Education information

Lily Kerrigan made this Freedom of Information request to Plymouth City Council

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Dear Plymouth City Council,

I write to ask you to provide me with information regarding the education and school placements given to children under 16 years of age with Special Educational Needs who have EHC plans/ statements.

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like you to supply me with the information requested for the past two school years (2015/16 and 2016/17).

I would ask you to provide the information in an excel document, broken down under the following headings:

Academic Year (2015/16 and 2016/17)
Category of Need (BESD, ASD, etc.)
Name of School
Type of school - (Maintained/non-maintained/independent)
Type of placement - (Day or 38 week placement)
Cost of placement per year

I would be grateful if you could send your response in csv. or Excel format within the 20 day reply period.

Yours faithfully,

Lily Kerrigan

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

Dear Lily

My Ref: 894287

Thank you for your request for information about SEN placements. Your request was received on 29 September 2017 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The Council will seek to provide the information you have requested within 20 working days, that is by 27 October 2017 and it will be provided by email or hard copy, depending how you made your request and how the information is held. 

Information is usually provided free of charge but in some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case I will inform you.  A fees notice will be issued to you and you will be required to pay this before we proceed with your request.

Information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website: https://ico.org.uk/.

Plymouth City Council also has information available on our website: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/home/council/...

If you cannot find the information you require please contact me using the contact details below.

Yours sincerely

Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
T +441752398169

E [email address]

www.plymouth.gov.uk

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

Dear Lily

My Ref: 894287

I am writing to seek clarification of your Freedom of Information request which was received on 29 September 2017.

Can you please clarify with regard to the following question:

'I write to ask you to provide me with information regarding the education and school placements given to children under 16 years of age with Special Educational Needs who have EHC plans/ statements.'

1. Do you require the information for every child in the city who has an EHCP or just those at special schools?

2. Do you require the information for only school-age children and therefore not for pre-school aged children?

We will The Council will provide the information you have requested within 20 working days of receiving the additional information from you. I am sorry that I will be unable to progress your request without this information.

Information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website: https://ico.org.uk/.

We also have information available on our website: https://www.plymouth.gov.uk/home/council...
If you cannot find the information you require please contact me using the contact details above.

Yours sincerely,

Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
Finance
Plymouth City Council
West Hoe Road
Plymouth
PL1 3BJ

T +441752398169
E [email address]
www.plymouth.gov.uk

Dear FOI People,

Thank you for your email. My replies are below

1. Do you require the information for every child in the city who has an EHCP or just those at special schools? Only for those attending special schools.

2. Do you require the information for only school-age children and therefore not for pre-school aged children?
Only for school aged children.

Yours sincerely,

Lily Kerrigan

Paddison, Amanda, Plymouth City Council

Thanks this will help

Amanda Paddison
Team Manager (0-25 SEND Statutory Assessment Team)
Learning & Communities
Plymouth City Council
Windsor House
Plymouth
PL6 5UF

T +441752306734
M +447774336579
E [email address]
www.plymouth.gov.uk

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

Dear Lily

My Ref: 894339 (was 894046)

Thank you for the clarification of your request for information which was received on 2 October 2017 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The Council will seek to provide the information you have requested within 20 working days, that is by 30 October 2017 and it will be provided by email or hard copy, depending how you made your request and how the information is held. 

Information is usually provided free of charge but in some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case I will inform you.  A fees notice will be issued to you and you will be required to pay this before we proceed with your request.

Information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website: https://ico.org.uk/.

Plymouth City Council also has information available on our website: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/home/council/...

If you cannot find the information you require please contact me using the contact details below.

Yours sincerely

Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
T +441752398169

E [email address]
www.plymouth.gov.uk

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

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Dear Lily

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards

Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
T +441752398169

E [email address]

www.plymouth.gov.uk

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