FOI Request - Early Years and Childcare Provision

Request 101000353814

1.   In your local authority, what was the estimated  population in 2014/15 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 2014/15 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 2014/15 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 2014/15 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 2014/15, 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 2014/15, 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, 2014/15, 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 2014/15, 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 2014/15, what is the total building and staffing capacity in council nurseries at any one time for
(a)  vulnerable 2 year olds
(b)  3 – 5 year olds

10.  What was the full annual value of a funded partnership place in
(a)  2014/15
(b)  2013/14
(c)  2012/13
(d)  2011/12

11.  Do you fund all eligible children attending partner providers?

12.  In the final term of 2014/15 how many eligible children did not receive their early years and childcare funding whilst attending
(a) partnership settings
(b) ofsted registered childcare settings outwith the partnership scheme

Response 18-06-2015

1.  (a)  Vulnerable 2 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision - 26 children in total

     (b)   3 - 5 year olds eligible for free early years and childcare provision - 1,480 based on birth records

2.  (a) Vulnerable 2 year olds - spaces available for all children, however, only 8 have taken up the offer of free 2 year old ELC

     (b)  3 - 5 year olds - 2,049 places were funded - capacity varies from term to term and can be increased to meet demand

3.  (a)  Council nurseries - Nil

     (b)  Partner providers - 70 places throughout Moray for all 2 year olds. We are unable to break this down into vulnerable.  Places available can change on a daily basis therefore impossible to be exact.

4.  (a)  Council nurseries - 794 places were funded

     (b)  Partner providers - 1255 places were funded

5.  (a) Half day, term time only - All children eligible for 2 year old funding were offered this option as the majority of centres are term time only.

     (b) Half day,  year round - NIL

     (c) Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day plus lunch) - NIL

     (d) Full day, year round  - NIL

     (e) Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with parents paying for wrap around hours) - NIL

     (f) Extended hours / wrap around, year round - NIL

     (g) Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries? - NIL

6.  (a) Half day, term time only - All (794)

    (b) Half day,  year round - NIL

    (c) Full day, term time only (ie: two free half day sessions in the same day plus lunch) - NIL

    (d) Full day, year round - NI

    (e) Extended hours / wrap around, term time only (ie: 8am to 6pm with parents paying for wrap around hours) - NIL

    (f) Extended hours / wrap around, year round - NIL

    (g) Are there any other models of provision offered in council nurseries? - NIL

7.  (a) vulnerable 2 year olds - NIL

     (b) 3 - 5 year olds - 698

8.  (a)  vulnerable 2 year olds - NIL - all are placed with partner providers

     (b)  3 - 5 year olds - 794

9.  (a)  vulnerable 2 year olds - NIL - all are placed with partner providers

     (b)  3 - 5 year olds - 805

10. (a)  2014/15 - £2,021 (16 hours per week funded place)

      (b)  2013/14 - £1,600 (12.5 hours per week funded place)

      (c)  2012/13 - £1,600 (12.5 hours per week funded place)

      (d)  2011/12 - £1,600 (12.5 hours per week funded place)

11. Yes

12.  (a) partnership settings - N/A

       (b) ofsted registered childcare settings outwith the partnership scheme - N/A

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