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Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many full-time equivalent staff of each grade are employed by his Department to assist special advisers. 
0.5 Higher Executive Officer (HEO)
0.5 Executive Officer (EO)
0.5 Executive Assistant (EA).
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies has spent on pot plants in (i) 2007-08, (ii) 2008-09 and (iii) 2009-10. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson: Spend by the Department for Children, Schools and Families on pot plants in the last two financial years and the current financial year to date is shown in the table. The Department does not have any agencies.
Ms Diana R. Johnson: The following table details the amount spent by the Department for Children, Schools and Families on international travel for the last two financial years for which figures are currently available. The amount expended for each year includes the cost of overseas rail, air, car and other travel in addition to the cost of overnight accommodation and travel allowances paid to individual members of staff.
Figures have been rounded to the nearest £.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of children at (a) denominational primary schools, (b) denominational secondary schools, (c) maintained primary schools, (d) maintained secondary schools, (e) grammar schools and (f) academies was entitled to free school meals in (i) 2008 and (ii) 2009. 
|Number and percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals( 1) , position in January each year: 2008 and 2009, coverage: England|
|Number on roll( 2)||Number of pupils known to be eligible for free meals||Percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free meals||Number on roll( 2)||Number of pupils known to be eligible for free meals||Percentage of pupils known to be eligible for free meals|
|(1) Those eligible may choose not to take up their offer of a free school meal for various reasons e.g. through preference or through non-attendance on the day. Pupils are counted as eligible only if they meet the eligibility criteria and make a claim. (2) Includes all full-time and part-time pupils who are sole or dual main registrations. Includes boarders. (3) Includes middle schools as deemed. (4) Excludes academies. (5) Includes grammar schools. Note: Pupil numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Source: School Census.|
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils in comprehensive schools achieved seven or more GCSEs, including (a) English language, (b) English literature, (c) mathematics, (d) history, (e) physics, (f) biology and (g) chemistry in 2009. 
470,044 achieved English GCSE;
390,621 achieved English literature GCSE;
469,500 achieved mathematics GCSE;
151,155 achieved history GCSE;
53,353 achieved physics GCSE;
55,035 achieved biology GCSE;
53,501 achieved chemistry GCSE.
(1 )Including academies and city technology colleges.
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of (a) male and (b) female students gained (i) five GCSEs including English and mathematics at grades A* to C, (ii) five GCSEs at grades A* to G and (iii) at least one GCSE pass in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Laws: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of pupils (a) entitled and (b) not entitled to free school meals attained five GCSEs at grades A* to C, including English and mathematics in each constituency in the latest year for which figures are available. 
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what proportion of pupils in state schools in Leeds North West constituency achieved five GCSEs including mathematics and English in (a) 1997 and (b) the most recent year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Coaker: The requested information is provided in the following table for the 2003/04 and the 2008/09 academic years. Information about whether a pupil achieved five or more GCSEs or equivalent including English and maths GCSEs has only been available on the Department's National Pupil Database since the 2003/04 academic year.
|Percentage of pupils attending maintained schools( 1 ) in Leeds, North-West constituency( 2) achieving five or more GCSEs or equivalent( 3 ) including English and mathematics GCSEs, 2003/04 and 2008/09( 4)|
|(1) All maintained schools (including city technology colleges and academies).|
(2) Parliamentary constituency figures do not include pupils recently arrived from overseas.
(3) Figures for 2003/04 include GNVQ equivalences and in 2008/09 other equivalences approved for use pre-16.
(4) Figures for 2003/04 are based on pupils aged 15 years old at the start of the academic year. Figures for 2008/09 are based on pupils at the end of Key Stage 4.
National Pupil Database and Achievement and Attainment Tables (2003/04 final data, 2008/09 amended data)
Paul Holmes: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what grammar schools there are in each local authority; and what percentage of children attending each school is eligible to receive free school meals. 
Sir Gerald Kaufman:
To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families if he will set out, with statistical information related as directly as possible to
Manchester, Gorton constituency, the effects on that constituency of the policies of his Department and its predecessors since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker: Since 1997 the Government have transformed education and child care with improved outcomes for children and young people. Figures showing the performance at key stage 2 and at GCSE and equivalents in Manchester, Gorton are given in the following tables:
|Key stage 2 results of 11 year old pupils attending schools( 1) in the Manchester, Gorton constituency|
|Percentage of pupils gaining level 4 and above||1997||2009( 2)||Percentage point improvement 1997 to 2009|
|(1) Includes pupils attending all maintained schools (including Academies and City Technology Colleges).|
(2) Revised data.
School and College Achievement and Attainment Tables
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