Contract - Start-End Date, Modules, Cost

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Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,

We would like to request information with regards to your current Education Management Information system (EMS).
With regards to this system could you please answer the following questions:

1. Which Education Management system(s) and suppliers are you currently using and contracted to?
Examples of this are:
• Admissions
• Business Intelligence (Reporting Systems)
• Case Management
• Children in Employment and Entertainment
• Early Years
• Exclusions
• Fixed Penalty Notices and Non-School attendance prosecution
• Free School Meals
• Personal Education Plans (PEPs)
• SEN
• Transport
• Youth (Integrated Youth Support Services)
• Youth Justice

2. What schools’ data transfer system into the LA EMS do you use?

3. What are the contract start and expiry dates for each of the individual modules listed under question 1?

4. What are the individual licence costs and annual maintenance for each module listed under question 1?

Many thanks for your time.

Your faithfully

Chris Browning

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

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RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Case Reference: RFI 6660

 

Dear Chris Browning

Thank you for your email.

It will be treated as a request within the meaning of the Act: this means
that we will send you a full response within 20 working days, either
supplying you with the information which you want, or explaining to you
why we cannot supply it.

 

If we need any further clarification or there is any problem we will be in
touch.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Disclosures Team

Companies, Compliance and Assurance Service
Cheshire West and Chester Council

Tel: 0300 123 8123 (Customer Contact Centre)

Email: [1][email address]
Visit: [2]cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Postal Address: Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council, The Portal,
Wellington Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BA

 

 

Cheshire West and Chester Council is committed to ensuring the security
and protection of the personal information that we process and to provide
a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. To learn more
about how we handle your personal information when you contact the
Council’s Data Protection and Compliance Team, please see our [3]Advice,
Enquiries and Complaints Privacy Notice on the Council's website or ask
for a copy of the notice to be sent to you.

 

 

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Dear FOI West - Cheshire West and Chester Council,

By law, the authority should normally have responded promptly and by 14 June 2023.

Yours sincerely,

Charlie Greene

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Dear Chris Browning,

Thank you for your request for information of 16 May 2023 which has been logged as RFI 6660 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We confirm that Cheshire West and Chester Council holds information relating to your request.

For the purpose of clarity your request has been reproduced below:

We would like to request information with regards to your current Education Management Information system (EMS).
With regards to this system could you please answer the following questions:

1. Which Education Management system(s) and suppliers are you currently using and contracted to?
Examples of this are:
* Admissions
* Business Intelligence (Reporting Systems)
* Case Management
* Children in Employment and Entertainment
* Early Years
* Exclusions
* Fixed Penalty Notices and Non-School attendance prosecution
* Free School Meals
* Personal Education Plans (PEPs)
* SEN
* Transport
* Youth (Integrated Youth Support Services)
* Youth Justice

2. What schools' data transfer system into the LA EMS do you use?

3. What are the contract start and expiry dates for each of the individual modules listed under question 1?

4. What are the individual licence costs and annual maintenance for each module listed under question 1?

RESPONSE: Please find enclosed spreadsheet.
For information on Council contracts please visit the Chest contracts register and .Gov Contracts finder websites: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.u...
Council spend is also available on our website on the following link:
https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.u...

The Council considers that your request has been answered in full by either confirming that information is not held, providing you with the information requested, or explaining why any information has been withheld and the reasons for any redaction. Where applicable, the Council has also told you the reasons for the delay in responding to your request.

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled you can request a review by writing to the Disclosures Team within 40 working days from the date of the Council's response.

You are entitled to a review by the Council if:
* You are dissatisfied with the Council's explanation of why the application was not dealt with within the 20 working day time limit.
* All the information requested is not being disclosed and you have not received an explanation why some information is not being disclosed.
* A reason for the disclosures under the request being refused is not received.
* You consider that exemptions have been wrongly applied, and/or
* You consider that a fee has been wrongly applied.

Please set out your grounds for seeking a review together with what specific part of your request those grounds apply to and the outcome you are seeking. The Council reserves the right to ask you for clarification of the grounds for your review request if the grounds are not clear, and to delay commencing the review if such grounds are not provided.

The Disclosures Team can be contacted by email via: [Cheshire West and Chester Council request email] or at the following address:

Disclosures Team
Cheshire West and Chester Council
The Portal
Wellington Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BA

The Disclosures Team will acknowledge a request for an internal review within 5 working days and complete the review as soon as possible and no later than 40 working days from receipt of the request.

More information about the Council's internal review process can be found via:

https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.u...

If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your review, you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
Website: www.ico.org.uk

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

Disclosures Team - Companies, Compliance and Assurance Service
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Tel: 0300 123 8 123
Email: [email address]
Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, The Portal, Wellington Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BA
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Cheshire West and Chester Council is committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. To learn more about how we handle your personal information when you contact the Council's Data Protection and Compliance Team, please see our Advice, Enquiries and Complaints Privacy Notice on the Council's website or ask for a copy of the notice to be sent to you.

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