SEN COSTS, month of birth, gender, primary need - 2011-2012 & 2012-2013

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please provide the following information for years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 respectively in relation to your Local Authority(LA) maintained/state-funded mainstream schools (not special schools, pupil referral units or out-of borough pupils):

1) SEN WITHOUT STATEMENT & COSTS
The percentage of pupils with SEN without statement by month of birth and gender in:

a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools

and the financial cost to your LA in relation to providing additional support for these pupils whether by the level of funding provided to school budgets and/or the level of funding held centrally (preferably by month of birth and gender):

a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary

2) SEN WITH STATEMENT & COSTS
The percentage of pupils with SEN with statement by month of birth and gender in:

a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools

and the financial cost to your LA in relation to providing additional support for these pupils whether by the level of funding provided to school budgets and/or the level of funding held centrally (preferably by month of birth and gender):

a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary

3) PRIMARY TYPE OF NEED - SEN WITHOUT STATEMENT

The percentage of pupils by gender and their age in reception class or age in Year 7 at the start of the academic with each primary type of need listed below with SEN without statement in
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools;

• Specific Learning Difficulty
• Moderate Learning Difficulty
• Severe Learning Difficulty
• Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
• Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty
• Speech Language and Communication Difficulty
• Hearing Impairment
• Visual Impairment
• Multi-Sensory Impairment
• Physical Disability
• Autistic Spectrum Disorder
• Other Difficulty/Disability

4) PRIMARY TYPE OF NEED - SEN WITH STATEMENT

The percentage of pupils by gender and their age in reception class or age in Year 7 at the start of the academic year with each primary type of need listed below with SEN with statement in
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools;

• Specific Learning Difficulty
• Moderate Learning Difficulty
• Severe Learning Difficulty
• Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
• Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulty
• Speech Language and Communication Difficulty
• Hearing Impairment
• Visual Impairment
• Multi-Sensory Impairment
• Physical Disability
• Autistic Spectrum Disorder
• Other Difficulty/Disability

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Melson

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

I haven't received a reply as yet. Is anyone working on this request?

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Melson

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

I can confirm that this request is being dealt with and have today chased the department concerned for their response.

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

No response received as yet; still outstanding and long overdue.

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Melson

Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'SEN COSTS, month of birth, gender, primary need - 2011-2012 & 2012-2013'.

My request is long overdue.

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

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Melson

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Michelle

I am writing to respond to your freedom of information request recently
received.  This request has been handled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

The response to your request is detailed below.

Could you please provide the following information for years 2011-2012 and
2012-2013 respectively in relation to your Local Authority(LA)
maintained/state-funded mainstream schools (not special schools, pupil
referral units or out-of borough pupils):
1) SEN WITHOUT STATEMENT & COSTS (The Council does not hold this
information).
The percentage of pupils with SEN without statement by month of birth and
gender in:
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools
and the financial cost to your LA in relation to providing additional
support for these pupils whether by the level of funding provided to
school budgets and/or the level of funding held centrally (preferably by
month of birth and gender):
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary
2) SEN WITH STATEMENT & COSTS
The percentage of pupils with SEN with statement by month of birth and
gender in (The Council does not hold this information by month of birth
and gender) :
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
Pupil numbers as at January 2011 census (2011/12 FY) 1.12%
Pupil numbers as at January 2012 census (2012/13 FY) 1.13%
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools
Pupil numbers as at January 2011 census (2011/12 FY) 1.89%
Pupil numbers at at January 2012 census (2012/13 FY) 2.07%
and the financial cost to your LA in relation to providing additional
support for these pupils whether by the level of funding provided to
school budgets and/or the level of funding held centrally (preferably by
month of birth and gender): (The Council does not hold this information
by month of birth and gender. The amounts shown below is total level of
funding provided to the schools at the start of the 2011/12 FY and 2012/13
FY for both questions a and b)
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary
2011/12 FY £3,378,648
2012/13 FY £3,604,949
3) PRIMARY TYPE OF NEED - SEN WITHOUT STATEMENT (The Council does not
hold this information)
The percentage of pupils by gender and their age in reception class or age
in Year 7 at the start of the academic with each primary type of need
listed below with SEN without statement in
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools;
• Specific Learning Difficulty
• Moderate Learning Difficulty
• Severe Learning Difficulty
• Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty • Behaviour, Emotional and
Social Difficulty • Speech Language and Communication Difficulty • Hearing
Impairment • Visual Impairment • Multi-Sensory Impairment • Physical
Disability • Autistic Spectrum Disorder • Other Difficulty/Disability
4) PRIMARY TYPE OF NEED - SEN WITH STATEMENT (The Council does not hold
this information by gender, reception class or Year 7. The Council does
not have historical data of each primary need). However, in January 2011
and January 2012 (source SEN2 return), the Council maintained the
following statements:
January 2011 - out of a total of 1282 statements, 628 attended a
maintained mainstream school.
January 2012 - out of a total of 1279 statements, 574 attended a
maintained mainstream school
The percentage of pupils by gender and their age in reception class or age
in Year 7 at the start of the academic year with each primary type of need
listed below with SEN with statement in (The Council does not have
historical data of primary need)
a) your LA maintained/state-funded primary schools and
b) your LA maintained/state-funded secondary schools;
• Specific Learning Difficulty
• Moderate Learning Difficulty
• Severe Learning Difficulty
• Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty • Behaviour, Emotional and
Social Difficulty • Speech Language and Communication Difficulty • Hearing
Impairment • Visual Impairment • Multi-Sensory Impairment • Physical
Disability • Autistic Spectrum Disorder • Other Difficulty/Disability
 
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Resources Directorate
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