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|Table 2: Proportion of children in England attending child care and early years providers by age group: 2007|
|Type of provider||Under 2 years||2 years||3 years||4 years|
1. These providers were only asked to provide data on the age groups where proportions are presented.
2. Children may attend more than one provider and therefore will be included in the proportions for more than one of the provider types in the table. For this reason some columns total more than 100 per cent..
3. Sessional care: defined as facilities where children under eight attend day care for no more than five sessions a week, each session being less than a continuous period of four hours in any day. Where two sessions are offered in any one day, there is a break between sessions with no children in the care of the provider.
Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of children aged (a) below one, (b) two, (c) three and (d) four attended a formal childcare setting in each of the last four quarters. 
The Childcare and Early Years Survey of Parents collects information on the types of childcare used by families. Table 1 as following shows
the figures from the 2007 Parents Childcare Survey on use of formal childcare by the age of the child.
|Table 1: Use of formal childcare in the last week, by age of child|
|Age of child||Percentage|
The Childcare and Early Years Survey of Parents is a sample survey therefore absolute numbers of children cannot be provided.
Quarterly figures are not available.
Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2008, Official Report, column 1498W, on pre-school education: finance, when he expects the child care strategy to be published. 
Beverley Hughes: The child care strategy document will be published on 28 January 2009.
Derek Wyatt: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families whether he has been informed of any complaints made to Ofsted of alleged maladministration by Ofsted relating to inspections of nursery schools in Sittingbourne and Sheppey constituency. 
Beverley Hughes: We have not been informed of any such complaints made to Ofsted. As an independent non-ministerial Government department, Ofsted has its own internal complaints procedure. There is also an independent complaints adjudicator for Ofsted which handles around 30 complaints a year. These are cases which have exhausted the internal complaints process and where the complainant remains dissatisfied. The complaints adjudicator publishes an annual report which is presented to Ministers; this does not provide details of individual cases. The latest report can be found at
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) how many and what proportion of pupils temporarily excluded from school in the last 12 months were placed on a part-time curriculum; and how long on average the period of part-time attendance was; 
(2) how many and what proportion of pupils excluded temporarily from school received assessment and support from their local authority's educational psychology service in the last 12 months; 
(3) how many and what proportion of pupils temporarily excluded from school were subsequently assessed by an educational psychiatrist who advised the school on how to support their needs in the last 12 months. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The requested information is not collected centrally.
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals were
permanently excluded in the last year for which data are available. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The available information is provided in the table. The figures in the table provide the number of exclusions and not the number of pupils excluded.
In a small number of cases, individual pupils might have more than one permanent exclusion.
|Primary, secondary and special schools( 1,2,3) : number of permanent exclusions by free school meal eligibilityEngland. 2006/07 (estimates)( 4)|
|Maintained p rimary s chools||State funded secondary Schools( 2)||Special s chools||Total|
|No. of exclusions||Percentage of school population( 5)||No. of exclusions||Percentage of school population( 5)||No. of exclusions||Percentage of school population( 5)||No. of exclusions||Percentage of school population( 5)|
|(1) Includes middle schools as deemed.|
(2) Includes both CTCs and Academies. Information is as reported by schools. See Notes to Editors 5.
(3) Includes both maintained special and non-maintained special schools.
(4) Permanent exclusion figures are estimates based on incomplete pupil-level data. See Notes to Editors 4.
(5) The number of exclusions expressed as a percentage of the number (headcount) of all pupils (excluding dually registered pupils) in January each year.
(6) Totals include 145 permanent exclusions with unclassified free school meal eligibility.
Totals may not appear to equal the sum of component parts because numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.
Dan Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding was provided (a) per primary school pupil and (b) per secondary school pupil in Bath and North East Somerset in 2007-08. 
Jim Knight: The per pupil revenue funding figures for Bath and North East Somerset for 2007-08 and 2008-09 are shown in the following table. Since 2006-07 the dedicated schools grant (DSG) is the main source of school funding. As the DSG is distributed through a single guaranteed unit of funding and is distributed from central to local government, a primary/secondary split is not available. The figures are for all funded pupils aged three to 19 and are provided in cash terms:
|DSG + grants per pupilBath and North East Somerset|
| Notes: 1. Price Base: Cash.|
2. Figures have been rounded to the nearest £10.
Paul Holmes: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which schools constructed under the Building Schools for the Future programme have opened; and which opened (a) on time and (b) on budget. 
Jim Knight: 50 new schools have opened under the Building Schools for the Future programme to date, including eight in January 2009. The following table illustrates the delivery record for each school against the baseline targets for school openings that were agreed once the programme had started. All projects have been completed within budget.
|Local authority||School||Opened||Expected opening date after programme launch||Completed on time||Completed on budget|
Christ the King Catholic and Church of England Centre for Learning
|(1) These primary schools were delivered as part of Newcastles BSF Local Education Partnership, but were not originally included in the programme.|
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