Teachers: Nottinghamshire

Department for Education written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the total cost to state-funded schools of hiring agency teachers was in (a) Ashfield constituency and (b) Nottinghamshire in each year since 2010.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The available information for the expenditure on agency supply teaching staff is shown in the tables below.

Local Authority Maintained Schools

Expenditure on agency supply staff (1)(2)(3)

2010-11 to 2013-14

Ashfield Parliamentary Constituency

Nursery schools (4)

Primary schools

Secondary schools

Special schools

Pupil referral units (5)

Total

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

2013-14

0

585

137

0

36

758

2012-13

0

528

202

40

..

771

2011-12

2

534

166

21

..

724

2010-11

1

594

339

7

..

942

1. The detailed definition of every income and expenditure category is available on the department’s website at the following link:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/consistent-financial-reporting-framework-2013-to-2014

2. School expenditure data is provided by local authority maintained schools only. It does not contain data on academies. Therefore the income and expenditure figures are affected by the numbers of schools converting to academy status. In particular this affects the figures for secondary schools and makes year on year comparisons difficult.

3. Cash terms figures as reported by schools.

4. The data for nursery schools does not include all nursery provision. In particular it does not include private sector, voluntary and independent nursery providers.

5. The collection of data from pupil referral units was made mandatory in 2013-14.

.. Not available for this year.

Expenditure on agency supply staff (1)(2)(3)

2010-11 to 2013-14

Nottinghamshire local authority

Nursery schools (4)

Primary schools

Secondary schools

Special schools

Pupil referral units (5)

Total

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

£000s

2013-14

0

3,322

454

273

0

4,049

2012-13

0

2,749

1,336

122

..

4,208

2011-12

2

2,476

3,094

75

..

5,647

2010-11

1

2,484

4,467

67

..

7,019

1. The detailed definition of every income and expenditure category is available on the department’s website at the following link:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/consistent-financial-reporting-framework-2013-to-2014

2. School expenditure data is provided by local authority maintained schools only. It does not contain data on academies. Therefore the income and expenditure figures are affected by the numbers of schools converting to academy status. In particular this affects the figures for secondary schools and makes year on year comparisons difficult.

3. Cash terms figures as reported by schools.

4. The data for nursery schools does not include all nursery provision. In particular it does not include private sector, voluntary and independent nursery providers.

5. The collection of data from pupil referral units was made mandatory in 2013-14.

.. Not available for this year.

Academies and Free Schools

Expenditure on Agency Supply Staff

Academic Years 2010-11 to 2013-14

Ashfield Parliamentary Constituency

Single Academy Trusts (6)

Multi Academy Trusts (6)(7)(10)

Total

£000s

£000s

£000s

2013-14 (8)

..

..

..

2012-13

200

..

200

2011-12

0

..

0

2010-11 (9)

..

..

..

6. Based on the accounts of academy trusts which had been open the entirety of the academic year.

7. Multi-academy trusts are only included where all schools within the trust were open for the full academic year (September to August).

8. Figures for 2013-14 are being collected and will be available in July 2015.

9. Figures for 2010-11 were included as part of overall expenditure on supply teaching staff. Figures specifically for agency supply staff are not available.

10. Local authority level and parliamentary constituency area data are not available for multi-academy trusts.

.. Not available.

Expenditure on Agency Supply Staff

Academic Years 2010-11 to 2013-14

Nottinghamshire local authority

Single Academy Trusts (6)

Multi Academy Trusts (6)(7)(10)

Total

£000s

£000s

£000s

2013-14 (8)

..

..

..

2012-13

1,048

..

1,048

2011-12

468

..

468

2010-11 (9)

..

..

..

6. Based on the accounts of academy trusts which had been open the entirety of the academic year.

7. Multi-academy trusts are only included where all schools within the trust were open for the full academic year (September to August).

8. Figures for 2013-14 are being collected and will be available in July 2015.

9. Figures for 2010-11 were included as part of overall expenditure on supply teaching staff. Figures specifically for agency supply staff are not available.

10. Local authority level and parliamentary constituency area data are not available for multi-academy trusts.

.. Not available.

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