FOI Request - Early Years Workers Numbers

Request 101001307000

I would be grateful if you could please send me the following requested information, regarding nurseries in your council area, which are council nurseries:

1. How many
a. Practitioners (such as nursery nurses, nursery officers, or other junior-level nursery worker)
b. Senior practitioners (such as in a higher qualification level of nursery nurses/officers, or other relevant title)
c. Teachers
d. Other staff (such as additional support needs staff, special needs assistant, etc.)
have been employed by the council in each year since 2011/12?

2. How many families have qualified for, and received free early learning and childcare for 2 year olds in private nurseries, in each year since 2011/12?

3. How many children in total, in your council area, have been in early learning and childcare since 2011/12? Please break this down by:
a. 2-year olds
b. 3-4 year olds
Please also break the total number down by:
a. Council nurseries
b. Private nurseries (the council-funded places only)

Response 26-09-2016

1. 

As at September census

Nursery Nurses

Senior Nursery Nurses

Teachers

Other Staff*

2011/12

25 (11.9 FTE)

9 (6.2 FTE)

6 (4.10 FTE)

7.6 FTE

2012/13

23 (11.0 FTE)

9 (4.6 FTE)

6 (4.10 FTE)

4.5 FTE

2013/14

22 (10.2 FTE)

9 (4.6 FTE)

8 (4.70 FTE)

5.5 FTE

2014/15

28 (13.1 FTE)

7 (3.7 FTE)

8 (5.60 FTE)

10.2 FTE

2015/16

27 (12.7 FTE)

11 (5.0 FTE)

7 (5.10 FTE)

10.2 FTE

 

FTE = full time equivalent
* Additional support needs auxiliary hours allocated for specific support needs

 

2. 163

 

3. a) 146 (All 163 were offered; however, only 146 took up the offer)

b) 

As at April 2012

Deferred Entry

Pre-School Year

Ante Pre-School Year

2011/12 Total

Council nurseries

60

453

306

819

Partner providers

61

554

615

1230

Total

121

1007

921

2049

         

As at April 2013

Deferred Entry

Pre-School Year

Ante Pre-School Year

2012/13 Total

Council nurseries

44

467

287

798

Partner providers

54

525

631

1210

Total

98

992

918

2008

         

As at May 2014

Deferred Entry

Pre-School Year

Ante Pre-School Year

2013/14 Total

Council nurseries

61

420

290

771

Partner providers

49

546

607

1202

Total

110

966

897

1973

         

As at May 2015

Deferred Entry

Pre-School Year

Ante Pre-School Year

2014/15 Total

Council nurseries

38

438

318

794

Partner providers

61

549

645

1255

Total

99

987

963

2049

         

As at April 2016

Deferred Entry

Pre-School Year

Ante Pre-School Year

2015/16 Total

Council nurseries

52

433

299

784

Partner providers

55

572

602

1229

Total

107

1005

901

2013

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