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Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of students eligible for free school meals gained a GCSE in Latin at each grade in the latest year for which figures are available. 
|Grade||Number of FSM pupils achieving grades||Percentage of all FSM pupils||Number of non-FSM pupils achieving grades||Percentage of all non-FSM pupils|
|(1) Figures suppressed due to low numbers.|
1. Figures relate to pupils in maintained schools at the end of key stage 4.
2. Percentages are based on all FSM/non-FSM pupils at the end of key stage 4, not just those who attempt a GCSE in the relevant subject.
National Pupil Database.
Mr. Gibb: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many mainstream maintained secondary schools entered no pupils for a GCSE in (a) a modern foreign language, (b) history and (c) geography in (i) 2007, (ii) 2008 and (iii) 2009. 
|(i) 2007||(ii) 2008||(iii) 2009|
Lembit Öpik: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of students who completed an International Baccalaureate course did not achieve a diploma in the latest year for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. 
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of children achieved (a) the national standard and (b) beyond expectation in each Key Stage 1 subject in (i) England and (ii) each London borough in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 6 April 2010]: The number of pupils achieving the national standard and performing beyond the national standard in each key stage 1 subject in each London borough in 1997 can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The remaining information requested, including the proportion of pupils achieving national standards and performing beyond expectations has been placed in the House Libraries. For ease of reference links to the information showing the proportion of pupils achieving national standards and beyond expectations for 1999 to 2009 are provided as follows:
Mr. Purchase: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the cost was of Ofsted's operations in the last year for which figures are available; and what targets there are for Ofsted to reduce its expenditure in the next three years. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils there were in maintained (a) secondary and (b) primary schools in each (i) constituency and (ii) local authority area in (A) 1997 and (B) 2009. 
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many incidents of (a) bullying between pupils and (b) verbal and physical abuse of school staff by pupils were recorded in schools in each of the last six months. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many maintained (a) primary and (b) secondary schools there were in each (i) constituency and (ii) local authority area in (A) 1997 and (B) 2009. 
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much funding his Department has provided to schools in (a) England and (b) Gloucestershire for broadband services in each of the last five years; how much funding he plans to provide in future years; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Coaker: Funding for broadband services in schools is made available predominantly via the Harnessing Technology Grant. This is paid by the Department to local authorities through the standards fund. It is not possible to identify the proportion of the grant that is used by schools to purchase broadband services, however we do have figures for the overall Harnessing Technology Grant for the latest three financial years:
|Harnessing Technology Grant allocation: England|
|Financial year||£ million|
The available figures on the amount of the Harnessing Technology Grant paid specifically to the Gloucestershire local authority for each of the three years in the current spending period is set out in the following table:
|Harnessing Technology Grant allocation to Gloucestershire|
However, these figures can only be provided as an indication as it is not possible to extrapolate from this the spending on broadband provision in particular. Additionally, the Harnessing Technology Grant will
not be the total ICT spend, as schools are free to use money from other sources on technological services and infrastructure.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families whether any school has (a) had public funding withdrawn and (b) been closed consequent on identification of links between that school and extremism in the last 10 years. 
Ms Diana R. Johnson: Maintained schools are funded by their local authority and decisions about funding for pupils of compulsory school age and for early years provision are a matter for local authorities. Some independent schools are funded by local authorities for the delivery of early years' provision. Maintained school closures are a matter for the relevant local authority and independent school proprietors make their own operational decisions. The Department does not routinely collect information about the withdrawal of funding by local authorities from their schools or early years providers and we have no record of instances where public funding has been withdrawn as a result of links between a school and extremism. Every year a number of maintained and independent schools close but the Department does not collect the reasons for closure.
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what recent steps his Department has taken to improve the provision of sport in schools in Leeds North West constituency. 
The following table sets out the amount of funding that schools in Leeds North West constituency received over the last three years. Funding increased substantially in 2008-09 with the introduction of the national network of competition managers, set up to work with school sport partnerships on inter-school sport.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which secondary schools did not enter any pupils for GCSE (a) biology, (b) chemistry and (c) physics in (i) 1997 and (ii) the most recent year for which figures are available. 
The Government have introduced a statutory entitlement for all pupils in maintained schools(1) to be able to study
at least two science GCSEs, specifically this includes core and additional science or the three separate science GCSEs of physics, chemistry and biology.
(1) Not including academies and city technology colleges.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which schools in Torbay constituency received less funding for sixth form places in their final yearly allocations for 2009-10 than was indicated in their provisional funding figures. 
Mr. Iain Wright: All schools (and, indeed, all other providers) have been funded in their 2009/10 allocations to at least the level of recruitment indicated in their provisional funding figures, as discussed with the LSC in early March 2009.
On 31 March last year, the Department made an interim allocation consistent with the budget set out in the LSC's annual statement of priorities in November 2008. Providers were therefore notified of a minimum working budget by the 31 March 2009 with which to plan for the forthcoming academic year.
These allocation figures differed from the provisional funding figures that providers had discussed with the LSC at the beginning of March, which were meant to be indicative of the likely level of demand coming through from young people. It was clear that this was well above the budget published the previous November. However, discussions were ongoing across Government at that time on what extra financial support was needed to provide for the increased learner demand providers indicated they could deliver. This additional funding was found and announced in Budget 2009, which provided for a further 54,500 learners in 2009/10 than planned. All providers were notified of their revised allocation, to at least the level of recruitment indicated in their provisional funding figures, as soon as was possible following Budget 2009.
The following tables set out the funding and learner allocations for the sixth forms in the Torbay constituency. All the sixth forms learner allocations matched the provisional allocations and all the funding allocations increased from the 31 March 2009 allocations post Budget 2009. Four of the sixth forms saw increases on their provisional allocation in their final funding allocations. Two schools(1) did however see slight reductions from their provisional allocations, on account of the necessary changed approach in the application of transitional protection between the two allocation notices. The reductions were 1.5 per cent. and 0.4 per cent. of their provisional allocation. This was to avoid volatility in the data between years producing significantly different out turns in funding levels.
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