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Sarah McLuckie

Dear Aberdeenshire Council,

Please could you provide the following information:

1) The total number of requests received to date for the Council to provide discretionary funding for a further year of early learning and childcare for children whose fifth birthdays will fall between the day after the school start date in August 2019 and 31st Dec 2019.

2) A breakdown of the total number in 1. above by requests for
a) continued funding in a private/voluntary setting and
b) continued funding in a council run setting.

3) In relation to question 2, please provide the number of places the Council has agreed to provide continued funding for in a) private/voluntary settings and b) council run settings.

4) For each year from 2013-2014 till 2018-2019 inclusive, please provide the total number of places at council-run settings which parents were permitted to self-finance.

Yours faithfully,
Sarah McLuckie

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Education, Aberdeenshire Council

Dear Ms Sarah McLuckie

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“The Act”)

 

We refer to your request dated 03/05/2019 21:15, for the following
information regarding P1 Deferrals. 

 

We confirm that the Council holds the following information, which we
believe satisfies your request.

 

1) The total number of requests received to date for the Council to
provide discretionary funding for a further year of early learning and
childcare for children whose fifth birthdays will fall between the day
after the school start date in August 2019 and 31st Dec 2019. 

53

2) A breakdown of the total number in 1. above by requests for

a) continued funding in a private/voluntary setting and

8

b) continued funding in a council run setting.

38.  We also have requests from 7 parents for discretionary funding to be
split between two providers.

3) In relation to question 2, please provide the number of places the
Council has agreed to provide continued funding for in

a) private/voluntary settings and

7

(b) council run settings

28.  We also agreed to discretionary funding to be split between 2
providers or 4 children.

4) For each year from 2013-2014 till 2018-2019 inclusive, please provide
the total number of places at council-run settings which parents were
permitted to self-finance –

0. In Aberdeenshire it’s not possible to self-finance in a council-run
setting.

 

 

Please contact me as the officer responsible for responding to your
request if you have any further queries.

 

If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with this response, please refer
to the further information below.

 

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

 

Freedom of Information Co-ordinator

Education & Children's Services

 

 

 

Further Information:

Aberdeenshire Council’s Review Procedure under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 can be accessed at the following link:

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/council-...

 

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