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Freedom of Information Request

Data re Home Education

Received: 15 January 2024

I would like to request the following information under the freedom of information act…1.On October census day in 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019, how many children and young people were you aware of being electively home educated in your local area?2.Of these, what proportion were known to have an education, health and care plan or statement of special educational need.3.How many formal notifications for elective home education were made in each of the last five academic years (2022-23, 2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20 and 2018-19)4.During each of the last five academic years, how many local children were known to be electively home educated at any point across the academic year (the cumulative total)?5.In the academic years 2022-23, 2021-22, 2018-19 and 2017-18, how much income did the council receive from penalty notices for unauthorised school absences?

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  • Response (some not held) - application/pdf - Download