Dear Wakefield City Council,

I would like to know the total Schools Block for schools in your Local Authority, the total High Needs Block and the amount of money transferred from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block or vice versa for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.

Yours faithfully,

Aisha Latif

freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

Dear Aisha Latif,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your email requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 11 October 2018. It is our intention to have the response delivered to you by 08 November 2018.

I would like to inform you that all requests submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 might be subject to exemption(s), which the Authority is entitled to apply to refuse the request.

Any future correspondence you may have in relation to this matter should be marked Private & Confidential and sent to the Senior Information Governance Officer, Information Management Team, County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW or e-mailed to [Wakefield City Council request email].

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Officer
Corporate Information Governance Team,
City Solicitor’s Office.
Wakefield MDC, County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW
Email: [Wakefield City Council request email]
Tel: 01924 306112

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freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

Dear Aisha Latif,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

 

I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry for information held by the
Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

Please find the response to your request below.

 

Transfer
from high
High Transfer from needs to  
School needs schools to high schools
Financial block               block needs               
year (£m) (£m)              (£m)  (£m)
Prior to April 2013 school funding reforms - see further  
2012/13 comment
2013/14 198.77 22.57 0.00 0.00  
2014/15 199.77 23.56 0.00 0.00  
2015/16 202.81 23.85 0.68 0.00  
2016/17 205.39 24.38 0.68 0.00  
2017/18 210.12 27.07 1.00 0.00  
2018/19 213.40 28.71 0.00 0.00  
 
Notes  
The high needs block is the total amount for the district and includes the
amount the ESFA pay directly to college/academy provisions
2012/13 was prior to the school funding reforms introduced from April 2013
and the DSG allocation was not split between schools & high needs

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any further queries
regarding this matter.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

City Solicitor’s Office

Wakefield MDC

Tel: 01924 306112

E-mail: [1][Wakefield City Council request email]

 

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Dear freedomofinformation,

Thank you for providing the FOI information requested - the formatting in the email means I have had to match the figures with the years and the blocks.

Can you confirm the transfers made from the schools block to the high needs block is as follows?

2015/16 0.68
2016/17 0.68
2017/18 1.00

Yours sincerely,

Aisha Latif

freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

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Dear Aisha Latif,

 

I would like to apologise for the oversight of the formatting in my
previous response.  I have now transferred the information into a
spreadsheet, which is attached for your information.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

City Solicitor’s Office

Wakefield MDC

Tel: 01924 306112

E-mail: [1][Wakefield City Council request email]

 

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