PRU Provision

DL Jones made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

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Dear Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,

1. How many registered Prus are there at the authority?

2. What is the age range covered by the Pru(s)?

3. How many students are registered in each PRU?

4. Of the number above, how many students are dual registered with their school and the Pru and how many are solely registered at a PRU?

5. What is the total cost to the authority of PRU type provision? If possible, please provide information for each unit and total spend.

6. What is the authority's policy regarding registration of learners at PRUs: specifically, what is the criteria for sole registration at a pru and in which curriculum year(s) does this happen.

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so what are the current categorisations for each unit?

8. Please provide statistics detailing the number of learners who were re- integrated back to mainstream education from a PRU for the last three years for which this data is available

9. Are any learners placed in Prus in other local authorities? If so, please provide totals of learners for the last three years for which you hold data.

Yours faithfully,

DL Jones

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Dear DL Jones,

I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request and will liaise with the relevant Department in order to provide a response.

We will endeavour to provide this information within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

FOI Team
 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  Legal Section, The General Offices, Steel Works Road, Ebbw Vale  NP23 6DN
  Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent
Mae'r Adain Gyfreithiol, Y Swyddfeydd Cyffredinol, Heol Gwaith Dur, Glyn Ebwy NP23 6DN

Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiarth yn Gymraeg a saesneg a byddwn yn cyfathrebu gyda chi yn eich dewis iaith, dim ond I chi rhoi gwybod I ni pa un sydd well gennych. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn creu unrhyw oedi.
The Council welcomes correspondence in Welsh and English and we will communicate with you in the language of your choice, as long as you let us know which you prefer. Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to any delay.

If you are not happy with the way in which your request has been dealt with please respond requesting an internal review. You may also contact the Information Commissioner if you are still not happy with the way your request has been dealt with.

The Information Commissioner’s address is:
Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales
2nd Floor, Churchill House
Churchill Way
Cardiff
CF10 2HH
Telephone: 029 2067 8400
Fax: 029 2067 8399
Email: [email address]

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Dear DL Jones,

 

In response to your Freedom of Information request, please see the
Officer's comments below.

 

I trust this answers your request and if you have any queries please don't
hesitate to contact us.

 

Our Response

 

1. How many registered Prus are there at the authority? - 2

 

2. What is the age range covered by the Pru(s)? - Foundation Phase to Key
Stage 4

 

3. How many students are registered in each PRU?  - This is variable.
There are currently  55

 

4. Of the number above, how many students are dual registered with their
school and the Pru and how many are solely registered at a PRU?  - 16
single registered

 

5. What is the total cost to the authority of PRU type provision? If
possible, please provide information for each unit and total spend.  -
£1,094,000

 

6. What is the authority's policy regarding registration of learners at
PRUs: specifically, what is the criteria for sole registration at a pru
and in which curriculum year(s) does this happen.

- Sole registration is for young people who have been permanently
excluded, have moved into the LA with complex needs or have been placed to
avoid a permanent exclusion and are awaiting placement.  

 

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so
what are the current categorisations for each unit?  -  Yes (section 1
exempt). Amber.

 

8. Please provide statistics detailing the number of learners who were re-
integrated back to mainstream education from a PRU for the last three
years for which this data is available - Only data available for last
year. 2016/17 – 21.4%

 

9. Are any learners placed in Prus in other local authorities? If so,
please provide totals of learners for the last three years for which you
hold data. -  No.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Team

H  Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

       Legal Section, The General Offices, Steel Works Road, Ebbw Vale 
NP23 6DN

H   Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Blaenau Gwent

       Mae'r Adain Gyfreithiol, Y Swyddfeydd Cyffredinol, Heol Gwaith Dur,
Glyn Ebwy NP23 6DN

 

Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiarth yn Gymraeg a saesneg a byddwn yn
cyfathrebu gyda chi yn eich dewis iaith, dim ond I chi rhoi gwybod I ni pa
un sydd well gennych. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn creu unrhyw oedi.

The Council welcomes correspondence in Welsh and English and we will
communicate with you in the language of your choice, as long as you let us
know which you prefer. Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to any delay.

 

If you are not happy with the way in which your request has been dealt
with please respond requesting an internal review. You may also contact
the Information Commissioner if you are still not happy with the way your
request has been dealt with.

 

The Information Commissioner’s address is:

Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales

2nd Floor, Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

Telephone: 029 2067 8400

Fax: 029 2067 8399

Email: [1][email address]

 

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