Early years and childcare request

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Carolyn Lochhead

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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- Carolyn Lochhead wrote:

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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

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