Home Education statistics

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Dear Westminster City Council,

This is an FOI request. Please can you supply the following information:

1. How many children in your Authority area are currently known to be home educated?

2. Please state how many of these home educated children are known to the Authority because:

A. The parents informed the Authority.

B. Accident and Emergency informed the Authority following a visit to the hospital by a home educated child.

C. A member of the health services informed the Authority.

D. A School informed the Authority when the child was de-registered.

E. A member of the public informed the Authority.

F. A third party organisation such as a charity or volunteer group informed the Authority.

3. For all these home educated children, how many letters were sent requesting details of the child's education provision?

4. For all these home educated children, where the information was provided, how many then received a written notice under Section 437 (1) of the Education Act 1996 ?

5. For all these home educated children, where the information was NOT provided, how many then received a written notice under Section 437 (1) of the Education Act 1996 ?

6. How many of these home educated children were served with of a school attendance order under Section 437 (3) of the Education Act 1996 after the information was provided under Section 437 (1)?

7. How many of these home educated children were served with of a school attendance order under Section 437 (3) of the Education Act 1996 when the information was NOT provided under Section 437 (1)?

Yours faithfully,

T.L.Jones

Westminster City Council

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 Dear Sir/Madam
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 7 March
2018.
 
Request summary
This is an FOI request. Please can you supply the following information:

1. How many children in your Authority area are currently known to be home
educated?

2. Please state how many of these home educated children are known to the
Authority because:

A. The parents informed the Authority.
B. Accident and Emergency informed the Authority following a visit to the
hospital by a home educated child.
C. A member of the health services informed the Authority.
D. A School informed the Authority when the child was de-registered.
E. A member of the public informed the Authority.
F. A third party organisation such as a charity or volunteer group
informed the Authority.

3. For all these home educated children, how many letters were sent
requesting details of the child's education provision?

4. For all these home educated children, where the information was
provided, how many then received a written notice under Section 437 (1) of
the Education Act 1996 ?

5. For all these home educated children, where the information was NOT
provided, how many then received a written notice under Section 437 (1) of
the Education Act 1996 ?

6. How many of these home educated children were served with of a school
attendance order under Section 437 (3) of the Education Act 1996 after the
information was provided under Section 437 (1)?

7. How many of these home educated children were served with of a school
attendance order under Section 437 (3) of the Education Act 1996 when the
information was NOT provided under Section 437 (1)?
 
 
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Yours faithfully
 
 
Elmaz Ibrahim
Westminster City Council
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Dear Elmaz Ibrahim,

Thank you for your email dated 27 March.

I understand that your council is very busy and appreciate that you intended to supply the information by 14 April. However, the information was due to me by 4 April and, as such, is now overdue.

I would be most grateful if you would supply the information without further delay.

Yours faithfully,

T.L.Jones

Dear Westminster City Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Westminster City Council's handling of my FOI request 'Home Education statistics'.

The information was due to me by 4 April and, as such, is now long overdue.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/h...

Yours faithfully,

T.L.Jones

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