• Unauthorised school absences

    I would like to request some information under the Freedom of Information Act. Please could you tell me: The number of fines (financial penalties) issued to parents for children being out of school without permission (unauthorised absence) during the summer … Continue reading

  • School Funding and Expenditure

    “The following questions relate to school funding and expenditure for financial years: 2014-15 to 2016-17:- What was the high needs funding block income for each year? Total working budget on High Needs (after recoupment from EFA and other in year … Continue reading

  • Cheque book schools in your region

    Please can you send me a list of all the secondary maintained cheque book schools in your region? (The definition of a cheque book school; is a school that has direct access and control of its own bank account.) Okehampton … Continue reading

  • Sexual abuse at boarding schools by staff

    How many school staff have been accused of the sexual abuse of a pupil from the boarding schools listed below since the introduction of the Local Authority Designated Officer role in 2007? This figure will relate only to incidents which … Continue reading

  • Education, Health and Care Plans (EHC)

    Please supply the educational placement data (school) for young people under the age of 16 with EHC (Education, Health and Care) plans. Refer to following link for a breakdown of Educational placement data (school) for young people under the age … Continue reading

  • SEN High Needs Funding Allocation Banding

    Request: Please provide a copy of the Council’s current operational guidance for SEND High Needs Funding allocation (a URL to current policy document would be fine); Information that describes ‘banding’ or ‘element’ arrangements that the Council uses to guide its … Continue reading

  • Pupil Referral Unit

    1. Please can you provide how many primary school pupils attended a Pupil Referral Unit or Alternative Provision in each of the following years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (in academic or financial years, however this information is held). 1 … Continue reading

  • Children missing from education

    How many children were recorded as missing from education in the academic year 2016/2017, in your local authority? (If possible can we have the figures for the academic year, if this is not possible then please provide the information however … Continue reading