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  • Capital Funding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how much capital funding has been allocated to (a) Hull local education authority and (b) East Riding of Yorkshire local education...

  • City Academies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what criteria and guidelines are used when choosing sponsors for city academies.

  • Community Libraries (Buckinghamshire)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills when announcements on arrangements for (a) community libraries and (b) family learning will be made in relation to applications from...

  • Curriculum Online

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills on what date work on the Curriculum Online website began; and on what date it received its first hit.

  • Curriculum Online

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what contracts and sub-contracts were awarded to set up and maintain Curriculum Online; and what the (a) value and (b) duration was in...

  • Curriculum Online

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the (a) set up costs were and (b) maintenance costs are of Curriculum Online.

  • Education Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the (a) mean and (b) median costs were of educating a child who was (i) in local authority care and (ii) in prison in the last year...

  • Emotional and Behavioural Disorders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) what guidance is offered to (a) local education authorities and (b) head teachers on dealing with children with emotional and...

  • Emotional and Behavioural Disorders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many children in each local education authority area, diagnosed with emotional and behavioural disorders were being taught in a...

  • Emotional and Behavioural Disorders

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how much funding was made available in each local education authority area, for each child at facilities for those with emotional and...

  • Excluded Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what recent estimate he has made of the number of children (a) excluded from school and (b) in local authority care who (i) become...

  • Excluded Children

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many black (a) male and (b) female pupils were excluded (i) temporarily and (ii) permanently from a maintained secondary school in...

  • Foreign Languages

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what percentage of students at age 14 have taken up a foreign language at Putteridge high school in Luton.

  • Foreign Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many foreign students of (a) primary and (b) secondary school age are in maintained schools in (i) Ruislip-Northwood constituency,...

  • Free Nursery Places

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment his Department has made of the impact on private and independent nursery providers of the new code of practice on the...

  • Gcse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what steps the Government are taking to ensure that more pupils achieve grade C or above in English and mathematics at GCSE level.

  • Geography

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will make it his policy to retain the requirement for fieldwork as part of the course for A level geography; and if he will make a...

  • Head Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many head teacher posts are shared between schools, broken down by local authority area.

  • Higher Education Funding Council for England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what consultation there was with the Higher Education Funding Council for England on the closure of Bristol university's summer schools for...

  • Housing Overcrowding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment has been made of the impact of statutory housing overcrowding on the educational attainment of children at GCSE level.

  • Isle of Sheppey Academy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills whether the consultancy plans for an academy on the Isle of Sheppey followed the Treasury rules for such projects.

  • Mixed Year Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many mixed year groups there were in schools in (a) the East Riding of Yorkshire local education authority area and (b) in...

  • Phonics Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) whether the evaluation of the pilot phonics scheme announced on 26 July 2005 included a comparison of the effectiveness of alternative...

  • Religious Denominations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills whether his Department records the religious denominations of (a) teachers and staff and (b) pupils in (i) faith and (ii) non-faith schools.

  • School Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what guidance he gives to local education authorities on the installation of fire sprinklers in (a) new schools, (b) extensions to schools...

  • Schoolchildren (Bristol)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills pursuant to the answer of 13 September 2006, Official Report, column 2387W, on schoolchildren (Bristol), what the figures were in 1997.

  • School Leavers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what intervention measures are in place to support secondary school pupils identified by education services as being at high risk of...

  • Schools (Science)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment he has made of the effect of the designation of a school as a specialist science school on the number of pupils undertaking...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many school-aged children have had a dual placement in both a special school and a mainstream school in each of the last five years; and...

  • Student Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many people owe money to the Student Loans Company, broken down by those who owe (a) £1,000-£3,000, (b)...

  • Summer Schools (Disabled People)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what consultation there was with the Department for Education and Skills on the closure of Bristol University's summer schools for disabled...

  • Sure Start

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many Sure Start programmes there are; and how many children are covered by such programmes in (a) each constituency and (b) county.

  • Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many and what proportion of newly qualified teachers have entered the fee paying sector after qualifying each year for the past three years.

  • Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many mature entrants there have been to the teaching profession for each of the last three years for which figures are available.

  • Teachers' Pension Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many mature entrants to the teaching profession have sought to transfer their existing occupational and private pension funds into...

  • Teaching Packs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills in which schools the teaching packs, 9/11 The Main Chance, have been distributed.