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star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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: Secondary Education 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, how many teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics there were in UK secondary schools in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 212006 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The following table provides the number of science (by separate science subject), technology, engineering and mathematics teachers in service in publicly funded secondary schools in England in November of each year from 2011 to 2013: [1], [2]</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Subject [3]</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Physics</p></td><td><p>5,900</p></td><td><p>6,000</p></td><td><p>6,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Chemistry</p></td><td><p>6,900</p></td><td><p>7,200</p></td><td><p>7,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Biology</p></td><td><p>8,500</p></td><td><p>8,700</p></td><td><p>8,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Combined/General Science</p></td><td><p>34,700</p></td><td><p>32,700</p></td><td><p>32,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Other Sciences</p></td><td><p>2,800</p></td><td><p>2,400</p></td><td><p>2,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Technology</p></td><td><p>14,800</p></td><td><p>13,800</p></td><td><p>13,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Engineering</p></td><td><p>1,600</p></td><td><p>1,500</p></td><td><p>1,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mathematics</p></td><td><p>35,200</p></td><td><p>32,800</p></td><td><p>33,300</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><em>Source: School Workforce Census</em></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>[1] Figures are based on a large sample of over 70% of secondary schools.</p><p>[2] Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.</p><p>[3] Each teacher is counted once under each subject they teach.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Information for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is a matter for the respective devolved administrations.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T13:58:09.0956636Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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, what assessment she has made of the potential costs and benefits of the introduction of universal infant free school meals in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 213397 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Education is responsible for the introduction of the requirement that state-funded schools in England should offer universal infant free school meals, which came into effect on 1 September 2014.</p><p> </p><p>Between 2009 and 2011 the Department for Education and the Department of Health piloted the provision of universal free school meals in Durham and Newham. The independent evaluation of those pilots showed that there were a number of benefits arising from the provision of universal free school meals, including improved attainment, healthier eating habits and increases in the uptake of meals among children who would have been eligible for free school meals under the existing criteria. We also know, from research carried out by the School Food Trust (now Children’s Food Trust), that universal infant free school meals will save families who previously paid for school lunches up to £400 a year per infant child.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has used School Food Trust research into the costs of school meal provision, as well as feedback from local authorities and stakeholders, to inform the allocation of funding for this policy and the targeting of implementation support. In particular, this research informed the decision to allocate £2.30 of revenue funding per meal taken by newly eligible pupils.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T17:27:32.6483678Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:27:32.6483678Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-13more like thismore than 2015-03-13
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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: Standards 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 proportion of students are taught in schools rated by Ofsted as good or outstanding in (a) the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, (b) Berkshire and (c) the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 227516 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
unstar this property answer text <p>As Ofsted is responsible for the requested statistics, this is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw. A copy of his reply will be placed in the library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2015-03-19T14:27:09.477Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-19T14:27:09.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 Headteachers 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, how many participants there were in each recent intake of the National Professional Qualification for Headship programme; and what guidance is issued to participants in that programme on conducting their first round of monitoring and evaluating teachers in a new school. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216574 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
unstar this property answer text <p>In financial year 2012/13, 1202 participants commenced the NPQH programme. In financial year 2013/14, 1140 participants commenced the NPQH programme.</p><p>In the first half of the financial year 2014/15, 550 participants commenced the NPQH programme, there is a second application round opening on 11 December 2014. Further information can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/national-professional-qualification-for-headship-npqh#apply" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/national-professional-qualification-for-headship-npqh#apply</a>.</p><p> </p><p>NCTL licensed the delivery of leadership development, including the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers to School led consortiums in 2012. The qualifications are developed around a leadership curriculum combining a range of essential and elective modules. All qualifications have a rigorous final assessment process.</p><p> </p><p>There are no specific centrally-generated materials on the NPQH for participants on conducting their first round of monitoring and evaluating teachers in a new school. However the entry assessment process, which is administered by a commissioned provider, contains a leadership competence on “Holding to account”. Both this and the performance management of staff and appraisal are covered generically within the programme.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the NPQH Essential modules, ‘Leading an effective school’ and ‘Leading and improving teaching’, which are mandatory, include content on teacher quality and standards, monitoring and evaluating teaching and performance management/appraisal. Licensees can enhance the modules by including additional material.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:59:50.597Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:59:50.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 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, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time teachers were working in publicly-funded schools at the beginning of the year and not working in schools the following year in the last 12 months for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216544 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
unstar this property answer text <p>There were 26,850 full-time teachers and 16,190 part-time teachers in service in publicly-funded schools in England in March 2010 who were not similarly employed in March 2011. These figures include teachers who retired between March 2010 and March 2011.</p><p><br>These figures are the latest available. The information is provisional and sourced from the Database of Teacher Records.</p><p> </p><p>The information is published in table C1 from the additional tables in the Statistical First Release ‘School Workforce in England, November 2012’ and is available at the following web link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in-england-november-2012" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in-england-november-2012</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-04T18:15:03.997Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-04T18:15:03.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 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, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time teachers working in publicly-funded schools were not working in the same role at the same school 12 months later in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216545 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The information is not available in the format requested.</p><p>Information on teacher retention is currently derived from the Database of Teacher Records (DTR). However, this data source does not provide the information as requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:32:59.857Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:32:59.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 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, how many schools in special measures employed newly-qualified teachers in (a) Gravesham, (b) Kent and (c) England in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216546 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The information is not available in the format requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T15:34:01.467Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T15:34:01.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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: Standards 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 guidance her Department gives to secondary schools near grammar schools about setting realistic attainment targets for pupils; and what steps she is taking to reflect this in school performance tables for secondary schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216547 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not issue guidance on setting attainment targets for pupils. It is for teachers to use their professional judgement to set pupil targets.</p><p>The Department sets floor standards against which schools will be measured in performance tables. From 2016 we are replacing the existing secondary school floor standard, based on the percentage of pupils achieving 5 or more A*- C grades including English and maths, with Progress 8. This is a measure based on the progress a pupil makes from KS2 (age 11) to a group of 8 subjects at the end of KS4 (age 16) compared to pupils with the same starting point.</p><p>Progress 8 is a fairer way of measuring school performance as schools will no longer be disadvantaged by having a challenging intake.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:57:02.113Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:57:02.113Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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 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 estimate she has made of the (a) financial cost and (b) cost of the effect on pupils' learning of replacing a teacher who leaves a school. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216548 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-05more like thismore than 2014-12-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Education has not estimated the financial costs of replacing a teacher who leaves a school as teacher recruitment is undertaken directly by schools and local authorities.</p><p> </p><p>Evidence is clear that being taught by a good teacher has a significant impact on how well pupils achieve. We are therefore supporting schools to attract and retain high quality teachers, minimising any disruption to children’s learning. Official statistics show that teacher vacancy rates are declining and retention remains stable, with the majority of new teachers still teaching after five years. Children in England now have the best chance they have ever had of attending a good or outstanding school.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-05T14:53:58.21Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-05T14:53:58.21Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star 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: Pay 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 assessment she has made of the number of schools implementing blanket policies against the pay portability of teachers returning after a career break. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Mr Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 216549 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Our pay reforms have given schools greater flexibility to develop pay policies that are tailored to their needs. That includes the freedom to pay what they consider to be the appropriate rate for the skills that someone brings and the challenges of the job rather than having to pay a teacher what they had previously been paid at another school. We do not monitor how schools are using their new flexibilities but would expect schools to be actively considering their approach to pay portability within the pay freedoms now available to them.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-12-04T18:13:22.413Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-04T18:13:22.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this