EHC Plans in the 2014/2015

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Elina Miezite (Account suspended)

Dear Birmingham City Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the
following information regarding EHC Plans in the 2014/2015.

1. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC Plans were issued for
children/ young people transferring from school (including sixth
forms) to a post-16 institution or an apprenticeship?

2. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC Plans were issued
after the 31 May 2015 deadline for children/young people
transferring from school (including school sixth forms) to a
post-16 institution or an apprenticeship?

3. How many appeals were made against the placement named in the
EHC Plans for children/young people transferring from school to a
post-16 institution, in the 2014/2015 school year?

4. How many of the appeals made against the placement named in the
EHC Plans for children/young people transferring from school to a
post-16 institution, in the 2014/2015 school year are still
ongoing/have not yet been concluded?

Yours faithfully,

Elina Miezite

Steve Cullen, Birmingham City Council

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Dear Elina

 

I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry for information held by the
Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the following
information regarding EHC Plans in the 2014/2015.

    

1. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC Plans were issued for
children/ young people transferring from school (including sixth forms) to
a post-16 institution or an apprenticeship?

    

2. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC Plans were issued after the
31 May 2015 deadline for children/young people transferring from school
(including school sixth forms) to a

     post-16 institution or an apprenticeship?

    

3. How many appeals were made against the placement named in the EHC Plans
for children/young people transferring from school to a post-16
institution, in the 2014/2015 school year?

    

4. How many of the appeals made against the placement named in the EHC
Plans for children/young people transferring from school to a post-16
institution, in the 2014/2015 school year are

     still ongoing/have not yet been concluded?

 

Please see response below:

 

1. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC
Plans were issued for children/ young people
transferring from school (including sixth
forms) to a post-16 institution or an
apprenticeship? 259
2. In the 2014/2015 school year, how many EHC
Plans were issued after the 31 May 2015
deadline for children/young people
transferring from school (including school
sixth forms) to a   post-16 institution or an
apprenticeship? 511
3. How many appeals were made against the
placement named in the EHC Plans for
children/young people transferring from school
to a post-16 institution, in the 2014/2015
school year? Fewer than 5
4. How many of the appeals made against the
placement named in the EHC Plans for
children/young people transferring from school
to a post-16 institution, in the 2014/2015
school year are still ongoing/have not yet
been concluded?  0

 

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The Information Commissioner

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Yours sincerely,

Tracey Robinson

Business Continuity and Information Governance Officer

 

 

Sent on behalf of:

Steve Cullen

Information Governance Manager

Governance and Policy Team

Directorate for People

Birmingham City Council

 

Tel: 0121 464 4591

Email: [2][email address]

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