A blueprint for 2020: the expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland – consultation analysis report

An independent analysis of responses to the Scottish Government education consultation held from 15 October 2016 until 9 January 2017.

Annex: List of Respondents

FE/ HE = 8

Ayrshire College
Child's Curriculum Group
New College Lanarkshire
School of Education, University of Strathclyde
The Open University
University of Aberdeen
West Lothian College Workforce Development Further Education College - SVQ SSCYP Assessors

Local Government = 29

Aberdeen City Community Planning Partnership
Aberdeenshire Council
ADES Early Years Network
Angus Council
Argyll and Bute Council
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Early Years Team City of Edinburgh
East Ayrshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council: Education Department
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Inverclyde Education Services
Midlothian Council Early Years Education team
Moray Council Education and Social Care Senior Management Team
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council, including representation from ELCC partner providers
Scottish Borders Council Early Years Team
Scottish Local Authorities Directors of Finance
SEStran (Statutory Regional Transport Partnership covering eight local authorities in the South East of Scotland).
Shetland Islands Council
The Highland Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council

Local Government Nurseries and Schools = 6

Cowdenbeath Primary School
Crail Primary School, Nursery Team
Dunbar Primary School
Milton Nursery (Highland)
Tillicoultry Nursery
Whalsay School

National Inspection and Improvement Bodies = 5

Care Inspectorate
Education Scotland
NHS Health Scotland
Scottish Social Services Council ( SSSC)
Skills Development Scotland

Parent Representative Bodies = 5

Comann nam Pàrant (Nàiseanta)
Cunningsburgh school parent council
Hamnavoe Primary School Parent Council
Lenzie Meadow Primary School and Early Years Centre Parent Council
Sandwick Junior High School Parent Council

Private Nurseries = 33

ACE Place Nursery & Out of School Care
Blackhall Nursery
Bright Horizons Family Solutions UK
Burns Bairns Under 5s
Busy Bees Childcare
Cairellot Nursery
Cheeky Monkeys
Edzell Nursery
Enterprise Childcare
First Adventures Nursery
First Class Day Nursery
Flying Start Nursery
Highland Fling Childcare
Jacaranda Nursery
Kidstore Childcare Ltd
Kinderhouse Services
Les Enfants Nursery
Little Voices Nurseries
Lullaby Lane Nursery
Meadows Nursery School
Mulberry Bush Montessori Killearn & Yorkhill
North Edinburgh Childcare
Pear Tree Nursery
Priestfield House Nursery
Shetland Partner Providers
Smart Cookies Childcare
Step by Step Private Nursery, Cumbernuald
Step by Step Private Nursery Ltd
Stepping Stones Nursery School Airdrie Ltd
Tinies Glasgow Ltd
The Bearsden Nursery Ltd and Hillfoot Nursery Ltd
The Croft Nurseries Ltd
Woodland Outdoor Kindergartens
Third Sector and Voluntary Organisations = 23
Aberlour Child Care Trust
Barnardo's Scotland
Bòrd na Gàidhlig
Care and Learning Alliance
Children in Scotland
Child Poverty Action Group ( CPAG) in Scotland
Early Years Scotland
Enable Scotland
Guide Dogs Scotland
Highland & Moray Accredited Training Services
National Day Nurseries Association
One Parent Families Scotland
Parenting across Scotland
Royal National Institute of Blind People, Scotland
Save the Children
Scottish Childminding Association
Scottish Out of School Care Network
The Big Lottery Fund in Scotland
The Children's Food Trust
Working Families
Zero Tolerance Charitable Trust

Third Sector and Voluntary Providers = 6

Blairdardie Out of School Service
Coldstream Playgroup
Cumberland & Kilsyth Nursery & Out of School Care Service
Haugh of Urr Nursery
Toybox Children's Centre
Summerston Childcare

Unions = 5

Association of Headteachers and Deputes in Scotland
Educational Institute of Scotland
National Union of Students Scotland
Voice Scotland

Other = 8

A1 School Leadership Solutions
Council - (no further information provided)
Fair Funding for our Kids
First Aid Training Co-operative
Food for Life Scotland (Soil Association Scotland)
Reform Scotland
Scottish Women's Convention

Individual Respondents = 208

208 individual respondents including several representatives from Lecropt Nursery, Old Doune Road Nursery and childminders.


Email: Jeff Maguire

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