Books For Pupils

Friday, 31 August 2018
Reference
2018071127000062
Category
Request Date
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Response Date
Thursday, July 26, 2018

Question

Under the terms of Freedom of Information requests could you please furnish me with the following information:

a)i)  In the last school year how many primary pupils were in your council area?

ii) How much money was allocated to headteachers to purchase books for these pupils - either in total or per pupil head?

iii) How much money was allocated to headteachers to purchase jotters/notebooks for these pupils - either in total or per pupil head?

iv) Are parents/guardians expected to make any contribution towards these costs?


b)i) In the last school year how many secondary pupils were in your council area?

ii) How much money was allocated to headteachers to purchase books for these pupils - either in total or per pupil head?

iii) How much money was allocated to headteachers to purchase jotters/notebooks for these pupils - either in total or per pupil head?

v) Are parents/guardians expected to make any contribution towards these costs?

Answer

a) 1. Total number of pupils enrolled in the year 2017-18 (primary & secondary) was 3,360
2. Total budget allocated under the budget heading of materials (primary & secondary) is £248,873
3. As above
4. Parents are not expected to contribute towards the cost

 

b) 1. Total number of pupils enrolled in the year 2017-18 (secondary) was 1,454
2. Total budget allocated under the budget heading of materials (secondary) is £119,110
3. As above
4. Parents are not expected to contribute towards the cost