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Alternative education provision and home-schooling

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Dear Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to you to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please tell me:

-How many pupils were home-schooled using online tutoring paid for by the council between September 1 2017 and August 31 2018? How many of these children were primary school school age, and how many were secondary age?
-Please provide the same information (total number of pupils, broken down by primary/secondary) for the same period (Sept 1 - Aug 31) for each of these years: 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15 and 2013/14.
-How much was spent on providing this online tutoring? Please provide the figure in pounds for each of the school years listed above (2013/14 - 2017/18), broken down by school year.
-Please provide the name(s) of the organisation(s) providing the online tutoring for home-schooled children.

Please provide this data in Excel format.

Yours faithfully,
Shanti Das

Information Manager, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Sir/ Madam

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Please be advised that if an exemption applies to the information that you have requested, the statutory period may be exceeded in accordance with the provisions of that Act.

Should you have any queries, please contact: [Oldham Council request email]

Yours faithfully,

Information Manager

Information Management Team
Civic Centre
Oldham

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Anne Clark, Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Shanti
In regards to your recent Freedom of Information request regarding how
many pupils were home-schooled using online tutoring paid for by the
council, here in Oldham we do not fund nor provide this provision for
young people.
Kind Regards
Anne

Anne Clark
Inclusion Manager
Oldham Council
Level 8
Civic
OL1 1UT

0161 770 6630
[1][email address]

*Please note: For satellite navigation purposes the postcode is OL1 1NL

Visiting the Civic Centre by Metrolink? The nearest stop is Oldham King
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Dear Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to you to request the following information under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.

Please tell me:

-How many pupils were home-schooled using online tutoring paid for by the
council between September 1 2017 and August 31 2018? How many of these
children were primary school school age, and how many were secondary age?
-Please provide the same information (total number of pupils, broken down
by primary/secondary) for the same period (Sept 1 - Aug 31) for each of
these years: 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15 and 2013/14.
-How much was spent on providing this online tutoring? Please provide the
figure in pounds for each of the school years listed above (2013/14 -
2017/18), broken down by school year.
-Please provide the name(s) of the organisation(s) providing the online
tutoring for home-schooled children.

Please provide this data in Excel format.

Yours faithfully,
Shanti Das

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