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  • Building Schools for the Future Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what plans he has for the funding of (a) Wave 5 and (b) subsequent waves of the Building Schools for the Future programme; and...

  • Building Schools for the Future Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many apprenticeship places have been created by the Building Schools for the Future Programme.

  • Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service: Standards (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will make it his policy to review for benchmarking purposes the methods used by Ofsted in conducting inspections of the...

  • Children In Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils with special educational needs have been placed in residential care (a) inside and (b) outside their local...

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of (a) two, (b) three and (c) four year olds whose parents use the free entitlement to child care...

  • Children: Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with reference to the statement of 20 November 2008, Official Report, column 376, on safeguarding children, who supplied him...

  • Departmental Absenteeism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many staff of his Department were recorded absent for non-medical reasons on (a) 2 February 2009 and (b) 3 February 2009;...

  • Departmental Art Works

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which works of art from the Government Art Collection each Minister in his Department has selected for display in a private office.

  • Departmental Scientists

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what his Department's budget for scientific advice and research is in 2008-09; for what purposes the equivalent budget for 2007-08...

  • Departmental Surveys

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much his Department and its predecessor spent on staff surveys in each of the last five years; and which company was...

  • Departmental Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what his Department's policy is on holding departmental away days outside his Department's buildings.

  • Education Maintenance Allowance: Lancashire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many people (a) are eligible for and (b) are claiming education maintenance allowance in West Lancashire constituency.

  • Education: Young Offender Institutions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment Ofsted has made of standards of education in the juvenile secure estate in the last five years.

  • GCE A-Level: Disadvantaged

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what A level subjects were taken by each pupil eligible for free schools meals who achieved three A grades at A level in the last...

  • Gcse

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils gained five A* to B grades at GCSE in 2008.

  • GCSE: North Yorkshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of eligible pupils passed GCSEs in (a) English and (b) mathematics, at grades (i) A* and (ii) A to C in Vale of...

  • GCSEs: Lancashire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of GCSE students in schools in West Lancashire constituency achieved five or more A* to C grades including English...

  • General Certificate of Secondary Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what assessment he has made of the causes of the disparity in GCSE attainment between boys and girls.

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families when he plans to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Totnes of 21 January 2009 on funding for a new school building at...

  • Orders and Regulations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many statutory instruments have been laid before the House by his Department in each year since 1997; and if he will make a...

  • Primary Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in each local authority have not been allocated a place at a primary school for September 2009; and if he will...

  • Primary Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what account (a) his Department and (b) local education authorities in Greater London took of the effect of (i) the birth rate...

  • Pupil Referral Units

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) dually registered and (b) other pupils attended pupil referral units in each local authority area in each year...

  • Pupils: Absenteeism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of children in each decile of area deprivation by (a) pupil residence and (b) school location were...

  • Religion: Curriculum

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what provision is made within the national curriculum for the discussion of non-religious beliefs.

  • Schools: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many maintained schools other than grammar schools select a proportion of their pupils on the basis of aptitude in a...

  • Schools: Anti-Semitism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what requests he has received from the Jewish community for additional school security measures in the last three months.

  • Schools: Warnings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many warning notices have been issued to schools by each local authority in each year from 1997 to 2008; and if he will make a...

  • Science: GCSE

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children in (a) England, (b) Kent and (c) Ashford constituency took one or more science GCSE in the last five year...

  • Science: GCSE

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many schools entered one or more pupils for separate sciences at GCSE in the most recent year for which figures are available.

  • Secondary Education: Chelmsford

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many children were not offered a place at their first preference secondary school in West Chelmsford constituency in each of...

  • Social Services: Co-operation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of procedures for co-operation between education and social services at...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was spent on issuing statements of special educational needs in each local authority area in the most recent year for...

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which maintained special schools have been assessed as inadequate by Ofsted in each of the last 10 years.

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of children in each decile of area deprivation by (a) pupil residence and (b) school location have been recorded...

  • Special Educational Needs: Disadvantaged

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 25 February 2009, Official Report, columns 816-7W, on special educational needs: disadvantaged, what...

  • Special Educational Needs: Pupil Exclusions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 3 February 2009, Official Report, column 1071W, on special educational needs: pupil exclusions, when...

  • Teachers: Sick Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the average number of days sickness taken per teacher in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools was (i) in total and (ii) in...