Outcomes for Looked after children

Mae'r ymateb i'r cais hwn yn hwyr iawn. Yn ôl y gyfraith, ym mhob amgylchiad, dylai Islington Borough Council fod wedi ymateb erbyn hyn. (manylion). Gallwch gwyno drwy yn gofyn am adolygiad mewnol.

Dear Islington Borough Council,

Can you please provide the following information. In all instances where numbers are asked for please provide them both as a whole number and as a percentage.

1. How many children of compulsory school age do you currently have under local authority care?

Of these;
i) How many were school educated by their parents before going into care?
ii) How many were electively home educated by their parents before going into care?

2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

3. Please provide the number of children under local authority care classed as children missing education for the years (Jan 01 - Dec 31 in all instances) 2015, 2016, 2017.

4. Please provide a breakdown of how the children under local authority care are currently receiving their educational provision. Please include CME statistics.

5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local authority who have;

i) Gone missing
ii) Had police involvement
iii) Been groomed by adults after going into LAC.
iv) Had a relationship that resulted in pregnancy.
v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood.

6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.

Of these children;

i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Finally, can you please provide statistics/documentation and evidence for the educational outcomes for all children under local authority care?

Yours faithfully,

G Swanson

FOIA, Islington Borough Council

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CSFOI, Islington Borough Council

Dear G Swanson,

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request.

We are unclear on some of the questions you have asked. Please can you
provide more details as shown in bold below:

 

2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why
children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

What period is this for?

5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local
authority who have;

What period is this for?
i) Gone missing
ii) Had police involvement – what does this mean?
iii) Been groomed by adults after going into LAC.
iv) Had a relationship that resulted in pregnancy.
v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood – can you clarify the
meaning of this question: we assume you mean do they have children?

6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of
children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This
could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.
Of these children;
i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Please can you clarify what you mean by receiving the therapy recommended?

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response.

Kind Regards,

 

Children’s Services Freedom of Information

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

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CSFOI, Islington Borough Council

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Dear G Swanson,

In addition to the below request for clarification, can you please define
what is meant by “school educated” for question one?

 

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response.

 

Kind regards,

 

Children’s Services FOI

Children, Employment and Skills

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

 

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From: CSFOI
Sent: 15 March 2018 12:21
To: [FOI #469619 email]
Cc: CSFOI <[email address]>
Subject: FOI 494628 - Outcomes for Looked after children: further
information required

 

Dear G Swanson,

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request.

We are unclear on some of the questions you have asked. Please can you
provide more details as shown in bold below:

 

2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why
children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

What period is this for?

5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local
authority who have;

What period is this for?
i) Gone missing
ii) Had police involvement – what does this mean?
iii) Been groomed by adults after going into LAC.
iv) Had a relationship that resulted in pregnancy.
v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood – can you clarify the
meaning of this question: we assume you mean do they have children?

6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of
children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This
could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.
Of these children;
i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Please can you clarify what you mean by receiving the therapy recommended?

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response.

Kind Regards,

 

Children’s Services Freedom of Information

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

[6][email address]

[7]www.islington.gov.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter @IslingtonBC and @IslingtonLife

 

 

 

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Dear CSFOI,

"2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

What period is this for?"

June 2015 - Present

"5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local authority who have;

What period is this for? "

June 2015 - Present

"v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood – can you clarify the meaning of this question: we assume you mean do they have children?"

Yes, that is what is meant by parenthood.

"6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.

Of these children;
i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Please can you clarify what you mean by receiving the therapy recommended?"

Any therapy contributing to the child's education, development, welfare and well-being that has been recommended by a professional such as; Doctor, Psychiatrist, CAHMS, Psychologist, Police, Play Therapist, Physiotherapist, the appointed person who represents their needs, foster carers etc. This list is by no means exhaustive so you may well have more than I have listed above. Please include them.

"In addition to the below request for clarification, can you please define what is meant by “school educated” for question one?"

Children of compulsory school age who were attending school when they were taken into care.

