Home schooling figures

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Connie Burbidge

Dear Poole Borough Council,

Please supply me, under the Freedom of Information Act, the following information:

How many children have applied to become home schooled in the school year 2015/16?

How does this compare with the previous 3 school years?

How many of the children being home schooled over this period have special educational or additional needs? (SEND)

Yours faithfully,

Connie Burbidge

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Kevin Newborough, Poole Borough Council

Dear Connie Burbidge,

 

Thank you for your request for information.  Please find below the answers
to your questions.

 

 

How many children have applied to become home schooled in the school year
2015/16?

How does this compare with the previous 3 school years?

68 children started in elective home education (EHE) in 2015/16.  The
table below shows yearly counts from 2012/13.

 

+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| |2012/13 |2013/14 |2014/15 |2015/16 |
|---------------------------+---------+---------+---------+---------|
|Children starting in EHE | 32| 69| 78| 68|
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

How many of the children being home schooled over this period have special
educational or additional needs? (SEND)

The table below shows the current SEN status of children starting in
elective home education from 2012/13 to 2015/16. 

 

+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| |2012/13 |2013/14 |2014/15 |2015/16 |
|----------------------+-----------+----------+----------+----------|
|Statement or EHCP | 2| 3| 11| 1|
|----------------------+-----------+----------+----------+----------|
|SEN Support | 8| 17| 19| 4|
|----------------------+-----------+----------+----------+----------|
|No SEND / Unknown | 22| 49| 48| 63|
|----------------------+-----------+----------+----------+----------|
|Total | 32| 69| 78| 68|
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

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Regards,

Kevin Newborough

Assistant Education Officer (Management Information)

Borough of Poole    Children, Young People and Learning

Dolphin Centre, Poole, Dorset BH15 1SA

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