Elective Home Education team and numbers of children known and deregistered

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Dear Camden Borough Council,

I am submitting this freedom of information request to find out the following information regarding elective home education. When I refer to 'children', I mean they are either de-registered from a school or have never been registered with a school. Please provide copies of all available documents, research and paperwork.

A) I would like to know which department within Camden Borough Council local authority deals with elective home education?
1) I would like to know who is currently employed in this team, and who the team leader is.
2) I would like to know who they report to.
3) What form of contact they use with families the first time they contact them.
i) Please supply copies of policies and procedures used for elective home education, for staff use or supplied to Home educators.

B) Has the LA made the team dealing with elective home education aware that there is no requirement to investigate a case or for the LA to seek to satisfy itself that a suitable education is being provided when they know the reason why a child has ceased to attend school? The specified reason being, parents have given legal notification to a school that they are educating otherwise than at school.

C) I would like to know how many children are currently known as being electively home educated in ‘…..........’ local authority.

D) How many pupils have been de-registered from school to be electively home educated?
Please provide numbers for: July 2015, July 2016 and July 2017. Please categorise these into:
- Children with no known SEN
- Children with SEN
- Children de-registered from special schools
- Children with care plans
- Children under services such as; CAHMS

Yours faithfully,

Katherine Norman

Heneghan, Kieran, Camden Borough Council

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From: KNorman [mailto:[FOI #462401 email]]
Sent: 03 February 2018 09:59
To: FOI Requests <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Elective Home Education team and
numbers of children known and deregistered

 

Dear Camden Borough Council,

I am submitting this freedom of information request to find out the
following information regarding elective home education. When I refer to
'children', I mean they are either de-registered from a school or have
never been registered with a school. Please provide copies of all
available documents, research and paperwork.

A) I would like to know which department within Camden Borough Council
local authority deals with elective home education?
1) I would like to know who is currently employed in this team, and who
the team leader is.
2) I would like to know who they report to.
3) What form of contact they use with families the first time they contact
them.
i) Please supply copies of policies and procedures used for elective home
education, for staff use or supplied to Home educators.

B) Has the LA made the team dealing with elective home education aware
that there is no requirement to investigate a case or for the LA to seek
to satisfy itself that a suitable education is being provided when they
know the reason why a child has ceased to attend school? The specified
reason being, parents have given legal notification to a school that they
are educating otherwise than at school.

C) I would like to know how many children are currently known as being
electively home educated in ‘…..........’ local authority.

D) How many pupils have been de-registered from school to be electively
home educated?
Please provide numbers for: July 2015, July 2016 and July 2017. Please
categorise these into:
- Children with no known SEN
- Children with SEN
- Children de-registered from special schools
- Children with care plans
- Children under services such as; CAHMS

Yours faithfully,

Katherine Norman

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Bryant, Tanya, Camden Borough Council

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Dear Ms Norman,

 

Please see attached above the response to your recent FOI request

 

Sincerely,

 

Tanya Bryant
Information and Records Management Officer
Law and Governance
Corporate Services
London Borough of Camden

Telephone:   0207 974 2850
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