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Scottish Parliament: Schools (Subject Choice) (20 Sep 2018)

Ruth Davidson: ....” That is the analysis. The issue is not just about those 622,000 qualifications that have been lost; it is also about the drop in subject choice and where it is hitting pupils the hardest. Let us talk about schools in deprived areas, because the schools that are most likely to drop down to as few as five subjects in S4, leaving pupils with little room to pursue a rounded education,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Disadvantaged (19 Sep 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...year, we announced a programme of research and pilots across the country to investigate how to provide a balanced enrichment programme, combining engaging activities with healthy and nutritious meals, for the most disadvantaged school-age pupils. Organisations were invited to bid for a share of up to £2 million. Seven of them were successful in securing funding to explore ways of...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (18 Sep 2018)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the roll out of Universal Credit to be completed; and what steps they are taking to ensure that data collected on access to free school meals is reliable.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Department for International Development: Public Appointments (17 Sep 2018)

Alistair Burt: ...confirms these measures and the percentage of Senior Civil Servants in DFID who have recorded this information to date. Measure Percentage of DFID SCS who have provided information Type of school attended between the age of 11 and 16 40% Eligibility for free school meals (if a person left school after 1980); 36% Highest qualification achieved by a person’s parents by...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Voluntary Work: Young People (13 Sep 2018)

Tracey Crouch: Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely than those from non-disadvantaged backgrounds to participate in NCS. NCS Trust assess socio-economic profile in two main ways: Free School Meals eligibility and living in a deprived area. Free School Meals: All 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Proportion of NCS participants eligible for FSM 17% 16% 16% 16% 16% ...

Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level (12 Sep 2018)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the number of pupils (a) entitled to and (b) not entitled to free school meals who achieved (i) AAA, (ii) AAB and (iii) ABB grades at A-level in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Admissions (12 Sep 2018)

Sam Gyimah: The department publishes information on the percentage of 15 year old pupils from state-funded and special schools who entered higher education by age 19 by free school meal status, local authority and region. Figures for Middlesbrough, and Redcar and Cleveland can be found in Table 2a of the following file:

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Transport (11 Sep 2018)

Nick Gibb: Holding answer received on 10 September 2018 The majority of central government funding for home to school transport is made available to local authorities through the local government finance settlement provided by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Additional funding is provided each year by the Department for Education to support local authorities in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Enfield Southgate (11 Sep 2018)

Bambos Charalambous: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of (a) children and (b) children eligible for free school meals attained a Good Level of Development at age five in Enfield, Southgate constituency in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Disadvantaged (11 Sep 2018)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of children eligible for free school meals attained adequate levels of school readiness in (a) Birkenhead constituency, (b) Wirral, (c) the Liverpool City Region, and (d) England.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (11 Sep 2018)

Nick Gibb: Core schools funding is increasing to £43.5 billion by 2020, and within that total the high needs budget is £6 billion this year, the highest on record. All the evidence shows that pupils from deprived families, those with low prior attainment, those who do not speak English as a first language, and those who start school part-way through the year are most likely to fall behind...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Ellesmere Port and Neston (11 Sep 2018)

Justin Madders: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils in Ellesmere Port and Neston constituency were eligible for Free School Meals in each of the last ten years for which figures are available.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (10 Sep 2018)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Government response to the consultation on Eligibility for free school meals, the early years pupil premium and the free early education entitlement for two-year-olds under Universal Credit, published in March 2018, what estimate he has made of additional costs to his Department per year as a result of the proposed Free School...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Nutrition (10 Sep 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the nutritional content of free school meals.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Fees and Charges (10 Sep 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Through the pupil premium, which is worth more than £2.4 billion each year, schools receive significant additional grant funding to support the children of low-income families. The grant allocation is based on the number of eligible pupils attending the school each January. Therefore, greater numbers of pupils claiming free school meals (FSM) generate greater grant funding for the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Grammar Schools: Transport (10 Sep 2018)

Nick Gibb: As the Department is not taking forward proposals to open new selective schools, we are not taking forward plans for free transport specifically for children who are eligible for free school meals who attend their nearest selective school. The £5.5 million allocated to this fund was therefore not retained by the Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Sixth Form Students: Funding (10 Sep 2018)

Anne Milton: Some £500 million was made available for disadvantaged students in 2017-18; there is a supplement of £600 for every additional level 3 maths student; £34 million is going in for free school meals; and, of course, there are discretionary bursaries totalling up to £130 million—because we feel it is right that sixth-form and FE colleges distribute that money as they...

Careers Education for Students - Motion to Take Note (6 Sep 2018)

Baroness Bull: be shaped accordingly. How else can we explain the fact that in 2017 only 4% of doctors, 6% of barristers and 11% of journalists came from working-class backgrounds? We know that just 24% of pupils eligible for free school meals go on to higher education, compared to 42% of their peers from better-off families. Over a quarter of this gap in participation relates to students with the...

Education Committee (6 Sep 2018)

Robert Halfon: ...then sets them up for underachievement as adults. Pupils attend alternative provision for a number of reasons. We find pupils who have been permanently excluded, as well as those who are too ill to attend school and those who have been sent to an alternative provider to improve their behaviour. The report certainly got a lot of coverage, which this forgotten part of our education system...

Universal Credit - Question (5 Sep 2018)

Baroness Watkins of Tavistock: Will the Minister explain why no additional allowance is made to people on universal credit in the long school holidays when their children are not receiving free school meals?

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