ICT software spend on Education Management Information System

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Dear Bridgend County Borough Council,

Please provide me with the following information:

1. The name of the supplier of your Education Management Information
Software System (Local authority use for admissions,LAC, SEND, Early Years etc, not the schools system please)

2. The annual support and maintenance cost for this system i.e. the sum paid to the
supplier annually

3. When is the contract due for renewal and notice period?

4. Who is your current adult & child social care case management software
provider?

Thank you for your kind assistance with this.

Yours faithfully,

Marcus Le Brocq

foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam

FOI REQUEST X04-977

We acknowledge your request for information received on 11th January 2019.

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Y Swyddfa Rhyddid Gwybodaeth | Freedom of Information Office
Gwasanaethau Gweithredol a Phartneriaethol | Operational and Partnership Services
Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Pen-Y-Bont ar Ogwr | Bridgend County Borough Council
Ffon / Phone: (01656) 643319
Ffacs / Fax: (01656) 657899

E-bost / E-Mail [Bridgend County Borough Council request email]
Gwefan / Website: www.bridgend.gov.uk

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foi, Bridgend County Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST X04-977

 

We refer to your email dated 11^th January 2019 which contained a request
for information as set out in italics below.  Following consideration of
your request, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
respond to each point as follows:

 

1. The name of the supplier of your Education Management Information
Software System (Local authority use for admissions,LAC, SEND, Early Years
etc, not the schools system please)

 

Admissions - Excel

 

Looked after children, additional learning needs, and early years use the
all wales Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS) from Careworks
Ltd.

 

2. The annual support and maintenance cost for this system i.e. the sum
paid to the supplier annually

 

£70,000

 

3. When is the contract due for renewal and notice period?

 

Initial Expiry Date March 31st 2023, with the option to extend yearly for
4 years

 

4. Who is your current adult & child social care case management software
provider?

 

WCCIS from Careworks Ltd

 

I hope this response satisfies your request. If you are dissatisfied with
the handling of the request, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you
have the right to request a review of the Council’s response to your
request for information.  If you wish to request a review, please write to
the below address or email [1][Bridgend County Borough Council request email] .  Following ICO
guidance, a request for a review must be made within 2 months of a
response being received.

 

Monitoring Officer

Bridgend County Borough Council

Civic Offices,

Angel Street

Bridgend, CF31 4WB

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of that review, you may seek
further recourse by lodging an appeal with the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate number)

E:mail : [2][email address]

Website:  [3]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

--

Freedom of Information Office

Bridgend County Borough Council

Level 4, Civic Offices

Angel Street

Bridgend

CF31 4WB

Tel: 01656 643565

Email: [Bridgend County Borough Council request email]

 

 

 

 

 

Cynorthwyydd Gwybodaeth | Information Ffon / Phone: (01656) 643319
Assistant
Ffacs / Fax: (01656) 657899
Y Swyddfa Rhyddid Gwybodaeth | Freedom of
Information Office  

Gwasanaethau Gweithredol a Phartneriaethol | E-bost / E-Mail
Operational and Partnership Services [4][Bridgend County Borough Council request email]

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Pen-Y-Bont ar Ogwr | Gwefan / Website:
Bridgend County Borough Council [5]www.bridgend.gov.uk

 

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Dear foi,

Thank you for your response, it is much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

marcus le brocq

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