Dear Argyll and Bute Council,

Please accept this as a Freedom of Information request.

1. How many primary schools in the authority are currently (academic year 2018-2019) delivering play pedagogy in primary one?

2. How many in total do you expect to use a play pedagogy approach in primary one in the next academic year (2019-2020)?

Yours faithfully,

Petra Bird

Administrator, Argyll and Bute Council


Dear Petra Bird

Request for information: Play pedagogy in A&B Schools

Thank you for your information request which we have logged as reference
argyllbuteir:10465.

It has been passed to the relevant service(s) for attention and you should
receive a response under either the Freedom of Information (Scot) Act 2002
or the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 by 2019-08-27
00:00:00.

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with the Council in regard to this request.

Regards

FOI Officer

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Jeffrie, Heather, Argyll and Bute Council

Classification: OFFICIAL

Dear Ms Bird

Request for information: Play pedagogy in A&B Schools
Reference: argyllbuteir:10465.

I refer to your request for information which was dealt with in terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

I have attached the following information in fulfilment of your request:

1. 54 of our 75 primary schools in the authority are delivered play pedagogy in primary one during 2018/2019.

2. We expect all our schools to use a play pedagogy approach in primary one in the next academic year (2019-2020).

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Yours sincerely

Heather Jeffrie

Heather Jeffrie
Admin Assistant
Customer Services: Education
Argyll House, Alexandra Parade, Dunoon, PA23 8AJ
Tel: 01369 708632
Fax: 01369 708584
Email: [email address]

www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

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