Copies of Policies requested

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Stirling Council,

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act:

Please send me the Council's full and unabbreviated Schools Exclusions Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for implementing this Policy.

Please send me the Council's full and unabbreviated Schools Anti Bullying Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for implementing this Policy.

Please send me Doune Primary School's full and unabbreviated Schools Exclusions Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for implementing this Policy.

Please send me Doune Primary School's full and unabbreviated Anti Bullying Policy along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for implementing this Policy.

I have sent a request for this information by another route today but want to ensure that the request reaches its correct destination hence I am also requesting the information via this route.

Yours faithfully,
Joan Hutcheson

FOI, Stirling Council

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FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Ms Hutcheson,

 

Your request for information has been logged and allocated reference
FOI/14498.

 

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), and if determined appropriate to do so during
the course of your request, also the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations, 2004 (EIRs).

 

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information. Please note, the service area(s) holding the information may
need further information from you to locate the information sought once
they have received the request, and you will be contacted again should
this be necessary.

 

Unless clarification is required your request will be answered promptly,
and within twenty working days of the date your request was received – in
this case no later than 06/11/20

 

Yours sincerely,

Fiona McCallum

 

Records & Information Governance Team

Stirling Council

Stirling FK8 2ET

01786 233988

[1][Stirling Council request email]

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, Stirling Council

2 Atodiad

Dear Ms Hutcheson,

 

I refer to your request for information, logged by us as FOI/14498 and can
provide the following information in response to your request.

 

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act:

 

1.       Please send me the Council's full and unabbreviated Schools
Exclusions Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for
implementing this Policy.
Please see the attached file ‘Positive Approach to Preventing and Managing
School Exclusions Guidelines and Procedures.pdf’. We do not have
additional implementation documents relating to the exclusion guidance.

 

2.       Please send me the Council's full and unabbreviated Schools Anti
Bullying Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for
implementing this Policy.
The following link will take you to Stirling’s Preventing and Challenging
Bullying Behaviours document:  
[1]https://www.stirling.gov.uk/media/10954/...

Therefore under S25 of The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we
advise that this information is considered otherwise accessible.

We do not have additional implementation documents relating to
anti-bullying guidance.

 

3.       Please send me Doune Primary School's full and unabbreviated
Schools Exclusions Policy, along with the full and unabbreviated procedure
for implementing this Policy.
Schools are not requires to develop a separate school-based exclusion
policy. Instead they follow the guidance provided in response to Q.1

 

4.       Please send me Doune Primary School's full and unabbreviated Anti
Bullying Policy along with the full and unabbreviated procedure for
implementing this Policy.
Please see the attached file ‘Doune Primary School Anti-Bullying Policy
2016.docx’.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Records & Information Governance Team

Stirling Council

01786 233988

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