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The number of pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals is shown in the table. This includes full time pupils aged 0 to 15 and part-time pupils aged 5 to 15.
|Maintained nursery( 1) , maintained primary( 2) , state-funded secondary( 2, 3) and special( 4) schools: School meal arrangements( 5) . As at January 2010. By each ward within Hendon parliamentary constituency|
|Nursery( 1) and primary( 2)||State-funded secondary( 2, 3)||Special( 4)|
|Number on roll( 5, 6)||Number of pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals( 5, 6)||Percentage known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals||Number on roll( 5, 6)||Number of pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals( 5, 6)||Percentage known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals||Number on roll( 5, 6)||Number of pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals( 5, 6)||Percentage known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals|
|Hendon (all wards)||9,862||2,476||25.1||5,735||1,377||24.0||81||35||43.2|
|n/a = Not applicable. No schools of this type. |
(1) There are no maintained nursery schools in Hendon parliamentary constituency.
(2) Includes middle schools as deemed.
(3 )Includes city technology colleges and academies.
(4) Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools, excludes general hospital schools.
(5) Includes sole and dual (main) registrations.
(6) Pupils who have full time attendance and are aged 15 and under, or pupils who have part time attendance and are aged between 5 and 15.
The education maintenance allowance is a matter for the Young People's Learning Agency (YPLA) who operate this for the Department for Education. Peter Lauener, the YPLA's chief executive, has written to the hon. Member with the information requested and a copy of his reply has been placed in the House Libraries.
Letter from Neil Flint, dated
I am writing in response to your Parliamentary Question PQ 032502.
The Department for Education is responsible for overall policy in these areas and will answer the first part of your question on free school meals.
The Young People's Learning Agency (YPLA) is responsible for the delivery of Education Maintenance Allowances (EMA). Information on the number of young people who have received EMA is available at local authority level, but not at constituency level. EMA take-up is defined as young people who have received one or more EMA payments in an academic year.
The take-up figure for EMA in Barnet Local Authority was 2,976 as at
EMA take-up data showing the number of young people who have received one or more EMA payments during 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09 and 2009/10 is available on the YPLA website, at the following address: