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SEAL Programme

Volume 456: debated on Monday 29 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what funding will be provided to primary schools for the Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning programme in each of the next three years; what plans there are to provide funding for secondary schools for similar programmes; and whether such funding will be additional to the budget for the primary schools programme. (111174)

The Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) programme is being rolled out in phases. £7 million is available for Phase 2 of the primary roll-out this year (2006-07). A total of £7 million will also be available for Phase 3 of the primary roll-out and Phase 1 of the Secondary roll-out next year (2007-08). Decisions about SEAL funding for 2008-09 to 2010-11 will be made as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review that is currently taking place.