Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Launch of 10-year plan for early years, childcare and play workforce
Today the Welsh Government sets out its ambitious, long-term vision for the early years, childcare and play workforce
- First Minister news conference
- Construction begins on new £15m emergency services centre for Wrexham
- Launch of 10-year plan for early years, childcare and play workforce
In this section
- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Draft 10-year plan for the early years, childcare and play workforce in Wales
- Inappropriate admissions guidance
- Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration
- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper – Reforming Local Government
- Consultation on improving the availability of allotments and community gardens
Featured consultation »Draft guidance on notifiable event for registered social landlords
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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An annual report presenting data on pupils, their ages, any special educational needs, classes, courses studied, Welsh language, and including the numbers of teachers and support staff.
- The percentage of full-time equivalent (FTE) pupils in independent schools in Wales has decreased slightly to 1.9 per cent from 2.0 per cent last year.
- Powys and Cardiff have the greatest number of independent schools, with 10 each. However, the highest percentage of FTE pupils in independent schools is in Monmouthshire, with 11.4 per cent, followed by Conwy with 5.2 per cent and then Cardiff with 4.7 per cent.
- At January 2011, 16.5 per cent of boys and 11.0 per cent of girls at independent schools were boarders.
- Pupil Teacher Ratios for independent schools are lower than in the maintained sector, the 2011 figure of 8.0 being less than half that of the 18.2 at maintained schools.
- The incidence of pupils with statements of special educational needs was higher in independent schools, 4.9 per cent, than in maintained schools, 2.9 per cent. Conversely, the incidence of pupils with special educational needs identified by the school (but with no statement) is lower in independent schools, 10.6 per cent, than in maintained schools, 18.6 per cent.
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