Use of unqualified staff

Richard Knights made this Freedom of Information request to Caedraw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil

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Dear Caedraw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

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.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Knights

FOI (Freedom of Information), Caedraw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil

Dear Sir/Madam


RE:     Freedom Of Information Act 2000 – INFORMATION Request


Further to your request made on 9^th November 2017, we cannot sufficiently
identify the information you have requested from the details you have
provided.  To help us respond to your request could you please clarify the
following point:


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


Do you want to know how many lessons are planned for this week?


Once we receive this we will consider your request and you will receive
the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working
days, unless the information is exempt or we require additional time to
consider whether disclosure is in the public interest in accordance with
Section 2 of the Freedom of Information Act.


You can find out more about the Act from the Information Commissioner at:


Information Commissioner’s Office (Wales)

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Yours faithfully


Swyddog Datgelu Data a Chofnodion/Data Disclosure and Records Officer

Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth/Information Governance Team

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful/Merthyr Tydfil County Borough


Canolfan Dinesig/Civic Centre

Stryd Y Castell/Castle Street

Merthyr Tudful/Merthyr Tydfil

CF47 8AN/CF47 8AN

Ffon/Tel: 01685 725000

E-bost/E-mail: [3][Caedraw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil request email]


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Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful
Canolfan Dinesig
Stryd Y Castell
Merthyr Tudful
CF47 8AN

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Dear FOI (Freedom of Information),

Please could you respond to this request. I have asked for an internal review to give you more time. Please note, it is a legal requirement to respond to Freedom of Information requests.

Yours sincerely,

Richard Knights