FOI disclosure log

FOI disclosure log


Information about transgendered students in your local education authority area

(FOI-55) - Requested: 17 May 2018

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I am writing to request the following information about transgendered students in your local education authority area. 1. How many transgender students currently attend schools in your local education authority area? 2. How many transgender students have attended schools in your local education authority area i...

EMNSA admissions - Follow up to FOI 1622

(FOI-2038) - Requested: 28 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

1. The number of applications for entry to schools this academic year (2018/19) which requested special consideration for a child’s exceptional medical or social needs, broken down by primary and secondary schools. 2. The number of applications for entry to schools which requested special consideration for a child’s exceptional medica...

FOI Request

(FOI-23) - Requested: 14 May 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

My name is John. I am a reporter with ********. I would like to ask for the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. Responses can be sent to this email address. If anyone has any questions I can be contacted on **********. How many school improvement officers did your authority employ in 2010/11? How many local authority maintai...

Home educated children

(FOI-147) - Requested: 30 May 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello I would like to know: A. The number of persons in the local authority of compulsory school age who are, or claimed to be, electively home educated and who have been either suspected or found to be involved in child abuse, neglect, forced marriage, sexual exploitation, radicalisation or domestic servitude. B. How many (if any) Serious...

Elective Home Education

(FOI-172) - Requested: 30 May 2018

Freedom Of Information Request: Elective Home Education I am researching Elective Home Education and would be very grateful if you could assist by providing the following information: 1) Does your Local Education Authority (LEA) operate a voluntary registration scheme for pupils undergoing elective home education (EHE)? 2) Does your LEA operate a c...

Elective Home Education (EHE) (6 questions)

(FOI-194) - Requested: 30 May 2018

Dear Hackney Council, Freedom Of Information Request: Elective Home Education I am researching Elective Home Education and would be very grateful if you could assist by providing the following information: 1) Does your Local Education Authority (LEA) operate a voluntary registration scheme for pupils undergoing elective home education (EHE)? 2) Doe...

Any recent data you have showing the differences in achievement for Hackney pupils obtaining 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, according to their ethnicity. I am especially interested in Congolese children.

(FOI-202) - Requested: 05 June 2018

I would like to request any recent data you have showing the differences in achievement for Hackney pupils obtaining 5 A*–C grades at GCSE, according to their ethnicity e.g. White British/Indian/Chinese/Nigerian/Congolese etc. I"m particularly interested in Congolese pupils. ...

Children Missing Education - Local Authority Process *****

(FOI-229) - Requested: 06 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

6 June 2018 (see the attached) Dear CME Team We are making this Freedom of Information request as we are aware that there is a variation in Children Missing Education processes across Local Authorities in England and we are considering how our processes compare with other Local Authorities nationally. Please see spreadsheet attached which includes ...

Total cost of transporting registered children in 2016/17 academic year

(FOI-268) - Requested: 12 June 2018 REFUSED (ALL)

12/06/18 I would like to request the following information. I would like the answer in electronic format, and specifically as a spreadsheet (ods or xls), send to the email address ***.***@***.com. My address and contact details: ***. DETAILS OF REQUEST: What was the total cost to your council in the 2016/17 academic year of transporting children re...

The decision to defer school entry taken on 9 March 2018 by HLT (6 questions)

(FOI-282) - Requested: 15 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

At a panel meeting held on 9 March 2018 at Hackney Learning Trust, decisions were made in relation requests to defer the school start. In relation to that meeting: 1. How many requests were considered by the panel in total? 2. How many requests related to 'summer born' children? 3. Did all requests relate to when the children would start school (as...

School Counsellors

(FOI-384) - Requested: 28 June 2018 REFUSED (PART)

Dear Sir or Madam, Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. This request concerns school counsellors For each question I am seeking information for each of the following time periods: i) 2014/15 ii) 2015/16 iii) 2016/17 iv) ...

