Dear Powys County Council,

I would like to make a request under the freedom of information act
to obtain information regarding School Cluster Groups and/or Federations of schools within the local authority. I would appreciate the following information please:

-Names of Cluster Groups and Federations
-Which Schools are in each Cluster/Federation
-The name of the lead School with in each Cluster or Federation if possible.

I will look forward to receiving your response in due course.

Yours faithfully,
Dawn Prichard

Information Compliance, Powys County Council

Rheoli Gwybodaeth/
Information Compliance
Neuadd Y Sir / County Hall
Spa Road East
Llandrindod Wells
Powys LD1 5LG
Jane Thomas, Director of Corporate If calling please ask for / Os yn galw
Services gofynnwch am
Information Compliance
Tel / Ffôn: 01597 82 7543
Email/Llythyru electronig:
[1][email address]
Our ref / Ein cyf: 2024-0377F
Date / Dyddiad: 21/03/2024

Request Accepted

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

Dear Dawn Prichard

Thank you for your request for information, received at this office on
20/03/2024, in which you requested details of the following:

Schools Cluster Group

This is an acknowledgement of your request, not a response. The above is a
summary of your request.

The full details of the information sought is provided to the officer to
whom the request is tasked.

Your request will now be considered and you will receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, subject
to the information not being exempt. In some circumstances Powys County
Council may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will
be informed and given a revised time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

On some occasions there may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation
and provision of the information you request. If this is the case you will
be informed and the 20 working day timescale will be suspended until we
receive payment from you. If you choose not to make a payment then your
request will remain unanswered.

The due date for responding to this request for information is 19/04/2024.

Should you need to discuss this further please contact the Information
Compliance Team on 01597 827543.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Powys County Council.

Yours sincerely,

Information Compliance Team

We keep your details safe in line with the requirements set out in the
United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulations. We will only ever use
the details you share with us to enable us to undertake our statutory
obligations. You can find out more by looking on our web site.
[2]Information Compliance Privacy Notice - Powys County Council

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Mae'r e bost hwn ac unrhyw atodiad iddo yn gyfrinachol ac fe'i bwriedir ar
gyfer y sawl a enwir arno yn unig. Gall gynnwys gwybodaeth freintiedig. Os
yw wedi eich cyrraedd trwy gamgymeriad ni ellwch ei gopio, ei ddosbarthu
na'i ddangos i unrhyw un arall a dylech gysylltu gyda Cyngor Sir Powys ar
unwaith. Mae unrhyw gynnwys nad yw'n ymwneud gyda busnes swyddogol Cyngor
Sir Powys yn bersonol i'r awdur ac nid yw'n awdurdodedig gan y Cyngor.

This e mail and any attachments are confidential and intended for the
named recipient only. The content may contain privileged information. If
it has reached you by mistake, you should not copy, distribute or show the
content to anyone but should contact Powys County Council at once. Any
content that is not pertinent to Powys County Council business is personal
to the author, and is not necessarily the view of the Council.

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Mae'r e bost hwn ac unrhyw atodiad iddo yn gyfrinachol ac fe'i bwriedir ar
gyfer y sawl a enwir arno yn unig. Gall gynnwys gwybodaeth freintiedig. Os
yw wedi eich cyrraedd trwy gamgymeriad ni ellwch ei gopio, ei ddosbarthu
na'i ddangos i unrhyw un arall a dylech gysylltu gyda Cyngor Sir Powys ar
unwaith. Mae unrhyw gynnwys nad yw'n ymwneud gyda busnes swyddogol Cyngor
Sir Powys yn bersonol i'r awdur ac nid yw'n awdurdodedig gan y Cyngor.

This e mail and any attachments are confidential and intended for the
named recipient only. The content may contain privileged information. If
it has reached you by mistake, you should not copy, distribute or show the
content to anyone but should contact Powys County Council at once. Any
content that is not pertinent to Powys County Council business is personal
to the author, and is not necessarily the view of the Council.

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References

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2. https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/13581/In...

Information Compliance, Powys County Council

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Jane Thomas Rheoli Gwybodaeth/
Information Compliance
Director of Corporate Services (Section Neuadd Y Sir / County Hall
151 Officer)/ Spa Road East
Llandrindod Wells
Cyfarwyddwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol Powys LD1 5LG
(Swyddog Adran 151)
If calling please ask for / Os yn
galw gofynnwch am
Information Compliance
  Tel / Ffôn: 01597 82 7543
Email/Llythyru electronig:
[1][email address]
Our ref / Ein cyf: 2024-0377F
Date / Dyddiad: 18/04/2024

Dear Dawn Prichard

Thank you for your request for information which was received by the
Authority on the 20/03/2024
This is to inform you that your request has been considered and the
Authority can provide the following response:

Request

I would like to make a request under the freedom of information act

to obtain information regarding School Cluster Groups and/or Federations of schools within the local authority. I would appreciate the following information please:

-Names of Cluster Groups and Federations

-Which Schools are in each Cluster/Federation

-The name of the lead School with in each Cluster or Federation if possible.

