Numbers of Elective Home Educators and details on CME

Cheryl Moy made this Freedom of Information request to Greenwich Borough Council

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Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

FAO the Elective Home Education Department

Under the The Freedom of Information Act 2000 would you please provide the following information in respect of the years 2010 and 2013.
1) The average number of electively home educated children known to your authority for each of the above years.
2) The average number of children registered at a school in your area for the above years.
3) The number of children considered to be missing education (CME) in your area for the above years.
4) The number of school attendance orders served on Home Educating families for each of the above years (including how many children per family).
5) How many ESOs (Educational Supervision Orders) have been issued on Home Educating Families in your area for the above years (including how many children per family).
6) The number of those families served school attendance orders which resulted in court proceedings for each of the above years.
7) The number of SAO prosecutions which were upheld for each of the above years.
8) The number of SAO prosecutions that were revoked for each of the above years.
9) The number of SAO prosecutions for each of the above years that did not proceed because they were dropped before the court date for each of the above years and why each case was dropped.

Yours faithfully,

Cheryl Moy
www.educationalfreedom.org.uk

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Moy

 

Ref No:- RFI/06753

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 13/02/2014
regarding Elective Home Education.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

If you have any further queries about this request do not hesitate to
contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any
future communications.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Eoin Joyce

Resource Planning & Performance Manager

Customer Services and ICT Strategy Division

Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

 

' 020 8921 8931  À

*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

 

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Dear foi,
I am yet to receive a reply to my FOI you are now in breach of the 20 days as allowed in law. Please advise on when I can expect a response.

Yours sincerely,

Cheryl Moy

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Moy

 

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing a response to your
enquiry.

 

The response is in the clearance stage and I will forward it as soon as it
is returned to me

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Eoin Joyce

Resource Planning & Performance Manager

Customer Services and ICT Strategy Division

Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

 

' 020 8921 8931  À

*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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Dear foi,

I have still not received a response to this FOI which by law, the authority should normally have responded promptly and by 13 March 2014
Yours sincerely,

Cheryl Moy

Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Greenwich Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Numbers of Elective Home Educators and details on CME'.

I have still not received any response to my FOI which should have been completed by the 13 March 2014.

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

Yours faithfully,

Cheryl Moy

Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Greenwich Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Numbers of Elective Home Educators and details on CME'.

I am yet to receive any response.

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

Yours faithfully,

Cheryl Moy

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear requestor

 

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For all other enquiries, we will deal with the matter and update you as
appropriate.

 

Yours sincerely

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Royal Borough of Greenwich - LGC Council Of The Year 2013

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Moy

 

I apologise for the continued delay in responding to your request. We are
not able to review a process for a unissued response, however I will
inform the relevant department that a detailed explanation for the delay
is required when providing the response.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Eoin Joyce

Resource Planning & Performance Manager

Customer Services and ICT Strategy Division

Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

 

' 020 8921 8931  À

*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Ms Moy,

 

The reply to your Freedom of Information request is given below each
question.  I apologise for the delay in responding.

 

Under the The Freedom of Information Act 2000 would you please provide the
following information in respect of the years 2010 and 2013.

 

1) The average number of electively home educated children known to your
authority for each of the above years. 

 

2010/11 = 120   2012/13 = 220

 

2) The average number of children registered at a school in your area for
the above years. Please refer to

 

For 2010/11 = 2717  also refer to attached PDF page 14  

 

For 2012/13 -  please follow the link below:

 

[1]http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/downloa...
page 30

 

3) The number of children considered to be missing education (CME) in your
area for the above years.

 

For 2010/11 = 261  2012/13 = 218

 

4) The number of school attendance orders served on Home Educating
families for each of the above years (including how many children per
family).

 

For 2010/ 11 = 0   2012/13 =  1 child, 1 family

 

5) How many ESOs (Educational Supervision Orders) have been issued on Home
Educating Families  in your area for the above years (including how many
children per family).

 

For 2010/ 11 = 0   2012/13 = 0                     

 

6) The number of those families served school attendance orders which
resulted in court proceedings for each of the above years.

 

For 2010/ 11= 0   2012/13 = 0                     

 

7) The number of SAO prosecutions which were upheld for each of the above
years.

 

N/A

 

8) The number of SAO prosecutions that were revoked for each of the above
years.

 

N/A

                    

9) The number of SAO prosecutions for each of the above years that did not
proceed because they were dropped before the court date for each of the
above years and why each case was dropped.

 

N/A

 

If you are not satisfied with Royal Greenwich’s response to your request
you may ask for it to be reviewed. If you wish to do this, please write to
Gillian Palmer, Director of Children's Services , 1st Floor, The Woolwich
Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6HQ; enclosing a copy
of your original request and explaining your complaint. Please include
your full name and an address for correspondence.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Eoin Joyce

Resource Planning & Performance Manager

Customer Services and ICT Strategy Division

Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

 

' 020 8921 8931  À

*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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foi, Greenwich Borough Council

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Dear Ms Moy,

 

The reply to your Freedom of Information request is given below each
question.  I apologise for the delay in responding.

 

Under the The Freedom of Information Act 2000 would you please provide the
following information in respect of the years 2010 and 2013.

 

1) The average number of electively home educated children known to your
authority for each of the above years. 

 

2010/11 = 120   2012/13 = 220

 

2) The average number of children registered at a school in your area for
the above years. Please refer to

 

For 2010/11 = 2717  also refer to attached PDF page 14  

 

For 2012/13 -  please follow the link below:

 

[1]http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/downloa...
page 30

 

3) The number of children considered to be missing education (CME) in your
area for the above years.

 

For 2010/11 = 261  2012/13 = 218

 

4) The number of school attendance orders served on Home Educating
families for each of the above years (including how many children per
family).

 

For 2010/ 11 = 0   2012/13 =  1 child, 1 family

 

5) How many ESOs (Educational Supervision Orders) have been issued on Home
Educating Families  in your area for the above years (including how many
children per family).

 

For 2010/ 11 = 0   2012/13 = 0                     

 

6) The number of those families served school attendance orders which
resulted in court proceedings for each of the above years.

 

For 2010/ 11= 0   2012/13 = 0                     

 

7) The number of SAO prosecutions which were upheld for each of the above
years.

 

N/A

 

8) The number of SAO prosecutions that were revoked for each of the above
years.

 

N/A

                    

9) The number of SAO prosecutions for each of the above years that did not
proceed because they were dropped before the court date for each of the
above years and why each case was dropped.

 

N/A

 

If you are not satisfied with Royal Greenwich’s response to your request
you may ask for it to be reviewed. If you wish to do this, please write to
Gillian Palmer, Director of Children's Services , 1st Floor, The Woolwich
Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6HQ; enclosing a copy
of your original request and explaining your complaint. Please include
your full name and an address for correspondence.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Eoin Joyce

Resource Planning & Performance Manager

Customer Services and ICT Strategy Division

Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

 

' 020 8921 8931  À

*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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