Personal injury compensation to students

(FOI-301) - Requested: 15 June 2018 NIL RESPONSE

15/06/2018 Compensation claims for personal injuries to students 1. In the last financial year (2017/18) how much money did you pay to students, who attended school under your authority"s responsibility, as compensation for personal injuries? 2. How many individual claims did this represent? 3. For all payments in excess of £2,000 please stat...

Summer-born children reception admissions

(FOI-322) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, 1. How many requests in total has Hackney Borough Council / Hackney Learning Trust received pertaining to "admission of children outside their normal age group" from parents of summer born children regarding entry into reception class at compulsory school age for the school year 2018-19? 2. How many of these requ...

Academy Schools

(FOI-338) - Requested: 21 June 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Please answer the below under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please complete the below table, or see attached. The table asks for: . names of all local-authority run schools charged by the local authority for the costs of converting to an academy . how much each school was charged for the cost of conversion . the total cost to the council of ...

Re: Freedom of information (FOI) request

(FOI-360) - Requested: 26 June 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

NB. Please disregard the freedom of information request made on 25 June 2018 I am writing to make a Freedom of Information request regarding the following information of secondary schools in the Borough of Hackney, and of Academies who, under the authority of the Council, have reporting obligations to the Council with respect to the requeste...

CSE grades, from 2008 to present

(FOI-469) - Requested: 08 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I would like any data you have showing the difference in GCSE grades, from 2008 to present, for Hackney pupils according to their ethnicity. I"m particularly interested in the 5 A*-C or levels 9-4 grades for Congolese pupils. ...

Schools with defibrillators

(FOI-475) - Requested: 06 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear who it may concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: The number and percentage of schools with defibrillators in your area. I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies. If this...

Bullying

(FOI-476) - Requested: 06 July 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear who it may concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: Please provide details of how many (a) racist incidents and (b) homophobic, transphobic and biphobic incidents have been recorded in (i) primary and (ii) secondar...

Early education and childcare settings runs by Hackney

(FOI-482) - Requested: 12 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear FOI Officer: This is a request for information filed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request that you provide me with the following information: How many maintained early education and childcare settings your LA runs and have registered on the Ofsted EYR, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The name, address and p...

Freedom of Information request - School cluster group request

(FOI-591) - Requested: 24 July 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I wish to make a formal request under the freedom of information act to obtain information for school cluster groups including if available, the cluster chairs that are within your local authority. Please advise the following information please: - The cluster group names and how many schools are comprised within t...

Elective Home Education - Outsourcing

(FOI-626) - Requested: 28 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, This is a request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Has the local authority outsourced all or any part of its duties and responsibilities in relation to Elective Home Education to third party organisations in the years (from 1st January to 31st December) 2016, 2017 and to the date of this FOI? Please spe...

Freedom of Information request - Education Placement

(FOI-740) - Requested: 02 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council,Please can you provide me with the name of the current educational placement (school) of any young people, 16 years of age and under, with educational health care (ehc) plans or statements, placed in independent or non-maintained provision?Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like you to supply me with the...

Minimum per-pupil funding level

(FOI-581) - Requested: 18 July 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello, this is a Freedom of Information request. The Department for Education has stated that, from 2018-19, every school will attract a “minimum per-pupil funding level”. In 2018-19, this will be £4,600 per secondary pupil, and £3,300 per primary pupil. This will rise the following year. The DfE has also said that ...

Section 6A free school presumption process

(FOI-644) - Requested: 26 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL)

FAO: Hackney local education authority/Hackney FoI department Good morning, I am researching the effect of the Section 6A free school presumption process in identifying new school need. Can you please send me: Links to or copies off all specifications published by Hackney local education authority since 2012 under Section 6A of the Educati...

Children missing education

(FOI-650) - Requested: 27 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to receive information regarding children aged 16 and under not in education, defined as “children missing education are children of compulsory school age who are not registered pupils at a school and are not receiving suitable...

