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FOI: bereavement services

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Dear King Edward VI Community College Totnes,

I am e-mailing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

If you have any questions or need clarification to complete my request, I would be grateful if you could contact me prior to the deadline of 20 working days from receiving my request.

I’m looking for information regarding the bereavement services which are available in your university or college. Please could you answer the following:

+Do you offer special provisions for counselling services for students specific to bereavement? Y/N
+Do you offer any support or counselling services for students? Y/N
+Do you have an institution wide policy/guidance regarding caring for students following a bereavement? Y/N
+Do your policies or practices exclusively relate to support for students who have lost parents or does your support factor in other forms of bereavement, such as losing a sibling?
+Can you tell me what special provision you have for offering extensions and academic breaks in study after a bereavement?
+How much money did you allocate to counselling and support services for bereavement per year (Jan 2016-Jan 2019)?
+If you feel you would like to offer an opinion, would you say your institution feels you are offered enough from the Government in order to support students who have experienced bereavement while studying?

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm via e-mail that you have received this request.

Regards,
Georgia Coan + Poppy Damon
[Number Removed]

Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

Steve Sherwood, King Edward VI Community College Totnes

Dear Poppy,

 

Please find our response to your recent FOI request below.

 

1.       Do you offer special provisions for counselling services for
students specific to bereavement? Y/N – Yes

2.       Do you offer any support or counselling services for students?
Y/N – Yes

3.       Do you have an institution wide policy/guidance regarding caring
for students following a bereavement? Y/N – No

4.       Do your policies or practices exclusively relate to support for
students who have lost parents or does your support factor in other forms
of bereavement, such as losing a sibling? – We have Pastoral care and
systems in place whereby any student affected by any bereavement type
would be supported.

5.       Can you tell me what special provision you have for offering
extensions and academic breaks in study after a bereavement?  - Annex R
part time timetables, time out from classes to safe space/ approved time
off to observe family time/ exam special considerations, appeals and exam
access arrangements.

6.       How much money did you allocate to counselling and support
services for bereavement per year (Jan 2016-Jan 2019)? - £11,000 is
allocated annually to counselling and is delivered using a trained
counsellor, which would include bereavement, however, we do not allocate
specific proportion of this budget for bereavement services as it’s on a
demand basis

7.       If you feel you would like to offer an opinion, would you say
your institution feels you are offered enough from the Government in order
to support students who have experienced bereavement while studying?
Absolutely not - no adequate funding from government.

Regards
Steve

Steve Sherwood
Administration Manager 

King Edward VI Community College
Ashburton Road | Totnes | TQ9 5JX
[1]www.kingedwardvi.devon.sch.uk
T: 01803 869200 ext 285

 

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From: Poppy Damon <[2][FOI #586663 email]>
Sent: 03 July 2019 18:32
To: Administration
Subject: Freedom of Information request - FOI: bereavement services

 

Dear King Edward VI Community College Totnes,

I am e-mailing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

If you have any questions or need clarification to complete my request, I
would be grateful if you could contact me prior to the deadline of 20
working days from receiving my request.

I’m looking for information regarding the bereavement services which are
available in your university or college. Please could you answer the
following:

+Do you offer special provisions for counselling services for students
specific to bereavement? Y/N
+Do you offer any support or counselling services for students? Y/N
+Do you have an institution  wide policy/guidance regarding caring for
students following a bereavement? Y/N
+Do your policies or practices exclusively relate to support for students
who have lost parents or does your support factor in other forms of
bereavement, such as losing a sibling?
+Can you tell me what special provision you have for offering extensions
and academic breaks in study after a bereavement?
+How much money did you allocate to counselling and support services for
bereavement per year (Jan 2016-Jan 2019)?
+If you feel you would like to offer an opinion, would you say your
institution feels you are offered enough from the Government in order to
support students who have experienced bereavement while studying?

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within
20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm via e-mail that
you have received this request.

Regards,
Georgia Coan + Poppy Damon
[Number Removed]

Yours faithfully,

Poppy Damon

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