Truancy Statistics

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Dear The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College, Stourbridge,

I would like to make a FIO request based on statistics of school attendance and truancy.

I would like the following information:

1- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2013-2014? What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that number represent?

2- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2014-2015? What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that number represent?

3- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2015-2016? What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that number represent?

4- How many parents/students have so far, as of today (29/12/16) been reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2016-2017? What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that number represent?

Yours faithfully,

Dave Scotford

info, The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College, Stourbridge

Mr D Scotford

Email return address:

 

 

[FOI #379398 email]

 

 

9^th January 2017

 

 

Dear Mr Scotford

 

 

Freedom Of Information Act 2000 - Information Request

 

Your request for information received on 4^th January 2017 has now been
considered.

 

You request and our response.

 

1- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2013-2014?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

Unfortunately we do not have the information available for the academic
year 2013/14.

2- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2014-2015?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

19 referrals (0.025%)

3- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2015-2016?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

42 referrals (0.056%)

4- How many parents/students have so far, as of today (30/12/16) been
reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues
during the academic year 2016-2017? What percentage of the overall student
population at the time does that number represent?
25 referrals (0.033%)

 

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a comment or complaint, or request a review of
the decision, you should write to the Chair of Governors, Mr I Grosvenor,
c/o The Wordsley School, Brierley Hill Road, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8
5SP.

 

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.  Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by The Wordsley School.

 

The Information Commissioner may be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF

Telephone:   01625 545 700

 www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Mr M Lambert

Headteacher

The Wordsley School

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From: Dave Scotford <[FOI #379398 email]>
Sent: 30 December 2016 20:18:18
To: info
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Truancy Statistics
 
Dear The Wordsley School Business & Enterprise & Music College,
Stourbridge,

I would like to make a FIO request based on statistics of school
attendance and truancy.

I would like the following information:

1- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2013-2014?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

2- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2014-2015?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

3- How many parents/students were reported/referred to the local council
because of suspected truancy issues during the academic year 2015-2016?
What percentage of the overall student population at the time does that
number represent?

4- How many parents/students have so far, as of today (29/12/16) been
reported/referred to the local council because of suspected truancy issues
during the academic year 2016-2017? What percentage of the overall student
population at the time does that number represent?

Yours faithfully,

Dave Scotford

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