I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to request the following information.
Please provide me with information relating to school exclusions over the 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 academic years.
• How many pupils for each school in the council area were given temporary exclusions for each academic year
• How many pupils for each school in the council area were given conditional exclusions for each academic year
• How many pupils for each school in the council area were given permanent exclusions for each academic year
• Please also state the reason for each exclusion.
If you have any queries about my request, please get in touch by e-mailing [email address] or by phone 01224 343426.
Thank you for contacting East Ayrshire Council. This is an automated
response to advise you that your email has been received and is now being
If you are making a Freedom of Information request, you will receive a
response within 20 working days.
If your enquiry concerns any other matter, your email will be passed to
the relevant section for appropriate action to be taken.
Request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
I refer to your correspondence dated 11 December 2019 requesting information in relation to school exclusions.
The Council is treating your request as a request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and can respond as attached.
Please note that East Ayrshire Council do not permanently exclude.
While a single pupil has been excluded, there could be multiple reasons given for that exclusion which will be detailed in the reasons tab.
I trust this information has been of assistance to you and I have attached a leaflet to confirm your rights.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information.
Service Support Coordinator
Economy and Skills
East Ayrshire Council
Tel: 01563 576140
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