Fixed Penalty Notices for unauthorised school absences

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Dear Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead,

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out between September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following unauthorised school absences:
a. Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
b. Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school for holiday)
c. Delayed return from authorised leave
d. General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally condoned absence)
2. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated time frame?
3. How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated time frame, and subsequently gone to court?
4. How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September 2018 - July 2019?
5. Could you please provide a comparison for questions 1-4 for the previous school year (2017-2018)?

Yours faithfully,

Naomi Aharony

AfC Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests,

Dear Ms Aharony,
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Team at Achieving for
Children, provider of Children's Services for the London Borough of
Richmond, the Royal Borough of Kingston and the Royal Borough of Windsor
and Maidenhead.

Your request was received on 22 October 2019 via the Royal Borough of
Windsor and Maidenhead.

We will endeavour to respond to your query within 20 working days of
receipt in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Yours sincerely,

Chantelle Elliott
Information Governance Support 
Business Services and Transformation
  
Email: [1][email address]
Achieving for Children
42 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BW
[2]http://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk/

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AfC Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests,

Dear Ms Aharony,
Your Freedom of Information request has been considered.
Your Request

1.      How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out
between September 2018 – July 2019 to parents for the following
unauthorised school absences? :
a.      Persistent lateness (arriving after the register has been taken)
b.      Unauthorised leave in term time (e.g. being taken out of school
for holiday)
c.      Delayed return from authorised leave
d.      General unauthorised absence/truancy (including parentally
condoned absence)
2.      How many FPNs have not been paid within the 21 day allocated
time frame?
3.      How many FPNs have not been paid within the 28 day allocated
time frame and subsequently gone to court?
4.      How much revenue has been collected from FPNs between September
2018 - July 2019?

5.      Could you please provide a comparison for questions 1-4 for the
previous school year (2017-2018)?

 

Response

1.   2017 / 2018 total issued 232; 2018 / 2019 total issued 254

a.      2017 / 2018 N/A – not issued under this category; 2018 /2019 N/A –
not issued under this category

b.      2017 / 2018  – 217; 2018 / 2019 – 248

c.       2017 / 2018 – N/A – not issued under this category; 2018 / 2019 –
N/A – not issued under this category

d.      2017 / 2018 – 15; 2018 / 2019 - 6

2.   2017 / 2018 - 40; 2018 / 2019 – 39

3.   2017 / 2018 – 4; 2018 / 2019 - 0

4.   2017 / 2018 - £7967; 2018 / 2019 - £10,020 

5.   Information is above

Yours sincerely,
Chantelle Elliott
Information Governance Support 
Business Services and Transformation
  
Email: [1][email address]
Achieving for Children
42 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BW
[2]http://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk/

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