Standards Fund

Education and Skills written question – answered on 27th March 2003.

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Photo of Mr George Stevenson Mr George Stevenson Labour, Stoke-on-Trent South

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much was made available to Stoke-on-Trent LEA under the Standards Fund in each year since 1999.

Photo of David Miliband David Miliband Minister of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Skills

The following table shows allocations for the Standards Fund for Stoke-on-Trent local education authority in 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2001–02 and 2002–03. The figures include both Government grant and local authority contributions.

1999–2000 Standards fund allocations for city of Stoke-on-Trent council
£
Administrative support in small schools 57,084
Applications for education action zones 30,000
Books for schools 1,585
Class size initiative 1,080,242
Computer systems for chairs of education 2,000
Drug prevention 39,355
Early years training and development 67,342
Education and health partnerships 19,000
Education maintenance allowance pilots 1,024,683
Ethnic minority achievements 614,112
Laptops for heads of small primary and special schools 15,466
Literacy and numeracy summer schools 119,500
Local education authority music services 148,000
Local recruitment measures 50,000
National grid for learning 1,000,000
Playing for success 100,000
Primary literacy and numeracy strategies 687,782
Qualifications 46,275
School asset management plans 33,610
School improvement 1,445,382
School leadership 122,631
School security 115,898
Social inclusion 342,484
Special educational needs 272,855
Support for parent governor representatives 1,000
Work related learning at Key Stage 4 49,500
Working environment fund 99,860
Year 6 literacy and numeracy booster classes 277,910
Total 7,863,556
2000–01 Standards fund allocations for city of Stoke-on-Trent council
£
Administrative support for small schools 172,735
Beacon schools 56,000
Best practice research scholarships 34,335
City learning centres: design and capital costs 300,000
Class size initiative 1,165,476
Developing and extending maintained nursery school services 69,032
Devolved formula capital for schools 1,501,654
Early years training and development 67,858
Education and health partnerships 33,706
Ethnic minority pupils and traveller achievement 614,112
Excellence in cities: development 25,676
Excellence in cities: excellence challenge 12,739
Excellence in cities: gifted and talented children 361,000
Excellence in cities: learning mentors and learning support units 676,000
Key Stage 3 numeracy: secondary schools conference 14,656
Literacy and numeracy: summer schools and Key Stage 3 132,000
Local education authority music services 238,000
National grid for learning 1,000,000
New national curriculum 90,500
Maintained nursery capital 92,200
Performance management training 207,252
Pilot education maintenance allowance 2,397,843
Playing for success 125,000
Primary literacy and numeracy strategies 860,176
Qualifications 36,429
School improvement 1,640,597
School laboratories for the 21st century 155,850
School leadership 85,985
School security 114,362
Seed capital challenge 172,790
Small education action zones 20,000
Small school support fund 86,834
Social inclusion, drugs and youth 1,067,179
Special educational needs 341,025
Specialist schools 158,386
Study support 180,886
Summer schools for gifted and talented pupils 18,000
Support for parent governor representatives 1,200
Teacher incentives 13,682
Teaching assistants 758,183
Teenage pregnancies 93,000
Working environment fund 99,860
Year 6 literacy and numeracy booster classes 247,392
Total 15,539,590
2001–02 Standards fund allocations for city of Stoke-on-Trent council
£
Adult:pupil ratios in reception classes 346,792
Advanced skills teachers 172,439
Child protection co-ordinators 39,600
Children in public care 41,661
Children of asylum seekers 16,000
City learning centres 2,400,000
Class size initiative 1,255,664
Devolved capital 2,226,443
Drug prevention and advisers 65,760
Early professional development 264,800
Early years training and development 76,293
Education health partnerships 32,798
Ethnic minority achievement 614,112
Excellence in cities: Beacon schools 139,000
Excellence in cities: excellence challenge 211,101
Excellence in cities: secondary 1,778,000
Gifted and talented children 18,000
Induction of newly qualified teachers 441,363
Information management strategy 153,893
Key Stage 3: national implementation 274,803
Literacy and numeracy summer schools 100,000
Local education authority music services 219,400
Maintained nursery school service 140,650
National curriculum 90,336
National grid for learning 1,356,063
NDS capital projects 8,896
NDS condition funding 1,696,708
Performance management 136,283
Playing for success 113,506
Primary literacy and numeracy strategies 927,979
Qualifications 15,870
School achievement awards 340,950
School improvement 1,017,000
School laboratories 287,409
School leadership 95,563
School security 112,855
Seed capital challenge 191,087
Sick children 11,903
Small education action zones 424,951
Small schools fund 336,606
Social inclusion: pupil support 1,282,329
Special educational needs 434,461
Specialist schools 341,809
Study support 284,029
Supported early retirement scheme for heads 40,000
Teachers' sabbaticals 36,000
Teaching assistants 1,118,490
Teenage pregnancies 93,000
Truancy buster awards 8,000
Year 6 booster classes 261,114
Year 9 booster classes 76,500
Total 22,168,269
2002–03 Standards fund allocations for city of Stoke-on-Trent council
£
Adult:pupil ratios in reception classes 667,708
Advanced skills teachers (ASTs) 179,028
Beacon schools 194,500
Capital funding for nursery education in disadvantaged areas 112,125
Capital projects 712,070
Child protection co-ordinators 53,000
Children of asylum seekers 45,500
City learning centres 740,000
Class size initiative 1,526,403
Condition funding 2,590,072
Devolved formula capital 1,767,214
Drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention and advisers 79,038
Early professional development pilot programme 309,300
Early years training and development 76,293
Education health partnerships 53,012
e-Learning credits 141,925
Electronic registration systems in secondary schools 105,650
Ethnic minority achievement 614,112
Excellence challenge 483,631
Excellence in cities (EiC) and excellence clusters 1,881,134
Gifted and talented summer schools 18,000
Induction of newly qualified teachers 414,521
Information management strategy 38,526
Key Stage 3 strategy 924,394
Laptops for teachers 284,129
LEA music services 264,374
National grid for learning 1,685,167
New school security projects 50,520
Nursery schools project 67,694
Performance management and threshold assessment 133,088
Playing for success 113,504
Primary literacy and numeracy strategies 900,152
Qualifications 14,470
School achievement awards 293,210
School improvement 1,217,170
Seed challenge capital 315,712
Sick children and children in public care 59,876
Small education action zones 601,007
Small schools fund 296,000
Social inclusion: pupil support 1,309,855
Special educational needs 484,996
Specialist schools 401,803
Staff workspaces 66,755
Study support 495,172
Teacher recruitment incentives 160,191
Teacher sabbaticals 72,000
Teaching assistants 1,080,649
Teenage pregnancy 62,128
Training for educational visits coordinators 18,100
Year 6 booster classes 232,210
Total 24,407,088

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