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  • Pupils: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the optimum amount of learning time that pupils should spend on (a) the Internet and (b) screen-based devices daily...

  • Remote Education: Gravesham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many disadvantaged pupils in Gravesham have been provided with technological support by the Government during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Remote Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department plans to make available additional online learning resources for children during the 2020 summer holiday.

  • Schools: Gravesham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding has been allocated to schools in Gravesham for (a) online tuition and (b) teaching materials.

  • Schools: Kent

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department plans to take to reduce the gap in educational provision between state and private schools in Kent after the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Remote Education: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what powers Ofsted will have after undertaking visits to schools in the period September 2020 to January 2021 to enforce standards in remote learning.

  • Schools: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of forming a cross-party parliamentary task force to return young people safely to schools...

  • Physical Education: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to increase Government funding for physical education programmes in schools to help tackle (a) inactivity among children during the...

  • Private Tutors

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what Government support is available to help small tutoring companies become an approved Tuition Partner; and if he will make a statement.

  • Sports: Clubs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether sports clubs outside schools will be allowed to operate due to the covid-19 outbreak in September 2020.

  • Pupils: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure that all school pupils have access to face masks.

  • Pupils: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance has been provided to local authorities and schools to support the safe return of pupils with sight loss during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Question

    What steps he is taking to help schools improve their buildings and facilities to provide high-quality education.

  • Question

    What steps his Department is taking to support good (a) attendance and (b) behaviour as pupils return to school as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

  • Universities: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support his Department is providing to universities to help mitigate financial pressures as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.

  • Special Educational Needs: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether he plans to allocate additional resources to local councils for the provision of support for families with SEND children.

  • Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what support he will make available to parents of children with special educational needs over the summer holidays 2020.

  • Pupils: Disability Aids

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of pupils who require assistive technologies to access online material.

  • After School Clubs: Academies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance he has provided to academy schools on after-school provision during the covid-19 outbreak following their reopening in September 2020.

  • Pre-school Education: Social Distancing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans his Department has for issuing further guidance on which social distancing measures will need to be in place when pre-school education...

  • Question

    What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on allocating additional funding for (a) further and (b) higher education.

  • Free School Meals: Voucher Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the accessibility of the free school meal vouchers system for families who (a) do not have access to internet-enabled...

  • Disabled Students' Allowances: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons covid-19 cannot be cited as a reason to grant additional (a) study skills and (b) mentoring hours to higher education students that...

  • Special Educational Needs: Durham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for SEND education in Country Durham.

  • Children in Care: Reviews

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the timeframe is for the completion of his Department's review of Looked after Children.

  • Question

    What steps his Department is taking to ensure that children do not miss time in education as a result of local covid-19 lockdowns.

  • Nurseries: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to announce a new funding settlement for maintained nursery schools.

  • Apprentices: Care Leavers and Special Educational Needs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the £1,000 incentive payment available to any employer taking on an apprentice aged 16-18, or aged 19-24 with an Education Health and...

  • Question

    What recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on visas and immigration rules for international students studying in the UK after the transition period.

  • Question

    What steps his Department is taking to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people as they return to school as covid-19 restrictions are eased.

  • Covid-19 Education Catch-up Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 21 July 2020 to Question 72965, on Schools: Mental Health, whether schools will be able to use the £650 million...

  • Nurseries: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will include Barnet within the scope of his transitional funding for maintained nursery schools.

  • Pre-school Education: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing funding for maintained nursery schools to support the implementation of the recent...

  • Postgraduate Education: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans he has to make provision for postgraduate students whose courses have been extended as a result of covid-19 but are disallowed by Student...