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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
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National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
School Statistics by Assembly Constituency and Region, 2011
Statistics include a variety of school and attainment indicators split by Assembly constituencies and regions used for the 2010 Assembly elections, for the 2010/11 academic year. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 26 January 2011.
The key points from the latest release are:
Schools and Pupils
- The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) pupils in each constituency ranged between 7,426 in Dwyfor Meirionnydd, to 17,297 in Cardiff West.
- The lowest average class sizes in primary school Foundation Phase classes were in the constituency of Montgomeryshire with 21.0 pupils and the lowest average Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes were in the constituency of Dwyfor Meirionnydd with 19.6 pupils for Key Stage 1 classes and 20.2 pupils for Key Stage 2 classes. The largest average Foundation phase classes were in Pontypridd with 28.0 pupils, the largest average Key Stage 1 classes were in Pontypridd with 28.1 pupils, and the largest average Key Stage 2 classes were in Torfaen with 27.9 pupils.
- Ceredigion had the lowest primary pupil teacher ratio at 17.5, and Pontypridd had the highest at 23.5. The lowest secondary pupil teacher ratio was in Ceredigion at 14.6, and the highest was in Caerphilly at 18.3.
- Brecon and Radnorshire had the lowest percentage of pupils of compulsory school age entitled to free school meals at 10.7 per cent, whilst Rhondda had the highest percentage at 29.7 per cent.
- The percentage of half day sessions missed through overall absenteeism by pupils of compulsory school age in primary schools was highest in Rhondda (8.5 per cent) and lowest in Clwyd West (5.4 per cent).
- The percentage of half day sessions missed through overall absenteeism by pupils of compulsory school age in secondary schools was highest in Cardiff South and Penarth (12.0 per cent) and lowest in Alyn and Deeside (7.2 per cent).
- The constituency with the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Core Subject Indicator at Key Stage 2 was at Gower (86.3 per cent), and the lowest percentage was at Blaenau Gwent (73.2 per cent).
- Gower had the highest percentage of pupils achieving the Level 2 threshold including a GCSE grade A*-C in English or Welsh First Language and Mathematics, at 65.5 per cent, whilst Blaenau Gwent was the constituency with the lowest percentage at 35.3 per cent.
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