Dear Staffordshire County Council,
For each of the last 5 years please provide me with the following information:
- The total number of children in Staffordshire who were subject to a School Attendance Order (SAO).
- The broad reason each SAO was issued.
- The number of children subject to a SAO who were known to be being electively home educated.
- The number of SAO's that were revoked following parents providing evidence of a suitable education being provided.
I look forward to receiving this information within the statutory 20 working days. If you require any further information or wish me to clarify my request in any way please let me know.
Dear G Winstanley,
Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000
Thank you for your request for information.
We have completed the search of our records and can confirm that over
the past 5 years there has been 1 SAO it was not connected with EHE.
If you have any queries or require any further information please do not
hesitate to contact me.
In the first instance if you have any comments relating to how your
request has been handled by our authority, please write to Philip Jones,
Head of Information Governance, Information Governance Unit, 1a Bailey
Street, Stafford, ST17 4BG.
If you have any further comments relating to how your request has been
handled by our authority, please contact the Information Commissioner,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Access to Information Officer
Information Governance Unit
1A Bailey Street
Stafford ST17 4BG
Tel: 01785 278568
Fax: 01785 278362