Elective Home Education team and numbers of children known and deregistered

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Dear North Lincolnshire 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 the 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 the 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

North Lincolnshire Council Customer Services, North Lincolnshire Council

Your reference number is INF67840781.

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Home Education team and numbers of children known and deregistered

Dear North Lincolnshire 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 the 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 the 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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Dear Ms Norman,

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request to North
Lincolnshire Council, reference number INF 67840781 Please find our
Information Disclosure letter attached and if I can be of any more
assistance with regard to this request please let me know.

 

Kind Regards
 

Charlotte Spencer

Information Governance Officer

Governance and Partnerships

 

( 01724 297000

* North Lincolnshire Council, Hewson House, Station Road, Brigg, DN20 8XB

 

 

 

 

This e-mail expresses the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the view of the Council. Please be aware that anything included in an e-mail may have to be disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act and cannot be regarded as confidential. This communication is intended for the addressee(s) only. Please notify the sender if received in error. All Email is monitored and recorded.
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Dear Info PeopleSS,

Thank you for the information disclosure response to FOI INF 67840781.
It refers to 2 attachments which I have not received - EHE Additional Information document and EHE Policy.

Could you please resend the two missing attachments.

Yours sincerely,

KNorman

Info PeopleSS, North Lincolnshire Council

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Dear Ms Norman,

Please accept my apologies, please find the documents attached!

Kind Regards

Charlotte Spencer
Information Governance Officer
Governance and Partnerships

G 01724 297000
0 North Lincolnshire Council, Hewson House, Station Road, Brigg, DN20 8XB

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