Applications for School Places at St James School / Academy

P Goddard made this Freedom of Information request to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain information on the number of applications for school places at St James CofE Junior School, Shirley / Tudor Grange Academy St James for the period August 2012 to January 2013.

I would like the following information please, on a month by month basis (Aug 2012, Sept 2012, etc):

The number of applications for school places, split down by school year (Year 3,4,5 or 6),including the religion and ethnicity of the applicants/children.
The number of places offered, split down by school year, including religion and ethnicity of the applicants/pupils.
The reasons for any rejections of applications.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

P Goddard

Information Governance (Social Care & Performance), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear P Goddard
 
Freedom of Information request – Ref 4138
 
Thank you for your enclosed request for information which we received
today.  Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and we will aim to provide you with a response
by 28 February 2013.
 
For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. If this is the case
you will be advised of any considerations, subsequent decisions and your
rights of appeal. There may also be a fee payable for this information,
this will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable.
 
You will be free to copy, distribute, transmit, adapt or otherwise exploit
any information disclosed to you providing to you that you do so in
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Advice on the Freedom of Information Act is available from the Information
Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF, telephone: 01625 545 700, website: [2]http://www.ico.gov.uk.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Beverley Haywood
Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division
Business Transformation Directorate
Solihull MBC
 
Tel: 0121 704 6666
Email: [email address]
[3]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
 

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Information Governance (Social Care & Performance), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear P Goddard

Re: FOI Request - Reference Number 4138

Further to your request for information detailed below received on 31 January 2013, here is our response:

Beverley Haywood
Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division
Business Transformation Directorate
Solihull MBC

Tel: 0121 704 6666
Email: [email address]
www.solihull.gov.uk

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Information Governance (Social Care & Performance), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Information Governance (Social Care & Performance) would like to recall the message, "Freedom of Information request - Applications for School Places at St James School / Academy".

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Haywood, Beverley (Strategic Services - Solihull MBC), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear P Goddard

 

Re: FOI Request - Reference Number 4138

 

Further to your request for information detailed below received on 31
January 2013, here is our response:

 

St James Junior School

 

Applications received in September 2012

One application for Year 5

Two applications for Year 6

 

Places offered in September 2012

One place offered in Year 6

 

Reasons for rejections

Year 5 and Year 6 applications were offered one of their higher
preferences

 

Ethnicity and religion were not collected.

You may copy, distribute, transmit, adapt or otherwise exploit any
information disclosed to you providing to you that you do so in accordance
with the conditions which can be found on the council’s website
[1]http://www.solihull.gov.uk/about/copyrig...

I hope this information is of interest and assistance.  If however you are
dissatisfied with the response you have received and wish to request a
review of our decision or make a complaint about how your request has been
handled you should write to the Corporate Information Governance Manager,
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information, Business Transformation
Directorate, Council House, Manor Walk, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QB or
email [2][Solihull Borough Council request email]

Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40
days of receipt by you of this response. Any requests received after this
time will be considered at the discretion of the Corporate Information
Governance Manager.

If having exhausted the review process you are not content that your
request or review has been dealt with correctly, you have a further right
of appeal to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a decision. 
Generally, the ICO will not make a decision until you have exhausted the
complaints procedure provided by the council.  The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone: 01625 545 700, website:
[3]http://www.ico.gov.uk

 

Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact
me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Beverley Haywood

Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)

Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division

Business Transformation Directorate

Solihull MBC

 

Tel: 0121 704 6666

Email: [4][email address]

[5]www.solihull.gov.uk

 

 

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Haywood, Beverley (Strategic Services - Solihull MBC), Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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Please find attached additional information as requested – again religion
and ethnicity were not collected.
 
Regards
 
Beverley Haywood
Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division
Business Transformation Directorate
Solihull MBC
 
Tel: 0121 704 6666
Email: [1][email address]
[2]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
From: Haywood, Beverley (Strategic Services - Solihull MBC)
Sent: 11 February 2013 10:48
To: P Goddard ([FOI #148046 email])
Subject: FOI Request - Reference Number 4138
 
Dear P Goddard
 
Re: FOI Request - Reference Number 4138
 
Further to your request for information detailed below received on 31
January 2013, here is our response:
 
St James Junior School
 
Applications received in September 2012
One application for Year 5
Two applications for Year 6
 
Places offered in September 2012
One place offered in Year 6
 
Reasons for rejections
Year 5 and Year 6 applications were offered one of their higher
preferences
 
Ethnicity and religion were not collected.
You may copy, distribute, transmit, adapt or otherwise exploit any
information disclosed to you providing to you that you do so in accordance
with the conditions which can be found on the council’s website
[3]http://www.solihull.gov.uk/about/copyrig...
I hope this information is of interest and assistance.  If however you are
dissatisfied with the response you have received and wish to request a
review of our decision or make a complaint about how your request has been
handled you should write to the Corporate Information Governance Manager,
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information, Business Transformation
Directorate, Council House, Manor Walk, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QB or
email [4][Solihull Borough Council request email]

Your request for an internal review should be submitted to us within 40
days of receipt by you of this response. Any requests received after this
time will be considered at the discretion of the Corporate Information
Governance Manager.

If having exhausted the review process you are not content that your
request or review has been dealt with correctly, you have a further right
of appeal to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a decision. 
Generally, the ICO will not make a decision until you have exhausted the
complaints procedure provided by the council.  The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone: 01625 545 700, website:
[5]http://www.ico.gov.uk
 
Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact
me.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Beverley Haywood
Management Assistant (PA to Ian Ash)
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information Division
Business Transformation Directorate
Solihull MBC
 
Tel: 0121 704 6666
Email: [6][email address]
[7]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
 
 

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