Dear Inverclyde Council,

1. Please could you provide the percentage of discretionary deferral requests which the local authority has provided an extra year of early learning and childcare funding for since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

2. Please could you also provide the total number of applications for discretionary deferral funding received and the total number successful for each year since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Anderson

Lindsay Carrick, Inverclyde Council

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Rhona Turner, Inverclyde Council

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Good Afternoon Ms Anderson

I refer to your Freedom of Information request and trust that the undernoted is helpful to you.

1. Please could you provide the percentage of discretionary deferral requests which the local authority has provided an extra year of early learning and childcare funding for since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

2013/14 <5
2014/15 None
2015/16 26%
2016/17 22%
2017/18 <5
2018/19 24%

2. Please could you also provide the total number of applications for discretionary deferral funding received and the total number successful for each year since 2013. Please only include those children born on or after the school commencement date in August and 31 Dec who were granted an extra year of funding.

Total Number of Defer Entries Successful applications (Aug-Dec Birthday)

2013/14 35 <5
2014/15 41 none
2015/16 50 13
2016/17 49 11
2017/18 40 <5
2018/19 58 14

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Best wishes

Rhona

Rhona Turner
Scottish Attainment Challenge SEEMIS Coordinator/Data Officer (Monday & Tuesday)
School Business Coordinator (Clydeview Cluster) (Wednesday - Friday)
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Inverclyde Council

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Patricia Anderson

Dear Rhona,

Thank you for your response to my enquiry.

Please could you advise if there are any restrictions on the sharing of the data you provided.

Yours sincerely,

Patricia Anderson

Rhona Turner, Inverclyde Council

Good Morning Ms Anderson

I refer to your e-mail below regarding the publication of this information. I can advise that we would have no problem with the publication of this information.

I trust that this is helpful to you.

Best wishes
Rhona

Dear Rhona,

Thank you for your response to my enquiry.

Please could you advise if there are any restrictions on the sharing of the data you provided.

Yours sincerely,

Patricia Anderson

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Rhona Turner, Inverclyde Council

Good Morning Ms Anderson

I refer to your Freedom of Information request below. We have been alerted to the fact that there was an error in the figures that were sent to you in the FOI response. I append below the correct information.

1. 2013/14 - 17.39%
2014/15 - None
2015/16 - 22%
2016/17 - 14%
2017/18 - <5
2019/19 - 18.96%

Total Number of Defer Entries Successful applications (Aug-Dec Birthday)

2. 2013/14 46 8
2014/15 41 None
2015/16 50 11
2016/17 50 7
2017/18 40 <5
2018/19 58 11

Please accept our apologies for this error.

Best wishes
 
Rhona
 
Rhona Turner
SEEMIS Development Officer (Monday & Tuesday)
School Business Coordinator (Clydeview Cluster) (Wednesday - Friday)
Education Services HQ
Inverclyde Council
 
         Wallace Place
            GREENOCK
            Inverclyde
            PA15 1JB
 
 :       01475 712979
::        [email address]

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