Dear Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council,
I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I require information on local authority Educational Psychology services, Peripatetic Specialist Teaching services and SEND Support services.
A) Does the local authority offer services for Educational Psychology, Peripatetic Specialist Teachers or SEND support which are provided at no cost to schools / academies?
B) If the answer to question ‘A’ is yes, please can you let me know is there a limit to how many hours are provided at no cost to schools / academies?
C) Does the local authority offer services for Educational Psychology, Peripatetic Specialist Teachers or SEND support which are sold to schools within the LA?
D) If the answer to question ’C’ is yes, then please could you send a marketing brochure or similar documents that the local authority provides to schools to let them know about the services they provide.
E) If the answer to question ’C’ is yes, then please can you send me a price list for these services provided (EP, Peripatetic Specialist Teachers, or SEND Support)?
F) If the answer to question ’C’ is yes, then what did the local authority charge schools for Educational Psychology services during the last financial year (2015/16)?
G) If the answer to question ’C’ is yes, then what did the local authority charge schools for Peripatetic Specialist Teachers during the last financial year (2015/16)?
H) If the answer to question ’C’ is yes, then what did the local authority charge schools for SEND Support packages during the last financial year (2015/16)?
I would like the above information to be provided electronically. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If this request is too wide or unclear then I would be grateful if you could contact me to “advise and assist” on my request.
RE: - Request For Information
Thank you for your request for information held by Rochdale Council which was received by us on 12th October 2016 regarding Educational Psychology Services.
I write to advise you that your request has been allocated to the department best able to deal with your queries, and will be considered under the Freedom of Information Act.
Under the Act we are required to provide a response within 20 working days however we do endeavour to provide a response at the earliest opportunity.
Should you have any queries, please contact us using the details below.
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Customers & ICT
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Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
Email: [Rochdale Council request email]
Please see attach the response to your FOI request 12366.
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