chapter three of this important plan sets out the government’s action specifically to support young...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Domestic Violence: Victim Support Schemes (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Department for Education officials have taken part in meetings with officials from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and other departments on this issue, to ensure that the audit and review take account of the needs of children affected by domestic abuse. We will continue to support this and other parts of the Government’s programme to tackle this abuse.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: By 2019-20 we will be spending around £6 billion on childcare support – a record amount. This includes around £1 billion extra per year to deliver 30 hours of free childcare and fund the increase in hourly rates that we introduced in April 2017. Our average funding rates are based on the department’s ‘Review of Childcare Costs’ which was described as...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Finance (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We introduced the Early Years National Funding Formula (EYNFF) in April 2017 to allocate government funding for the three-and four-year-old entitlement in a fair and transparent manner. We have been clear that getting the funding right is critical to the successful delivery of our entitlements for three-and four-year-olds. So, we have committed to keep under review the data underpinning the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The rollout of 30 hours’ free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds has been a success, and 294,000 children benefited in the spring term, saving parents money and helping them to bring balance between work and family life. We continue to monitor both the implementation of 30 hours and also delivery costs. We have recently commissioned new research to provide us...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Salford Academy Trust (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Following consultation with the department, Salford Academy Trust (SAT) has decided that the best option for its academies is to merge with another trust. The department’s priority is to ensure that all pupils in SAT receive the best possible education and in this case, we have agreed to identify a trust to provide increased capacity to improve outcomes for pupils. The department is...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Gambling: Education (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: This government wants to help all schools deliver a high-quality education to ensure that all young people are equipped with the knowledge they need to prepare them for adult life, including the risks associated with harmful behaviour and addiction. Schools are expected to promote the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils. We know that some schools choose to teach...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Early Intervention Grant (20 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 18 June 2018 The 2015 Spending Review made available more than £200 billion until 2020 for councils to deliver the local services their communities want to see, including children’s services. In addition, by 2019-20 we will be spending around £6 billion on childcare support. This is more than any other government and this government support...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (19 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: We recognise that some households see their earnings fluctuate from month to month. To address this, we will ensure that a claimant’s earnings can be checked over a period lasting up to three months (where this data is available), rather than taking only the most recent month of earnings into consideration.

Written Answers — Department for Education: School Meals (19 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The government encourages students to have a healthy, balanced diet and adopt healthy life choices through the provision of school funding, legislation and guidance. The School Food Plan (July 2013), has helped to bring about improvements in the provision of school food. We have since launched the new school food standards in January 2015 and they have been widely welcomed by schools. The...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Drugs (19 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Schools have a statutory power to search for and confiscate prohibited items such as illegal and controlled drugs. Where they find other substances, which are not controlled drugs but a teacher believes them to be harmful or detrimental to good order and discipline, these can also be confiscated. The department has produced advice for schools which makes it clear that school staff can search...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Social Services (19 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: The department is taking a number of steps with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) aimed at improving outreach methods for parents and children in need of early intervention services. Statutory guidance 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' is clear that local areas should have a comprehensive range of effective, evidence-based services in place to address assessed needs...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools: Closures (15 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 22 May 2018. The correct answer should have been: There are currently 393 free schools open. Since 2010, eight free schools have closed. and one closure is planned for summer 2018. The primary objective of the department when making a decision to close a school is to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for pupils...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools: Closures (15 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: There are currently 393 free schools open. Since 2010, eight free schools have closed. and one closure is planned for summer 2018. The primary objective of the department when making a decision to close a school is to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for pupils and to secure value for money for the taxpayer. Academic year Free school closures 2013/14 Discovery New School...


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