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Home education statistics

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

I would like to request the following information, under the Freedom of information act 2000, regarding statistics on home educated pupils within your local jurisdiction; I am enquiring about the following information, presented in an excel spreadsheet, sorted by academic years for the past 5 years if available:

The number of registered homeschooled students within your jurisdiction:

The number of students homeschooled after attending a school and removed by choice of their parent/main caregiver:

The number of home educated students who never attended school:

The total number of students in education within your jurisdiction excluding homeschooled students:

The number of home educated pupils by year group/age:

If any of the requested information is too broad or is unavailable at the time of the request, I would be grateful if you could please explain why in your response.

As the Freedom Of Information Act 2000 states, You are required to respond to my request within 20 working days after you receive this request. I would be grateful if you could please confirm that you have received this inquiry.

I look forward to hearing from you,

Yours faithfully,

Jack Rogers.

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Dear Jack Rogers
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 12th June 2018. We
have considered your request and enclose the following information :- 
 
I would like to request the following information, under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, regarding statistics on home educated pupils within
your local jurisdiction; I am enquiring about the following information,
presented in an excel spreadsheet, sorted by academic years for the past 5
years if available:
 
1.The number of registered home schooled students within your
jurisdiction:
 
Information provided in table below.
 
2.The number of students home schooled after attending a school and
removed by choice of their parent/main caregiver:
 
Information provided in table below.
 
3.The number of home educated students who never attended school:
 
Information provided in table below.
 
4.The total number of students in education within your jurisdiction
excluding home schooled students:
 
22,664 pupils
 
5.The number of home educated pupils by year group/age:
 
Information provided in table below
 
We interpret that you refer to home schooling and home education as the
same subject, and therefore provide combined figures.
 
 

2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Year Group Number of Number of Number of Number of Number of
Pupils Pupils Pupils Pupils Pupils
Year 1 2 3 4 5 4
Year 2 1 1 6 9 7
Year 3 0 1 5 8 9
Year 4 0 2 2 4 6
Year 5 3 1 8 7 5
Year 6 4 6 3 6 8
Year 7 6 5 8 6 8
Year 8 4 12 12 7 8
Year 9 10 9 8 17 15
Year 10 8 10 13 19 16
Year 11 5 9 7 18 21
Number of pupils never 2 3 12 16 19
attended a school
Number of pupils EHE
after attending a school 41 56 64 90 88
and removed by parent

 
 
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the handling of your request please contact [1][Caerphilly County Borough Council request email].
 
Yours sincerely
 
Kath Thomas
Customer Services Complaints Officer
 
 

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