School Exclusions

(FOI-668) - Requested: 30 July 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (ALL), LINKS PROVIDED

To Whom It May Concern, I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please send me: The total number of Pupil Referral Unit places funded in London Borough of Hackney for the academic year 2016-17 The total number of pupils on the roll of Pu...

Schools Admission

(FOI-1135) - Requested: 06 August 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Hi there,I would like to request the following information, or as much of it that isheld and available, from the Local Education Authority for each of theindividual academic years: 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and2017-18.1. The number of investigations carried out (or commissioned) by the LEAinto suspected fraudulent school place ap...

Cost of transporting pupils with SEND to and from school by taxi

(FOI-1132) - Requested: 03 August 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam, Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I am seeking the following information about the cost of transporting pupils with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) to and from their schools please: Names of taxi companies used (If it is not possible to provide names of taxi companies, please list them as Compan...

Assaults on school staff

(FOI-1305) - Requested: 24 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Number of incidents where school support staff have been - physically assaulted - verbally abused - both simultaneously in LEA schools in Hackney ...

FOI Request: Schools allocations

(FOI-1254) - Requested: 16 August 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Team, Please could you provide me with the following data based on primary school allocations made on national offer day in April 2018. I would like the information broken down at WARD level. 1) The number of children allocated their FIRST CHOICE primary school 2) The number of children allocated their SECOND CHOICE primary school 3) The numbe...

Assaults on teachers

(FOI-1307) - Requested: 16 August 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Under the FOI Act, please could I request the following information: 1) What was the total number or reported instances, between 2013 to 2018, broken down for each school year, of teachers being attacked by pupils. For example: 2013/14 = 14 2014/15 = 12 2015/16 = etc 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2) If possible, could this be broken down into the type of...

Freedom of Information request - School admissions and oversubscription 2018

(FOI-1347) - Requested: 30 August 2018 LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please could you provide me with the following information relating to school admissions for every state school or state school site within your local authority on national offer day 2018: 1. The name of the school or school site 2. The DfE number or URN of the school 3. Whether the school was oversubscribe...

Freedom of information request, gender neutral facilities

(FOI-1354) - Requested: 30 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to be provided with the following information: - The schools under your control which have gender neutral toilet facilities for pupils, and whether or not single sex toilet facilities are also available. - In schools in which there are gender neutral toilet facilities, when were these facilities installed, and ...

Freedom of information request, gender neutral facilities

(FOI-1356) - Requested: 30 August 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to be provided with the following information: - The schools under your control which have gender neutral toilet facilities for pupils, and whether or not single sex toilet facilities are also available. - In schools in which there are gender neutral toilet facilities, when were these facilities installed, a...

FOI Request: Daubney School SATs

(FOI-1516) - Requested: 19 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Why were Daubney school
s 2018 SATS annulled? ...


Council-run schools - school revenue outturns

(FOI-2045) - Requested: 27 November 2018 GRANTED (PART)

Dear Sir/Madam I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. For each financial year from 2013/14 to 2017/18, please provide a spreadsheet - my strong preference is for an Excel file or CSV - showing the following: a list of all council-run schools (i.e. not academies, free schools, private sch...

Freedom of Information request - School Spend Data For 2017-2018

(FOI-1446) - Requested: 11 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, Please can you provide me with the 2016/17 school spend on agency supply staff in the borough of Hackney from the data you have available? I would prefer to receive the information in excel spread sheet format, with considerable focus on Primary, Secondary, SEN and Nursery school spend data including E1-E31 in...

School entry Screening

(FOI-1518) - Requested: 18 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom this may concern, My name is . I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. For the reply please write to 1. Please confirm which of the following Service"s Public Health in your Authority currently commissions o School entry vision screening o School entry hearing scree...

Isolation Booth

(FOI-1521) - Requested: 18 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Officer Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you provide me with: The number of schools within the authority which use isolation or consequence booths (also sometimes known as 'matrix room' booths). Please send me the data requested in the form of an Excel spreadsheet or as a csv file. If you ar...

