Dear Dudley Council,

How many children within the local authority were de-registered from school during the following months. Please give monthly figures to enable comparison.

June 2019
July 2019
August 2019
September 2019
October 2019

June 2020
July 2020
August 2020
September 2020
October 2020

Yours faithfully,

Louise Jones

Dudley Triggers, Dudley Council

Dear Louise Jones,

Information Access Request - Information Request DMBCIR:24420
Description : Children de-registered from school

I acknowledge your request for information received on 2020-11-06
08:44:00.

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Corporate Information Governance Team

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Tel: (01384) 815607 Fax: (01384) 815660

Email:[Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email]

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Our ref: 24420    Service:  Corporate Information Governance
Team            Direct Line: 01384 814696   Date: 10/11/2020

 

Louise Jones

Whatdotheyknow.com

 

10/11/2020

 

Dear Louise Jones,

 

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 24420

 

Your request.

 

How many children within the local authority were de-registered from
school during the following months. Please give monthly figures to enable
comparison.

 

June 2019

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

 

June 2020

July 2020

August 2020

September 2020

October 2020

 

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 06/11/2020.

 

Unfortunately I have been asked if you can provide the following
clarification for your above request.

 

Firstly, do you want all schools in a local authority area (including
academies) or do you only want Local Authority maintained schools?

 

Also, do you want us to include the normal transition between July and
September where children move out of Year 11 and out of Year 6 and into
Year 7?

 

 

If the Council does not receive the requested clarification by 24/11/2020,
I shall take it that you do not wish to pursue this request and will
consider the request closed.

 

Your request will be processed upon receipt of this information and you
will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of
20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then it cannot be
released.  Similarly if the information you request contains reference to
a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken
on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed
if this is the case.

 

If appropriate, the information may be provided in paper copy, normal font
size. If you require alternative formats, e.g. language, audio, large
print, etc. then please let me know.

 

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2345, e-mail [2][Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email]. 

 

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Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   01625 545 700

[3]www.ico.org.uk

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

M J Guy

 

(Information Governance Officer – Dudley MBC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Information Governance,

I apologise for the delay. I require information from all schools, LA and academies.

I require only numbers relating to children de-registered from school for the purpose of then being educated at home.

Yours sincerely,

Louise Jones

Information Governance, Dudley Council

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Corporate Information Governance Team

3/5 St James’s Road, Dudley West Midlands. DY1 1HP

Tel: (01384) 815607  Fax: (01384) 815660

Email:[Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email]

[1]www.dudley.gov.uk

 

 

Our ref: 24420    Service:  Corporate Information Governance
Team            Direct Line: 01384 815607   Date: 04/01/2021

 

 

Louise Jones

Whatdotheyknow.com

 

04/01/2021

 

Dear Louise Jones,

 

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 24420

 

Your request for information has now been considered and our response is
enclosed.

 

Your request and our response.

 

How many children within the local authority were de-registered from
school during the following months. Please give monthly figures to enable
comparison.

 

June 2019:               13

July 2019:                  8

August 2019:             0

September 2019:    24

October 2019:         17

 

June 2020:                 0

July 2020:                   6

August 2020:           13

September 2020:    85

October 2020:         34

 

Please note that not all children will have been deregistered from a
school, for example; if they were previously Children Missing Education
(CME) or they have never been on a school roll or they have moved into
Dudley from another area, etc.

 

 

Clarification received on 05/12/2020.

 

I require information from all schools, LA and academies.

 

I require only numbers relating to children de-registered from school for
the purpose of then being educated at home.

 

 

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a comment or complaint, or request a review of
the decision, you should write to the Freedom of Information Officer at
Dudley MBC, The Council House, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HF, telephone
0300 555 2345, e-mail [2][Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council request email]. 

 

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by Dudley MBC.

 

The Information Commissioner may be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

 

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   0303 123 1113

[3]www.ico.org.uk

 

Most of the information that we provide in response to Freedom of
Information Act 2000 requests will be subject to copyright protection.  In
most cases the copyright will be owned by Dudley MBC. The copyright in
other information may be owned by another person or organisation, as
indicated in the information itself. You are free to use any information
supplied for your own use, including for non-commercial research purposes.
The information may also be used for the purposes of news reporting.
However, any other type of re-use, for example, by publishing the
information or issuing copies to the public will require the permission of
the copyright owner.

 

For information where the copyright is owned by the Council details of
the conditions on re-use can be found on our website at
[4]www.dudley.gov.uk.

 

For information where the copyright is owned by another person or
organisation, you must apply to the copyright owner to obtain their
permission.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

M J Guy

 

(Information Governance Officer – Dudley MBC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Email and any attachments contains confidential information and is
intended solely for the individual to whom it is addressed. If this Email
has been misdirected, please notify the author as soon as possible. If
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RESTRICTED in its title or contents, the information within must be
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intended recipient you must not disclose, distribute, copy, print or rely
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immediately. Whilst we take reasonable steps to try to identify any
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viruses which our anti- virus software has failed to identify. You should
therefore carry out your own anti-virus checks before opening any
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