Early years and childcare request

Carolyn Lochhead made this Freedom of Information request to East Ayrshire Council

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Carolyn Lochhead

Dear East Ayrshire 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

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Craig, Caroline, East Ayrshire Council

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CLASSIFICATION: PUBLIC

Request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

 

I refer to your correspondence dated 13 July 2018 requesting information
in relation to Early Years and Childcare.

 

The Council is treating your request as a request under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and can respond as below.  Places noted as
FTE – Full Time Equivalent (i.e. 60 FTE in an early years setting will
deliver 60 am and 60 pm places).

 

I trust this information has been of assistance to you and I have attached
a leaflet to confirm your rights.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further
assistance.

 

Kind regards

 

Caroline

 

Caroline Craig

Service Support Coordinator

Economy and Skills

East Ayrshire Council

London Road

KILMARNOCK

KA3 7BU

Tel: 01563 576140

 

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