PRU Provision

DL Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Newport City Council

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Dear Newport City Council,

Could you please provide me with the following information.

1. How many registered Prus are there at the authority?

2. What is the age range covered by the Pru(s)?

3. How many students are registered in each PRU?

4. Of the number above, how many students are dual registered with their school and the Pru and how many are solely registered at a PRU?

5. What is the total cost to the authority of PRU type provision? If possible, please provide information for each unit and total spend.

6. What is the authority's policy regarding registration of learners at PRUs: specifically, what is the criteria for sole registration at a pru and in which curriculum year(s) does this happen.

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so what are the current categorisations for each unit?

8. Please provide statistics detailing the number of learners who were re- integrated back to mainstream education from a PRU for the last three years for which this data is available

9. Are any learners placed in Prus in other local authorities? If so, please provide totals of learners for the last three years for which you hold data.

10. How many learners of msinstream statutory age, 4-16, does the authority perceive to be being taught in the Educated Other than At School sector?

Yours faithfully,

DL Jones

City Contact Centre, Newport City Council

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Newport City Council

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you for your request for information about :

PRU Provision

Received on 31/10/2017

This request has been formally logged in our FOI management system and has been assigned the reference REQ05106.
You should receive a reply to your request within the statutory time limit of 20 working days.

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Yours sincerely,
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Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg, Saesneg neu yn y ddwy iaith. Byddwn yn cyfathrebu â chi yn ôl eich dewis. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi.

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Mae'r e-bost hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth y bwriedir ar gyfer y derbynnydd yn unig a gall fod yn gyfrinachol, yn destun ragorfraint gyfreithiol neu broffesiynol, neu fel arall wedi’i diogelu rhag cael ei rhyddhau. Os nad chi yw derbynnydd bwriadedig y neges hon, a fyddech cystal â rhoi gwybod i'r anfonwr ar unwaith a pheidio â datgelu, dosbarthu neu gopïo’r e-bost i unrhyw barti arall. Mae’r e-bost hon ac unrhyw ffeiliau atodedig yn eiddo i Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd.

Pan fyddwch yn anfon e-bost at Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd, rydych yn cydsynio i’r Cyngor fonitro a darllen unrhyw e-byst o’r fath at ddibenion cydymffurfio â diogelwch ac â deddfwriaeth. I weld yr ymwadiad llawn ewch i http://www.newport.gov.uk/ymwadiad

Jodi Pontin (Education Business Manager), Newport City Council

Dear DL Jones,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information which I have enclosed
below for ease of reference. Your request has been treated in accordance
with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and/or the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

 

I can confirm that we hold information that falls within the scope of your
request. The answers to your questions have been provided in Green Text
below.

 

Your Request :  FOI REQ05106

 

Under the freedom of information act 2000 I kindly request that you please
provide me with the following information:

 

1. How many registered Prus are there at the authority?

There is 1 PRU in the local authority

 

2. What is the age range covered by the Pru(s)?

Age range-from Foundation Phase to KS4 (4-16)

 

3. How many students are registered in each PRU?

95 students registered in the PRU

 

4. Of the number above, how many students are dual registered with their
school and the Pru and how many are solely registered at a PRU?

51 dual registered 44 single registered

 

5. What is the total cost to the authority of PRU type provision? If
possible, please provide information for each unit and total spend.

£987K

 

6. What is the authority's policy regarding registration of learners at
PRUs: specifically, what is the criteria for sole registration at a pru
and in which curriculum year(s) does this happen.

The main criteria for sole registration is if a pupil has been permanently
excluded

 

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so
what are the current categorisations for each unit?

Not subject to national categorization

 

8. Please provide statistics detailing the number of learners who were re-
integrated back to mainstream education from a PRU for the last three
years for which this data is available

Pupils reintegrated to mainstream:

2014/15 50 pupils 37%

2015/16 54 pupils 54%

2016/17 65 pupils 53%

 

9. Are any learners placed in Prus in other local authorities? If so,
please provide totals of learners for the last three years for which you
hold data.

No learners place in other PRU's in other authorities.

 

10.  How many learners of mainstream statutory age, 4-16, does the
authority perceive to be being taught in the Educated Other than At School
sector?

As of today 28/11/17 this is: 20 pupils total

 

I hope this provides the information you were looking for; if there is any
further information that we can provide, please submit a further request.
If you have any queries about this email or if you are unhappy with the
service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a
complaint or request a review of our decision, please contact me.

 

If you are not content with the subsequent 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
Councils complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

For future reference, all Freedom of Information requests can now be
submitted via the link below.

 

[1]www.newport.gov.uk/foi

 

Cofion gorau / Kind regards

Jodi Pontin

Rheolwr Busnes Addysg / Education Business Manager 

Addysg / Education

Cyngor Dinas Casnewydd / Newport City Council

 

 

Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg, Saesneg neu yn y ddwy
iaith. Byddwn yn cyfathrebu â chi yn ôl eich dewis. Ni fydd gohebu yn
Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi.

The Council welcomes correspondence in English or Welsh or both, and will
respond to you according to your preference. Corresponding in Welsh will
not lead to delay.

Disclaimer/Ymwadiad

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confidential, the subject of legal or professional privilege, or be
otherwise protected from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient
of this message, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose,
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Mae'r e-bost hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth y bwriedir ar gyfer y derbynnydd yn
unig a gall fod yn gyfrinachol, yn destun ragorfraint gyfreithiol neu
broffesiynol, neu fel arall wedi’i diogelu rhag cael ei rhyddhau. Os nad
chi yw derbynnydd bwriadedig y neges hon, a fyddech cystal â rhoi gwybod
i'r anfonwr ar unwaith a pheidio â datgelu, dosbarthu neu gopïo’r e-bost i
unrhyw barti arall. Mae’r e-bost hon ac unrhyw ffeiliau atodedig yn eiddo
i Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd.

