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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department for Education remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Arts: English Baccalaureate more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of the English Baccalaureate on access to creative subjects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 245789 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) should be studied as part of a broad and balanced curriculum. It is limited in size in order to allow pupils to continue to study additional subjects that reflect their individual interests and strengths, including arts subjects. The proportion of pupils taking at least one Arts GCSE has fluctuated but remained broadly stable since the EBacc was introduced in 2010</p><p> </p><p>Arts subjects are not limited to the classroom, and according to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Taking Part Survey, in 2017-18, 96% of children aged 5-15 had engaged with the arts in the past 12 months[1]. The government is providing almost £500 million of funding between 2016-20 for arts and cultural education programmes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] The arts cover music activities, theatre/drama, reading/writing, arts crafts and design, film, video, media, and radio activities, dance activities, street arts, circus, carnival, and festival activities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T16:05:11.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T16:05:11.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pupil Exclusions: Reviews more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the review of exclusions practice led by Edward Timpson CBE will publish its final report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 217022 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-08more like thismore than 2019-02-08
star this property answer text <p>​In March 2018, the Government launched an externally-led review of exclusions practice, led by Edward Timpson CBE. The review is exploring how head teachers use exclusion, and why pupils with particular characteristics are more likely to be excluded from school. It is also considering the differences in exclusion rates across primary and secondary schools in England.</p><p>​The review has gathered substantial evidence, including over 900 submissions to the call for evidence. Edward Timpson has also chaired a series of roundtables and the review has met with over 100 organisations and individuals, including schools, local authorities, parents and children. The review will report in this term.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-02-08T14:40:23.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-08T14:40:23.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Care Leavers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the guidance, Staying put: arrangements for care leavers aged 18 years and above, published on 22 May 2013, what progress the Government has made on implementing the staying put policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 172577 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>Staying Put has helped thousands of care leavers to continue to benefit from a stable and secure family setting and to prepare for independence at a more gradual pace rather than facing a ‘cliff-edge’ at the age of 18. The policy has been welcomed by care leavers and the sector.</p><p>The latest data for the year ending March 2017 shows that 51% of those ceasing to be looked after in a foster placement on their 18<sup>th</sup> birthday remained with their former foster carer. In addition, 25% of 19 and 20 year olds were still living with their former foster carers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2018-09-13T15:03:12.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T15:03:12.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Care Leavers more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress the Government has made on its staying close scheme for children leaving residential care; and how many such children have been involved in that scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 172579 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>We are providing around £6 million in the period 2018 to 2019 and in the period 2019 to 2020 for a national pilot of Staying Close in eight sites.</p><p>These pilots provide an enhanced support offer for those leaving residential care. The support offer includes an accommodation offer close to their former children’s home alongside practical and emotional support from a member of staff from their former children's home whom they know and trust.</p><p>Reports from the pilots show that 120 care leavers participated in the Staying Close pilots from January 2018 to July 2018.</p><p>A full evaluation will be available when the pilots end in March 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2018-09-13T15:01:39.823Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T15:01:39.823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Primary Education: Free School Meals more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of primary school children were eligible for free schools meals in (a) 2009-2010, (b) 2013-2014 and (c) 2017-2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 133166 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
star this property answer text <p>For 2010, the number and percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals are 717,060 and 17.3%, respectively.</p><p> </p><p>For 2014, the number and percentage of pupils eligible for and claiming free school meals are 755,485 and 17.0%, respectively.</p><p> </p><p>For 2017, the number and percentage of pupils eligible for and claiming free school meals are 666,708 and 14.1%, respectively.</p><p> </p><p>The ‘Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2018’ statistical release will be released in June 2018, (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/announcements/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/announcements/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2018</a>).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2018-03-27T16:12:26.74Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-27T16:12:26.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Erasmus+ Programme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations she has made to her EU counterparts on the UK continuing to participate in the Erasmus programme after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 70364 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-04-27more like thismore than 2017-04-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department recognises the value of international exchange and collaboration in education, as part of our vision for the UK as a global nation. There may be European programmes in which we might want to participate. We will consider this as part of the negotiation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-04-27T08:16:36.54Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-27T08:16:36.54Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-13more like thismore than 2017-04-13
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Pension Rights more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans she has to equalise survivors' benefits from the Teachers' Pension Scheme for widowers, civil partners and same sex married couples with those for widows. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 70515 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-04-24more like thismore than 2017-04-24
star this property answer text <p>There are no plans to review survivors’ benefits from the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. It has been the policy of successive Governments that any changes or improvements to public service pension schemes are not normally applied retrospectively. This policy protects the current membership and taxpayers from having to meet unforeseen additional costs that were not previously taken into account, and to which those who would benefit have not contributed towards.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2017-04-24T13:57:42.713Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-24T13:57:42.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department issues guidance on the proportion of a school's annual budget it considers prudent for a school to hold as a cash balance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 44117 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
star this property answer text <p>For maintained schools, local authorities have devolved responsibility for their funding and determine locally their balance control mechanisms. For academies, the Trustees determine the appropriate level of reserves that the Trust should hold in accordance with their responsibilities under Charity Law. The Department monitors the overall level of balances across the sector and keeps this under review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2016-09-12T13:43:03.71Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-12T13:43:03.71Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Veterans more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her policy is on expanding the Troops to Teachers scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 44499 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
star this property answer text <p>The September 2016 cohort of Troops to Teachers is the last to be delivered under the current contract by the University of Brighton. Future options for Service leavers to train as teachers are currently being considered.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2016-09-12T14:13:52.293Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-12T14:13:52.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
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Department for Education remove filter
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average cash balance held by schools in England as a percentage of their annual budget was on 31 March (a) 2015 and (b) 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
star this property uin 43987 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The latest available revenue balances for Local Authority (LA) maintained schools are given in the table below. They are on an accruals rather than cash accounting basis. Equivalent figures for academies are not available as they report on academic years ending 31 August.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Total revenue balance<sup>1</sup> as a % of total revenue income<sup>2</sup> in LA maintained schools</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Date</p></td><td><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31 March 2014</p></td><td><p>6.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>31 March 2015</p></td><td><p>8.2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Consistent Financial Reporting survey</p><p>1. A school's total revenue balance is calculated from the combination of any unspent allocations and the cumulative balance of income minus expenditure from revenue funding sources during the financial year and any balances carried forward from previous years.</p><p>2. A school's total revenue income for the year includes all revenue funding available in the year as well as any additional income generated by the school. This does not include any revenue balances carried forward from previous years.</p><p> </p><p>These data are published annually, most recently in the Department’s Statistical Release LA and school expenditure: 2014 to 2015 financial year, available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/schools-education-and-childrens-services-spending-2014-to-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/schools-education-and-childrens-services-spending-2014-to-2015</a></p><p> </p><p>Figures for 31 March 2016 will be published in December 2016.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2016-09-08T13:36:39.167Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:36:39.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this