Marketing/PR activities

Rhian Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich, London

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Waiting for an internal review by Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich, London of their handling of this request.

Dear Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich,

1. Please could you provide data for the total spend on marketing and public relations activities in the academic years 2009/2010, 2010/2011 and 2011/12 (to date).

2. Please could you also provide a detailed breakdown of the total marketing/PR spend using the following categories:

-website

-social media

-printed media (e.g. letters and leaflets)

-advertising (including posters and banners)

-consultation (of parents)

-photography/digital media

-salaries

-entertainment/gifts

-public relations representation (to secure local or national print or broadcast media coverage or manage unfavourable media coverage, for example)

3. Please could you confirm whether you employ a full or part-time member of staff with responsibility for external public relations, marketing or communications. If so, please provide a figure for their annual salary (before tax) and any additional benefits such as pensions or bonuses.

4. Please could you confirm whether you have engaged the services of an education consultancy, during the last six years, for the purposes of public relations/marketing and/or to generate media coverage (print or broadcast) or manage unfavourable coverage.

If so, please provide the name of the organisation or individual, plus details of their duties and responsibilities, as per the contractual agreement. Please also provide details of how much they have been paid to date including any monthly or annual retainers.
If the consultancy has been arranged via a third party i.e. consultants, project management companies or contractors, please provide the full name of the organisation and their duties and responsibilities, as per the contractual agreement. Please also provide details of how much they have been paid to date, including any monthly or annual retainers.

Yours faithfully,

Rhian Jones

Dear Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich's handling of my FOI request 'Marketing/PR activities'.

I am still awaiting a response.

I recieved the following email from Valerie Todd on the 29/12/2012 in response to the email stated below -

Dear Rhian

Thank you very much. As you will know the Academy is now closed for the Christmas period, but I will be in touch as soon as I can gather some information.

Valerie Todd

Valerie Todd FCIPD

Director of Human Resources
From: Rhian Jones [mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 13 December 2011 14:49
To: Valerie Todd
Subject: RE: FOI request

My email -

Hi Valerie,

This is the request - http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ma...

It has already been made to the academy on the 14th of November and it is their responsibility to pass it on to the correct person. I have replicated the same request below:

I then emailed the following on the 25/01/2012 after recieving no response -

To [email address]
From: Rhian Jones ([email address])
Sent: 25 January 2012 12:29:54
To: [email address]

Hi Valerie,

Just a follow up email to the FOI request I made to Harris Boys Academy, East Dulwich on the 14th of November. I have your response for the FOI request made to Harris Academy, Crystal Palace but am still waiting on the other.

Regards,

Rhian Jones

I am yet to recieve a reply.

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

Yours faithfully,

Rhian Jones

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Recieved a telephone call from a Valerie Todd on the 22/02/2012 who said she was not aware of the request and the information will be sent asap.

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Valerie Todd answered questions 1 & 2 via email on the 28/02. I have acknowledged receipt of information and sent an email asking for an answer for questions 3 & 4.