Dear Department for Education,
Please can you provide a list of details of the Virtual Schools in the country. I am hoping to contact the heads and ask them about the benefits of being a Virtual School.
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Dear Laraine Clark
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Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 20 July
2020. You requested: ‘Please can you provide a list of details of the
Virtual Schools in the country. I am hoping to contact the heads and ask
them about the benefits of being a Virtual School.
I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Attached is a copy with information you requested about Virtual School
Heads in England by, and with permission of, the National Association of
Virtual School Heads (http://navsh.org.uk/). NAVSH has advised that the
list provided does not contain contacts for all local authorities in
England, since fourteen of them are not members of NAVSH. Please note that
this government department does not hold a list of the contact details for
the Virtual School Heads in England.
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