Response

Please find the response to your request in the attached 'excel spreadsheet'

We believe that this request is now complete. Should any further
information be required regarding this topic, a separate request will need
to be submitted.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Powys County Council.

If you are not satisfied with this response or wish to seek clarity, then
you should contact us, we will try and deal with your query informally, in
the first instance. If informal resolution is not possible or you are
still dissatisfied, then you may apply for a formal internal review by
contacting the Information Compliance Team at [2][email address]. Please
note that any request for an internal review must be made within 40
working days of the date on which the attempt to reach informal resolution
has come to an end.

If you remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you may take your
complaint to the Information Commissioner under the provisions of Section
50 of the Freedom of Information Act

If you are still not satisfied following this, you can make an appeal to
the Information Commissioner, who is the statutory regulator. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
SK95AF
Tel: 03031231113
Email: [3][email address]
www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely,
Information Compliance Team

The supply of documents under Freedom of Information does not give the
person or organisation who receives them an automatic right to re-use the
documents in a way that would infringe copyright.

You are free to use any information supplied for your own use, including
for non-commercial research purposes. The information may also be used for
the purposes of news reporting. However, any other type of re-use, for
example, by publishing the information or issuing copies to the public
will require the permission of the copyright owner. The copyright of most
of the information that we provide in response to Freedom of Information
Act requests will be owned by Powys County Council. The copyright in other
information may be owned by another person or organisation, as indicated
in the information itself. For HMSO Guidance Notes on a range of copyright
issues, see the Office of Public Sector Information(OPSI) website:
[4]http://www.opsi.gov.uk/advice/crown-copy...

We keep your details safe in line with the requirements set out in the
United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulations. We will only ever use
the details you share with us to enable us to undertake our statutory
obligations. You can find out more by looking on our web
site. [5]Information Compliance Privacy Notice - Powys County Council

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Mae'r e bost hwn ac unrhyw atodiad iddo yn gyfrinachol ac fe'i bwriedir ar
gyfer y sawl a enwir arno yn unig. Gall gynnwys gwybodaeth freintiedig. Os
yw wedi eich cyrraedd trwy gamgymeriad ni ellwch ei gopio, ei ddosbarthu
na'i ddangos i unrhyw un arall a dylech gysylltu gyda Cyngor Sir Powys ar
unwaith. Mae unrhyw gynnwys nad yw'n ymwneud gyda busnes swyddogol Cyngor
Sir Powys yn bersonol i'r awdur ac nid yw'n awdurdodedig gan y Cyngor.

This e mail and any attachments are confidential and intended for the
named recipient only. The content may contain privileged information. If
it has reached you by mistake, you should not copy, distribute or show the
content to anyone but should contact Powys County Council at once. Any
content that is not pertinent to Powys County Council business is personal
to the author, and is not necessarily the view of the Council.

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Mae'r e bost hwn ac unrhyw atodiad iddo yn gyfrinachol ac fe'i bwriedir ar
gyfer y sawl a enwir arno yn unig. Gall gynnwys gwybodaeth freintiedig. Os
yw wedi eich cyrraedd trwy gamgymeriad ni ellwch ei gopio, ei ddosbarthu
na'i ddangos i unrhyw un arall a dylech gysylltu gyda Cyngor Sir Powys ar
unwaith. Mae unrhyw gynnwys nad yw'n ymwneud gyda busnes swyddogol Cyngor
Sir Powys yn bersonol i'r awdur ac nid yw'n awdurdodedig gan y Cyngor.

This e mail and any attachments are confidential and intended for the
named recipient only. The content may contain privileged information. If
it has reached you by mistake, you should not copy, distribute or show the
content to anyone but should contact Powys County Council at once. Any
content that is not pertinent to Powys County Council business is personal
to the author, and is not necessarily the view of the Council.

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References

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2. mailto:[email%20address]
3. mailto:[email%20address]
4. http://www.opsi.gov.uk/advice/crown-copy...
5. https://en.powys.gov.uk/article/13581/In...