AQW 2894/22-27 – Childcare Strategy consultation

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education for an update on the current timeline for publication of the Childcare Strategy consultation. Minister of Education: I made a Ministerial Statement to Assembly members on 7 September 2022 providing an update on the work to develop an Executive Early Learning and Childcare Strategy. … Continue reading AQW 2894/22-27 – Childcare Strategy consultation

AQW 2703/22-27 – Primary school enrolment rates

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education to detail the current enrolment rates relative to capacity for each primary school in Mid Ulster. Minister of Education: Please see the table below for information on actual and approved enrolments for each primary school in the Mid Ulster constituency. The information relates to the 2021/22 school census exercise … Continue reading AQW 2703/22-27 – Primary school enrolment rates

AQW 2704/22-27 – Nursery places for children with Special Educational Needs

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what provisions are currently in place in Mid Ulster for young children with special needs who require a nursery place. Minister of Education: All schools are required to make provision for children and young people with arange of special educational needs (SEN). However, for … Continue reading AQW 2704/22-27 – Nursery places for children with Special Educational Needs

AQW 2673/22-27 – Irish-medium Education

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education how many post-primary places have been allocated for the Irish-medium sector in each academic year since 2016. Minister of Education: The number of places approved by my Department at Irish Medium (IM) post-primary schools in each academic year since 2016 is set out in … Continue reading AQW 2673/22-27 – Irish-medium Education

AQW 2630/22-27 – Special educational needs nursery places in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what steps she plans to take to increase the level of provision of special educational needs nursery places in Mid Ulster. Minister of Education: The Department aims to provide a funded pre-school place for every child in their immediate pre-school year whose parents want … Continue reading AQW 2630/22-27 – Special educational needs nursery places in Mid Ulster

AQW 2463/22-27 – Nurture Groups in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education to detail the number of Nurture Groups funded by her Department in (i) primary; and (ii) post-primary schools in Mid Ulster. Minister of Education: My Department currently funds one Nurture Group in Mid Ulster at Primate Dixon Primary School. Funding is provided to primary … Continue reading AQW 2463/22-27 – Nurture Groups in Mid Ulster

AQW 2126/22-27 – Statements of special educational needs

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education for a breakdown of the number of statements of special educational needs that have been completed and awarded, in Mid Ulster, in each of the last five years. Minister of Education: Number of pupils recorded as having a statement of special educational needs in … Continue reading AQW 2126/22-27 – Statements of special educational needs

AQW 2125/22-27 – School admissions

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education whether all (i) primary; and (ii) post-primary pupils in Mid Ulster have secured a school place for the incoming school year. Minister of Education: No child from Mid Ulster who had an application submitted for a Year 1 place through this year’s primary admissions … Continue reading AQW 2125/22-27 – School admissions