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Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (27 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: All payments from the £650 million catch up premium were allocated during the 2020/21 academic year. The COVID-19 catch up premium allocation guidance provides data on the funding provided at school and local authority level: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid -19-catch-up-premium-provisional-allocations. The catch up premium conditions of grant, which can be...

Judicial Review and Courts Bill (26 Oct 2021)

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Written Answers — Department for Education: National Tutoring Programme (26 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: In the last academic year, 41 Tuition Partners were engaged in the National Tutoring Programme. This year, all 41 Tuition Partners have been accredited and on-boarded, while a further 20 are on track to join through the department’s new ‘Open Access’ process. The department has not yet finalised the data for how many sessions have been delivered during the autumn term. This information...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Absenteeism (26 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: Nationally, education settings are open. Attendance is mandatory for schools and strongly encouraged for nurseries. The usual rules on school attendance continue to apply, including parents’ duty to secure their child’s regular attendance at school. Our priority is for schools to deliver face-to-face, high-quality education to all pupils. The evidence is clear that being out of education...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Males (26 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The department does not design education policy that exclusively targets certain groups of pupils with characteristics that are protected by the Equality Act 2010, including policy based on gender. We are committed to providing high quality education and training for everyone, whatever their background or personal characteristics. Since 2010, the government has pursued a reform agenda to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions (26 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The requested data is in the attached table. Rates of permanent exclusion and suspension for local authority maintained schools and academies are affected by the mix of schools in each group. Comparisons across years are affected by the increasing numbers of academy schools. 60473_table (xls, 52.5KB)

Written Answers — Department for Education: National Tutoring Programme: Stockport (26 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The department does not hold data broken down by constituency. In June 2020, £350 million was allocated to the National Tutoring Programme as part of the £1 billion COVID-19 catch-up package. In November 2020, it was confirmed that this would fund the programme for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 academic years. The department awarded the Education Endowment Foundation funding of up to £80 million...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Standards (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: Since 2010, this government has been committed to raising educational standards in all state schools across the country. In March 2020, 86% of schools were Good or Outstanding compared to just 68% in 2010. When it comes to raising standards, evidence shows that teachers are the most important in-school factor affecting attainment. In June 2021, we announced an investment of over £250 million...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Coronavirus (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The current COVID-19 operational guidance for schools sets out the best way to deliver face-to-face high-quality education to all pupils while also helping reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. The evidence is clear that being out of education causes significant harm to educational attainment, life chances, mental and physical health. The contingency framework describes the types of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions: Enfield North (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The number of permanent exclusions per 100 pupils there have been in (a) academies and (b) community schools in Enfield North constituency in each of last 10 years is provided in the attached table. Data on permanent exclusions from private schools is not collected by the department. Table showing exclusions per 100 pupil (xlsx, 21.6KB)

Written Answers — Department for Education: Science: Teachers (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: We are committed to ensuring that all schools have access to highly skilled teachers. The department funds a package of programmes to support subject-specific professional development for science teachers. These include the network of Science Learning Partnerships delivering local continuous professional development (CPD) and support to increase the take up of triple science, Project Enthuse...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Public Sector: Pay (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The pause to headline pay rises for the majority of public sector workforces this academic year (2021/22) is in order to ensure fairness between public and private sector wage growth. The department will reassess the pay policy ahead of the 2022 pay round, taking into account the wider labour market. Teaching remains an attractive and fulfilling profession. Recent pay awards have helped to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Remote Education: Computers (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The department recognises the importance of the availability of laptops and other technology, in particular for disadvantaged children and young people who may not have access to a device of their own. This is why we have already provided over 1.35 million devices, via schools, colleges and local authorities, which are responsible for allocating them to those pupils who need them most. On...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: GCE A-level and GCSE (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The department’s focus is on increasing the uptake of languages at GCSE, which is why GCSEs in all modern and ancient languages are part of the English Baccalaureate performance measure for secondary schools. There are no specific plans to increase the number of pupils entered for language A levels, although an increase in GCSE uptake in languages is expected to lead to an increase in A...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Long Covid (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The department recognises that those taking examinations and assessments in 2022 have had considerable disruption to their education. In response to this, we have consulted on and announced a range of adaptations to examinations. Full details of these adaptations are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/proposed-changes...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Pay (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: The government is grateful to all teachers, leaders and other staff in schools who have worked incredibly hard throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, including the dedication they have shown in enabling schools to remain open and working in new ways to support pupils with remote education. In the September 2020 pay award, teachers received an average award of 3.1%, with starting salaries receiving...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Heating (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, the department has emphasised the importance of ventilation and provided guidance to nurseries, schools and colleges on ventilation requirements. It is important to ensure that nurseries, schools and colleges are well ventilated and that a comfortable teaching environment is maintained. The department recognises that schools may be facing pressures this...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Hyperactivity (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: All teachers are teachers of special education needs and disabilities (SEND), and high-quality teaching is central to ensuring that pupils with SEND are given the best possible opportunity to achieve at school. Since September 2020, all new teachers are benefitting from at least three years of evidence based professional development and support, starting with Initial Teacher Training (ITT)...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Coronavirus Catch-up Premium: Stockport (25 Oct 2021)

Robin Walker: Allocations for the 2020/21 academic year for the COVID-19 catch up premium for Stockport and all other local authorities in England are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid -19-catch-up-premium-provisional-allocations.


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