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Dear Thurrock Borough Council,

Regarding placements at Treetops school for children who live outside the borough and have subsequently been refused a place:

1. Has Thurrock La had to admit a child via a tribunal order for a placement at Treetops School for a child living outside of the borough?

2. If so how many?

3. How many tribunal hearings has Thurrock attended regarding a placement at Treetops for children outside of the borough?

4. How many requests for a placement here did the La receive during 2020 for KS1 ?

5. How many of these were refused?

6. How many children are currently in VB2?
7. How many children are currently in VB3?

Yours faithfully,

Claire Benson

Information.Matters@thurrock.gov.uk, Thurrock Borough Council

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Dear Ms Benson,

Thank you for your recent communication which is being managed in line
with the Freedom of Information Act under the above reference number.  The
details of your request are outlined below together with the council’s
response.

Your request

Regarding placements at Treetops school for children who live outside the
borough and have subsequently been refused a place:

1. Has Thurrock La had to admit a child via a tribunal order for a
placement at Treetops School for a child living outside of the borough?
2. If so how many?
3. How many tribunal hearings has Thurrock attended regarding a placement
at Treetops for children outside of the borough?
4. How many requests for a placement here did the La receive during 2020
for KS1 ?
5. How many of these were refused?
6. How many children are currently in VB2?
7. How many children are currently in VB3?

Our Response

1.    No

2.    0

3.    From 2015 to present – Fewer than 5 (see below)

4.    7

5.    All, due to oversubscription of places.

6.    10, confirmed by Treetops School

7.    10, Confirmed by Treetops School

 

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Dear [email address],

Thank you for your response. Could you then please confirm how many children living outside the borough have received a placement at Treetops school and tribunal wasn’t needed.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

Information.Matters@thurrock.gov.uk, Thurrock Borough Council

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Dear Ms Benson,

 

Further to your email below in respect of the above FOI.  Please can you
provide a time period for which you require this data to enable us to
proceed with your request.

 

Many thanks

 

Tina Barrell

 

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From: Claire Benson <[7][FOI #691172 email]>
Sent: 09 October 2020 19:30
To: [8][email address]
Subject: Re: FOI 10283 RESPONSE

 

Dear [9][email address],

Thank you for your response. Could you then please confirm how many
children living outside the borough have received a placement at Treetops
school and tribunal wasn’t needed.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

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Dear [email address],

If you could respond within 10 working days.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

Information.Matters@thurrock.gov.uk, Thurrock Borough Council

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Dear Ms Benson,

 

Apologies for the confusion but we meant a time period for the information
you have requested, for example 2018-2019.

 

Kind regards,

 

Fatma Mohamed l Information Governance apprentice l HR, OD &
Transformation

[1]thurrock.gov.uk l l t +44 (0) 1375 652649 l Ext 52342

Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex RM17 6SL

 

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From: Claire Benson <[FOI #691172 email]>
Sent: 16 October 2020 23:44
To: [email address]
Subject: Re: FOI 10283 RESPONSE

 

Dear [7][email address],

If you could respond within 10 working days.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

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Dear [email address],

Apologies. I am requesting from 2015 to date.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

Information.Matters@thurrock.gov.uk, Thurrock Borough Council

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Dear Ms Benson,

 

Please see response below.

 

The numbers below represent the number of out of borough placements since
2016:

 

2020 – 14

2019 – 13

2018 – 17

2017 – 19

2016 – 20

 

Please note that there are currently no information for 2015, as the
school only has records from when it became an academy in 2016.

 

Kind regards,

 

Fatma Mohamed l Information Governance apprentice l HR, OD &
Transformation

[1]thurrock.gov.uk l l t +44 (0) 1375 652649 l Ext 52342

Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex RM17 6SL

 

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From: Claire Benson <[FOI #691172 email]>
Sent: 19 October 2020 10:48
To: [email address]
Subject: RE: FOI 10283 RESPONSE

 

Dear [7][email address],

Apologies. I am requesting from 2015 to date.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Benson

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