Sexual offences in schools

Tom Bonnett made this Freedom of Information request to Argyll and Bute Council

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Dear Argyll and Bute Council,
Please could you provide the following information from the previous three school years - 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17:

What is the number of sexual offences committed by school pupils targeting teachers/members of staff? Please can you provide the ages of the pupils and teachers involved.

What is the number of sexual offences by school pupils targeting their peers on school grounds? Please can you provide the ages of the pupils involved.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Bonnett

Administrator, Argyll and Bute Council

Dear Tom Bonnett

Request for information: Freedom of Information request - Sexual offences
in schools

Thank you for your information request which we have logged as reference
argyllbuteir:8695.

It has been passed to the relevant service(s) for attention and you should
receive a response under either the Freedom of Information (Scot) Act 2002
or the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 by 2018-07-24
00:00:00.

Please quote the reference number above in any correspondence you may have
with the Council in regard to this request.

Regards

FOI Officer

Harper, Suzanne, Argyll and Bute Council

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Dear Mr Bonnett

 

Request for information: Freedom of Information request - Sexual offences
in schools

Reference: argyllbuteir:8695

 

I refer to your request for information which was dealt with in terms of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

 

What is the number of sexual offences committed by school pupils targeting
teachers/members of staff? Please can you provide the ages of the pupils
and teachers involved.

2014-2015: Nil

2015-2016: Nil

2016-2017: Nil

 

What is the number of sexual offences by school pupils targeting their
peers on school grounds? Please can you provide the ages of the pupils
involved.

2014-2015: Nil

2015-2016: Nil

2016-2017: 3 incidents within the secondary sector, which were all
reported to the police. 

1: Sharing intimate photos of self by private message (13 yrs)

2. Request to another pupil to share indecent images of self by message
(15 yrs)

3. Alleged physical sexual assault (14 yrs)  

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for information
has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review by writing to the
Executive Director Customer Services, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory,
Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT, or by email to [1][Argyll and Bute Council request email].

 

Your request for review must state your name and address for
correspondence, specify the request for information to which your request
for review relates and why you are dissatisfied with the response. 

 

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days after
the expiry of the 20 working day period for response to your initial
request by the Council, or not later than 40 working days after the
receipt by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or any
notification of refusal or partial refusal.

 

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in which the review has been dealt with you are entitled to make an
application to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle,
Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS (Tel: 01334 464610) for a
further review.  You can now do this online here -  
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal.  

 

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later than 6 months after the date of receipt by you of the notice or
decision you are dissatisfied with or within 6 months of the expiry of the
period of 20 working days from receipt by the Council of your request for
review.

 

Yours sincerely

 

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Suzanne Harper

Admin Officer

Argyll and Bute Council

Community Services: Education

Argyll House, Alexandra Parade, Dunoon, PA23 8AJ

 

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Tel: 01369 708527

 

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Administrator, Argyll and Bute Council


Dear Tom Bonnett

Request for information: The total number of teachers who were suspended
in secondary schools between September 2017 and July 2018.

Thank you for your information request which we have logged as reference
argyllbuteir:8968.

It has been passed to the relevant service(s) for attention and you should
receive a response under either the Freedom of Information (Scot) Act 2002
or the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 by 2018-09-26
00:00:00.

Please quote the reference number above in any correspondence you may have
with the Council in regard to this request.

Regards

FOI Officer

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relation to this request will be used only for the intended purpose -
please read the full privacy notice to find out more about how your
personal information will be handled, and your rights under data
protection legislation.

HR development, Argyll and Bute Council

Classification: OFFICIAL

Dear Mr Bonnett

 

Request for information: The total number of teachers who were suspended
in secondary schools between September 2017 and July 2018.

Reference: argyllbuteir:8968.

 

I refer to your request for information which was dealt with in terms of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

 

Please see the below  information in fulfilment of your request:

 

- The total number of teachers who were suspended in secondary schools
between September 2017 and July 2018 = 1

 

- The combined total number of days that these teachers in secondary
schools were suspended for. = 105 days

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for information
has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review by writing to the
Executive Director Customer Services, Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory,
Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT, or by email to [Argyll and Bute Council request email].

 

Your request for review must state your name and address for
correspondence, specify the request for information to which your request
for review relates and why you are dissatisfied with the response. 

 

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days after
the expiry of the 20 working day period for response to your initial
request by the Council, or not later than 40 working days after the
receipt by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or any
notification of refusal or partial refusal.

 

If you make an application for review and remain dissatisfied with the way
in which the review has been dealt with you are entitled to make an
application to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle,
Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS (Tel: 01334 464610) for a
further review.You can now do this online here -  
www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal.

 

You must make representation to the Scottish Information Commissioner no
later than 6 months after the date of receipt by you of the notice or
decision you are dissatisfied with or within 6 months of the expiry of the
period of 20 working days from receipt by the Council of your request for
review.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

IHR

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