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Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment she has made of the requirement for school building repairs in each London borough; and what the costs are estimated to be in each case. 
Jacqui Smith: Data on school buildings maintenance have been supplied to the Department twice; firstly in 200001 and secondly in 2003. The following table shows, for the two data collections, figures for each London borough. Costs have been updated to current costs. In addition to backlog repair work, the figures cover work needed over a five year period from the dates of the assessments, including cyclical and scheduled maintenance.
Central Government capital support for investment in schools has increased from under £700 million in 199697 to £5.5 billion this year and will rise further to £6.3 billion by 200708. Progress is being made year-by-year in improving the quality of the school building stock.
|Barking and Dagenham||(117)||62,441,458|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||27,190,465||24,457,826|
|Kensington and Chelsea||11,395,334||10,127,270|
|Kingston upon Thames||31,468,000||43,320,352|
|Richmond upon Thames||13,883,220||24,779,468|
Our Primary and Secondary National Strategies provide schools with comprehensive guidance and training materials on effective management of behaviour and attendance. These include practical
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advice on how to develop, implement and review a school behaviour policy which covers principles, roles and responsibilities, rules, rewards and sanctions.
Jacqui Smith: The 200304 PE, school sport and club links surveythe largest and most comprehensive survey of school sport in Englandfound that 96 percent. of the 6500 schools taking part in the survey held a sports day or festival of sport. The results of the survey were published on 29 April 2004, and copies of the report (The impact of school sport partnerships: The results of the 200304 PE, school sports and club links survey) have been placed in the Houses of Parliament Libraries.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many and what percentage of schools have no grassed play areas in (a) England, (b) each region and (c) each local education authority. 
Bill Rammell: While the school premises data that the Department collects from local education authorities include information on the suitability of sports provision, the data do not show numbers or percentages of schools without grassed play areas.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many and what percentage of schools offer lessons in (a) tennis, (b) swimming, (c) cricket, (d) rugby, (e) football, (f) netball and (g) lacrosse in (i) England, (ii) each region and (iii) each local education authority. 
Mr. Marsden: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what assessment her Department has made of whether there is a link between pupils who move school often and social and economic deprivation. 
Jacqui Smith: The Department commissioned the Pupil Mobility in Schools project to produce a report on the nature and causes of pupil mobility in schools and the implications of high mobility for national strategies to raise achievement. This project identified strong associations between pupil mobility and social deprivation, family break up and moves into and out of temporary accommodation. Mobile pupils are more likely to be eligible for free school meals, have English as an additional language, have a special educational need or have behavioural problems.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many pupils with special educational needs live more than three miles away from the (a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) special school that they attend; and if she will make a statement. 
|Primary schools||Secondary schools||Special schools||Total|
|Total pupils travelling more than 3miles to the school they attend||158,907||100.0||604,240||100.0||47,051||100.0||810,292||100.0|
|Pupils with no Special Educational Needs||128,836||81.1||523,663||86.7||117||0.2||652,616||80.5|
|Pupils with Special Educational Needs at School Action||14,864||9.4||45,504||7.5||109||0.2||60,477||7.5|
|Pupils with Special Educational Needs at School Action Plus||7,955||5.0||19,675||3.3||786||1.7||28,416||3.5|
|Pupils with a Statement of Special Educational Needs||7,252||4.6||15,398||2.5||46,039||97.9||68,689||8.5|
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