Yours sincerely,

G Swanson

CSFOI, Islington Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear G Swanson,

 

We have not received a response with regard to question 5) ii. Please
clarify what is meant by “Had police involvement”

 

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response

 

Kind regards,

 

Children’s Services FOI

Children, Employment and Skills

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

 

[1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

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From: G Swanson [mailto:[FOI #469619 email]]
Sent: 29 March 2018 00:25
To: CSFOI <[email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 494628 - Outcomes for Looked after children: further
information required

 

Dear CSFOI,

"2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why
children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

What period is this for?"

June 2015 - Present

"5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local
authority who have;

What period is this for? "

June 2015 - Present

"v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood – can you clarify the
meaning of this question: we assume you mean do they have children?"

Yes, that is what is meant by parenthood.

"6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of
children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This
could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.

Of these children;
i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Please can you clarify what you mean by receiving the therapy
recommended?"

Any therapy contributing to the child's education, development, welfare
and well-being that has been recommended by a professional such as;
Doctor, Psychiatrist, CAHMS, Psychologist, Police, Play Therapist,
Physiotherapist, the appointed person who represents their needs, foster
carers etc. This list is by no means exhaustive so you may well have more
than I have listed above. Please include them.

"In addition to the below request for clarification, can you please define
what is meant by “school educated” for question one?"

Children of compulsory school age who were attending school when they were
taken into care.

Yours sincerely,

G Swanson

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

CSFOI, Islington Borough Council

1 Atodiad

In addition, can you also clarify question four and what is meant by
“how…receiving their educational provision”:

 

4. Please provide a breakdown of how the children under local authority
care are currently receiving their educational provision

 

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response.

 

Kind regards,

 

Children’s Services FOI

Children, Employment and Skills

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

 

[1][email address]

 

[2]www.islington.gov.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter[3]@IslingtonBC and [4]@IslingtonLife

 

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From: CSFOI
Sent: 05 April 2018 11:18
To: G Swanson <[FOI #469619 email]>
Cc: CSFOI <[email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 494628 - Outcomes for Looked after children: further
information required

 

Dear G Swanson,

 

We have not received a response with regard to question 5) ii. Please
clarify what is meant by “Had police involvement”

 

Your request will be placed on hold until we receive a response

 

Kind regards,

 

Children’s Services FOI

Children, Employment and Skills

Islington Council

222 Upper Street, London N1 1XR

 

[6][email address]

 

[7]www.islington.gov.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter[8]@IslingtonBC and [9]@IslingtonLife

 

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From: G Swanson [[11]mailto:[FOI #469619 email]]
Sent: 29 March 2018 00:25
To: CSFOI <[12][email address]>
Subject: RE: FOI 494628 - Outcomes for Looked after children: further
information required

 

Dear CSFOI,

"2. Can you please provide a statistical breakdown of the reasons why
children in your local authority have been put under local authority care?

What period is this for?"

June 2015 - Present

"5. Please provide the number of children aged 10 - 18 under local
authority who have;

What period is this for? "

June 2015 - Present

"v) Had a relationship that resulted in parenthood – can you clarify the
meaning of this question: we assume you mean do they have children?"

Yes, that is what is meant by parenthood.

"6. Of the children currently under LAC please provide the number of
children who have been identified as needing supportive therapy; This
could be SEN, mentally, emotionally, physically etc.

Of these children;
i) How many have successfully received the therapy recommended?
ii) How many are in receipt of the therapy recommended?
iii) How many are waiting to receive the therapy recommended?

Please can you clarify what you mean by receiving the therapy
recommended?"

Any therapy contributing to the child's education, development, welfare
and well-being that has been recommended by a professional such as;
Doctor, Psychiatrist, CAHMS, Psychologist, Police, Play Therapist,
Physiotherapist, the appointed person who represents their needs, foster
carers etc. This list is by no means exhaustive so you may well have more
than I have listed above. Please include them.

"In addition to the below request for clarification, can you please define
what is meant by “school educated” for question one?"

Children of compulsory school age who were attending school when they were
taken into care.

Yours sincerely,

G Swanson

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear CSFOI,
5 ii) Had police involvement - Have they had any police involvement? Either because they have committed a crime, a crime has been committed against them or because they have runaway etc?

Educational provision - How is their education being provided by the local authority? E.G Mainstream, special school, PRU, Virtual school, home education, EOTAS etc.

Yours sincerely,

G Swanson

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