Dear Aberbargoed Primary School, Caerphilly,

Please could you supply the following information-

For the week beginning December 4th 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.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Knights

Aberbargoed Primary, Aberbargoed Primary School, Caerphilly

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Dear Aberbargoed Primary,

You are the sixth Caerphilly Primary School to answer with a one word answer. This has been reported to the Information Commissioners' Office. Please answer the two questions in full.

Yours sincerely,

Richard Knights

Aberbargoed Primary, Aberbargoed Primary School, Caerphilly

In the week requested there were somewhere in the region of 140 planned teaching sessions across the statutory school age range pupil.
None were covered by unqualified staff

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Dear Aberbargoed Primary,

Were all the lessons covered by staff with QTS?

Yours sincerely,

Richard Knights

Aberbargoed Primary, Aberbargoed Primary School, Caerphilly

Dear Mr Knights,
School has responded to your request in full. Read your request and the school's response. None were qualified by unqualified staff, ergo they had QTS

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Aberbargoed Primary, Aberbargoed Primary School, Caerphilly

Mr Knights,
Your requests raises other interesting questions about staffing and funding levels and how schools manage this.
I'm happy to have a discussion with you about these if you think that might be informative for you.
Kind regards
David Lewis

01443875512

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