Early years and childcare request

Carolyn Lochhead made this Freedom of Information request to Clackmannanshire Council

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Carolyn Lochhead

Dear Clackmannanshire Council,

I would like to request the following information.

1 In your local authority, what was the estimated  population in 2017/18 of:

a Vulnerable 2 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision?
b 3 – 5 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision?

2 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places were made available for:
a Vulnerable 2 year olds?
b 3 - 5 year olds?

3 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places for vulnerable 2 year olds were made available in
a Council nurseries?
b Partner providers?

4 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places for 3 – 5 year olds were made available in
a Council nurseries?
b Partner providers?

5 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places for vulnerable 2 year olds were made available as
a Half day, term time only?
b Half day,  year round?
c Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day plus lunch)?
d Full day, year round?
e Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with parents paying for wrap around hours)?
f Extended hours / wrap around, year round?
g Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries?

6 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places for 3 – 5 year olds were made available as
a Half day, term time only?
b Half day,  year round?
c Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day plus lunch)?
d Full day, year round?
e Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with parents paying for wrap around hours)?
f Extended hours / wrap around, year round?
g Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries?

7 In term 1, 2017/18, how many council nursery places were taken up for
a vulnerable 2 year olds?
b 3 – 5 year olds?

8 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places were taken up for
a vulnerable 2 year olds?
b 3 – 5 year olds?

9 In the final term of 2017/18, how many Full Time Equivalent places are available for
a vulnerable 2 year olds?
b 3 – 5 year olds?

10 What was the full annual value of a funded partnership place in 2017/18?

11 Do you fund all eligible children attending partner providers?

12 In the final term of 2017/18, how many eligible children did not receive their early years and childcare funding whilst attending:

a partnership settings?
b Care Inspectorate registered childcare settings outwith the partnership scheme?

13 How many funded partnership places did you commission in 2017/18?

14. How many early years staff do you employ:

Full time?
Part time?

Yours faithfully,

Carolyn Lochhead

Eileen McKinsley, Clackmannanshire Council

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To:
Ms. Caarolyn Lochhead Contact: Eileen McKinsley
Tel. No: 01259 450000
Ref: EDU02EFB0C
Date: 16/07/2018

Dear Ms. Lochhead

Freedom of Information : EDU02EFB0C

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information which was received
on 13/07/2018 about Early Years and Childcare.   It will be forwarded to
the appropriate Council Service for action and you should receive a
response, or a request for clarification by 10/08/2018. If there is a need
to clarify anything relating to your request, colleagues will contact you.
 

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.  

Yours sincerely

Eileen McKinsley

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Eileen McKinsley, Clackmannanshire Council

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To:
Ms. Caarolyn Lochhead Contact: Eileen McKinsley
  Tel. No: 01259 450000
Ref: EDU02EFB0C
Date: 18/07/2018

Dear Ms. Lochhead

Freedom of Information Enquiry: EDU02EFB0C

Thank you for your information request dated 13/07/2018.

I am happy to supply you with the information you requested.

1 In your local authority, what was the estimated  population in 2017/18
of:

a Vulnerable 2 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare
provision? 144
b 3 – 5 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision?
1109

2 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places
were made available for:
a Vulnerable 2 year olds? 105
b 3 - 5 year olds? 1235

3 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places
for vulnerable 2 year olds were made available in
a Council nurseries? 100
b Partner providers? Partner childminders – 3 partner nurseries - 2

4 In the final term of 2017/18, how many early years and childcare places
for 3 – 5 year olds were made available in
a Council nurseries? 1134
b Partner providers? 101

5 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places for
vulnerable 2 year olds were made available as
a Half day, term time only? All places
b Half day,  year round? none
c Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day
plus lunch)? none
d Full day, year round? none
e Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with
parents paying for wrap around hours)? none
f Extended hours / wrap around, year round? none
g Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries? no

6 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places for 3 – 5
year olds were made available as
a Half day, term time only? 576/576
b Half day,  year round? Up to 32
c Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day
plus lunch)? Up to 240
d Full day, year round? Up to 32
e Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with
parents paying for wrap around hours)? Up to 32
f Extended hours / wrap around, year round? Up to 32
g Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries? no

7 In term 1, 2017/18, how many council nursery places were taken up for
a vulnerable 2 year olds? 104
b 3 – 5 year olds? 814

8 In the final term of 2017/18, how many council nursery places were taken
up for
a vulnerable 2 year olds? 100
b 3 – 5 year olds? 1134

9 In the final term of 2017/18, how many Full Time Equivalent places are
available for
a vulnerable 2 year olds? 53 FTE
b 3 – 5 year olds? 616 FTE

10 What was the full annual value of a funded partnership place in
2017/18? £2260.23.  

11 Do you fund all eligible children attending partner providers? yes

12 In the final term of 2017/18, how many eligible children did not
receive their early years and childcare funding whilst attending:

a  partnership settings? none
b  Care Inspectorate registered childcare settings outwith the partnership
scheme?
do not hold this information
13 How many funded partnership places did you commission in 2017/18? 101

14. How many early years staff do you employ:

Full time? 103
Part time? 74

 

Yours sincerely

Eileen McKinsley

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