Pan fyddwch yn anfon e-bost at Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd, rydych yn cydsynio
i’r Cyngor fonitro a darllen unrhyw e-byst o’r fath at ddibenion
cydymffurfio â diogelwch ac â deddfwriaeth. I weld yr ymwadiad llawn ewch
i http://www.newport.gov.uk/ymwadiad

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Jodi Pontin (Education Business Manager), Newport City Council

Dear DL Jones,

 

Please accept my apologies, question 7 was given incorrectly.

 

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so
what are the current categorisations for each unit?

It is currently yellow

 

Cofion gorau / Kind regards

Jodi Pontin

Rheolwr Busnes Addysg / Education Business Manager 

Addysg / Education

Cyngor Dinas Casnewydd / Newport City Council

 

 

 

 

From: Jodi Pontin (Education Business Manager)
Sent: 28 November 2017 15:26
To: '[FOI #441928 email]'
Subject: FOI REQ05106

 

Dear DL Jones,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information which I have enclosed
below for ease of reference. Your request has been treated in accordance
with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and/or the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

 

I can confirm that we hold information that falls within the scope of your
request. The answers to your questions have been provided in Green Text
below.

 

Your Request :  FOI REQ05106

 

Under the freedom of information act 2000 I kindly request that you please
provide me with the following information:

 

1. How many registered Prus are there at the authority?

There is 1 PRU in the local authority

 

2. What is the age range covered by the Pru(s)?

Age range-from Foundation Phase to KS4 (4-16)

 

3. How many students are registered in each PRU?

95 students registered in the PRU

 

4. Of the number above, how many students are dual registered with their
school and the Pru and how many are solely registered at a PRU?

51 dual registered 44 single registered

 

5. What is the total cost to the authority of PRU type provision? If
possible, please provide information for each unit and total spend.

£987K

 

6. What is the authority's policy regarding registration of learners at
PRUs: specifically, what is the criteria for sole registration at a pru
and in which curriculum year(s) does this happen.

The main criteria for sole registration is if a pupil has been permanently
excluded

 

7. Please confirm if PRUs are subject to national categorisation and if so
what are the current categorisations for each unit?

Not subject to national categorization

 

8. Please provide statistics detailing the number of learners who were re-
integrated back to mainstream education from a PRU for the last three
years for which this data is available

Pupils reintegrated to mainstream:

2014/15 50 pupils 37%

2015/16 54 pupils 54%

2016/17 65 pupils 53%

 

9. Are any learners placed in Prus in other local authorities? If so,
please provide totals of learners for the last three years for which you
hold data.

No learners place in other PRU's in other authorities.

 

10.  How many learners of mainstream statutory age, 4-16, does the
authority perceive to be being taught in the Educated Other than At School
sector?

As of today 28/11/17 this is: 20 pupils total

 

I hope this provides the information you were looking for; if there is any
further information that we can provide, please submit a further request.
If you have any queries about this email or if you are unhappy with the
service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a
complaint or request a review of our decision, please contact me.

 

If you are not content with the subsequent 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
Councils complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

For future reference, all Freedom of Information requests can now be
submitted via the link below.

 

[1]www.newport.gov.uk/foi

 

Cofion gorau / Kind regards

Jodi Pontin

Rheolwr Busnes Addysg / Education Business Manager 

Addysg / Education

Cyngor Dinas Casnewydd / Newport City Council

 

 

Mae’r Cyngor yn croesawu gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg, Saesneg neu yn y ddwy
iaith. Byddwn yn cyfathrebu â chi yn ôl eich dewis. Ni fydd gohebu yn
Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi.

The Council welcomes correspondence in English or Welsh or both, and will
respond to you according to your preference. Corresponding in Welsh will
not lead to delay.

Disclaimer/Ymwadiad

This email contains information intended for the addressee only and may be
confidential, the subject of legal or professional privilege, or be
otherwise protected from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient
of this message, please notify the sender immediately and do not disclose,
distribute or copy the email to any other party. This email and any
attached file are the property of Newport City Council.

When you email Newport City Council, you consent to the Council monitoring
and reading any such emails for the purposes of security and legislative
compliance. For the full disclaimer please access
http://www.newport.gov.uk/disclaimer.

Mae'r e-bost hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth y bwriedir ar gyfer y derbynnydd yn
unig a gall fod yn gyfrinachol, yn destun ragorfraint gyfreithiol neu
broffesiynol, neu fel arall wedi’i diogelu rhag cael ei rhyddhau. Os nad
chi yw derbynnydd bwriadedig y neges hon, a fyddech cystal â rhoi gwybod
i'r anfonwr ar unwaith a pheidio â datgelu, dosbarthu neu gopïo’r e-bost i
unrhyw barti arall. Mae’r e-bost hon ac unrhyw ffeiliau atodedig yn eiddo
i Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd.

Pan fyddwch yn anfon e-bost at Gyngor Dinas Casnewydd, rydych yn cydsynio
i’r Cyngor fonitro a darllen unrhyw e-byst o’r fath at ddibenion
cydymffurfio â diogelwch ac â deddfwriaeth. I weld yr ymwadiad llawn ewch
i http://www.newport.gov.uk/ymwadiad

References

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1. http://www.newport.gov.uk/foi