Use of Unqualified Staff

Angela Sandles made this Freedom of Information request to Blackwood Comprehensive School, Gwent

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Dear Blackwood Comprehensive School, Gwent,

Please could you supply the following information-

For the week beginning November 13th 2017. The total number of lessons taught in the school for those five school days.

The total number of lessons where a qualified teacher was not present and unqualified staff were there during the lesson i.e., cover supervisors, teaching assistants. Please note this should NOT include any lessons taken by students on a teacher training course.

Thank you

Yours faithfully,

Angela Sandles

Dear Blackwood Comprehensive School, Gwent,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Blackwood Comprehensive School, Gwent's handling of my FOI request 'Use of Unqualified Staff'.

By law, I should have received a reply promptly and by the 15th December. Please can you review my request?

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

Thank you in anticipation
Yours faithfully,

Angela Sandles

Ward, Allison D, Blackwood Comprehensive School, Gwent

Good morning,

Apologies for the delay in responding to your request as outlined below:

"For the week beginning November 13th 2017. The total number of lessons taught in the school for those five school days.

The total number of lessons where a qualified teacher was not present and unqualified staff were there during the lesson i.e., cover supervisors, teaching assistants. Please note this should NOT include any lessons taken by students on a teacher training course"

I can confirm that the week beginning 17th November 2017, 1079 lessons were taught. All lessons were taught by qualified teachers.

Regards,

Mrs Allison Ward
Business Manager
Blackwood Comprehensive School
Ty Isha Terrace
Blackwood
NP12 1ER

Telephone: 01495 225566
Direct Line: 01495 235925

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Dear Ms Ward,
Thank you for your reply.

Yours sincerely,

Angela Sandles