FOI Request - School - December Born Boys
1. In each of the past five academic years (2009-10 to 20013-14 inclusive), how many December-born boys have started school aged 4 years old, and how many aged 5 years old?
2. In each of those five years, how many of those December-born boys who started school aged 5 years old were provided with a funded additional year of nursery, and how many were refused?
3. In each of those five years, have any children (not just December-born boys, but any children) been withdrawn from school for any reason after starting, and re-started primary one the following August?
4. If you have a policy on deferring entry to school, could you please supply me with a copy, or the URL if it's on your website?
1. Aged 4 Aged 5
2009/10 22 8
2010/11 30 8
2011/12 24 10
2012/13 27 10
2013/14 25 12
2. No child was refused a deferred entry place. An additional year of funded pre-school education would have been available to any of these children who requested a place.
4. This information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information otherwise accessible. Available here.