|Previous Section||Index||Home Page|
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what work was undertaken by Geronimo Communications in financial years (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08 to date for his Department; and if he will make a statement. 
Kevin Brennan [holding answer 28 November 2007]: Geronimo has provided media relations support within departmental information campaigns (often concentrating on local and regional media and specialist media outlets). While in some campaigns their contribution has worked alongside advertising, in many others it is the main plank of the campaign strategy.
Childrens Plan Consultation
Early Years Careers
Child Care and Early Learning
London Challenge and City Challenge
Student Finance Fulfilment
The campaigns for 2007-08 include ones for the newly created Department for Universities, Innovation and Skills, where these relate to areas formerly the responsibility of the Department for Education and Skills.
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many candidates successfully completed the National Professional Qualification for Headship in each academic year since 2003-04; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: The number of candidates who successfully completed the National Professional Qualification for Headship in each academic year since 2003/04 is as follows. The academic year 2007/08 is ongoing so the figure given is not complete.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many primary school pupils received a (a) fixed period exclusion and (b) permanent exclusion in the last 12 months, broken down by (i) reason for exclusion and (ii) local authority; 
(2) how many (a) permanent exclusions and (b) fixed term exclusions there were in primary schools in each of the last three years, broken down by (i) age of the child and (ii) reason for exclusion. 
Jim Knight: Local authority level tables showing the number of permanent and fixed period exclusions by reason for 2003/04, 2004/05 and 2005/06 have been placed in the Library. The latest year for which data are available for primary schools is 2004/05. The tables include national and regional totals.
|Maintained primary, secondary and special schools( 1,2) : Number of permanent and fixed period exclusions by age England, 2003/04 (estimates)( 3) and 2004/05 (estimates)( 3)|
|2003/04 (estimates)||2004/05 (estimates)|
|Permanent exclusions||Fixed period exclusions||Permanent exclusions||Fixed period exclusions|
|* = Less than 5, or a rate based on less than 5.|
(1) Includes middle schools as deemed.
(2) For permanent exclusions includes both maintained and non-maintained special schools. For fixed period exclusions excludes non-maintained special schools.
(3) Figures relating to permanent exclusions are estimates based on incomplete pupil-level data.
(4) Age as at 31 August 2003 and as at 31 August 2004.
(5) There were 17 permanent exclusions for which gender is unclassified as well as 140 fixed period exclusions of boys and 41 fixed period exclusions of girls for whom age was not knownthese were included in the total column only.
(6) The number of exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number (headcount) of pupils of each age in primary, secondary and special schools (excluding dually registered pupils in special schools) in January each year.
Totals may not appear to equal the sum of component parts because numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Schools Census and Termly Exclusions Survey
|Next Section||Index||Home Page|