Freedom of Information request - Schools Block to High Needs Block Transfers

(FOI-1558) - Requested: 25 September 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I would like to know the total Schools Block for schools in Hackney, the total High Needs Block and the amount of money transferred from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block or vice versa for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19. Yours faithfully, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1566) - Requested: 26 September 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

I am conducting a research on SEMH Education in London and the South East. I would like to find out the need, space availability, funding, the commissioning process etc. I would like to request for the following information from your local authority under the Freedom of Information act. Your support will be greatly appreciated. How much SEMH places...

FOI Request: Primary School Staff

(FOI-1608) - Requested: 30 September 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, REFUSED (PART)

Could you please provide the following information? 1. What is the role of an executive principal and executive head in the Primary Advantage Federation? 2. What is the annual salary Sian Davies is paid by the Hackney Learning Trust for her role as Executive Principal of Primary Advantage Federation ? 3. Could you provide a staff list at the Hackne...

FOI Request: Pupil Referral Units

(FOI-1616) - Requested: 01 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART)

Dear FOI officer, I"m emailing regarding an FOI request for which I believe you"ll have the data available. Please provide me with: A) The total number of students in pupil referral units B) The number of students in pupil referral units whose first language is not English C) The number of students in pupil referral units who are of an ethnic minor...

FOI Request: Numbers of schoolteachers

(FOI-1619) - Requested: 02 October 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear LEA, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. Please tell me: 1. How many full-time primary and secondary school teachers were employed in your LEA in 2015/16. 2016/17, and 2017/18. 2. How many full-time primary and secondary school teachers are projected to be employed in your LEA in ...

Freedom of Information request - Supply and Support Cover Spend

(FOI-1674) - Requested: 09 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Dear Hackney Borough Council, I am interested in the amounts paid by each school in Kent to third parties in relation to supply teacher & support staff cover. My hope is to receive an electronic breakdown of amounts paid through the department"s purchase ledger by school. Notes: 1. The information I require for each school is: School Name; 2....

school year over the past 5 - stopped children going outside because of concerns about air pollution levels

(FOI-1711) - Requested: 11 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Hi, Please can you tell me - on how many days in each school year over the past 5 years schools in your council area have stopped children from going outside because of concerns about air pollution levels. Please list the school and the number of occasions in each year how many schools in your area have installed air pollution monito...

Number of children known to you as being electively home educated

(FOI-1722) - Requested: 12 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Information Officer, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA). Please feel free to pass on this email to whomever is best placed to meet this request. If any clarification of this request is required please do not hesitate to contact me using the details below to discuss, rather than waiting until th...

Queensbridge primary school - appeals

(FOI-1762) - Requested: 10 October 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

To whom It may concern, To gather my appeal documents I need Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I wish to request the following information from Queensbridge primary school are as followed; -A list of all successful and unsuccessful appeals for reception to year 6 to 2011-2018 -I would like to know if the school has admitte...

FOI Request: Teacher retention rates

(FOI-2247) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Please will you supply me with all information/data you hold with regard to teacher recruitment and retention rates over the last 6 years. Paper and electronic formats are acceptable. Thank you. ...

FOI Request: Contractors at Tiger Way

(FOI-2248) - Requested: 17 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Under the Freedom of Information act please could I request a full list of all the sub-contractors/suppliers that were involved working on the Tiger Way, Hackney - Primary School & 90 Flats under the main contractors McLaren Construction Limited Head Office. These details can be found in the health & safety documents (which is a requirement by l...

Pupil Premium funding spend

(FOI-1784) - Requested: 22 October 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (PART)

Dear Colleagues We are unable to paste the request into Infreemation at the moment . Please refer to the attached for the initial request. Regards Information Management Team ...

Schools Safety

(FOI-1787) - Requested: 22 October 2018 LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

To whom it may concern, I am submitting a request under the Freedom of Information Act. My questions are: 1) How many primary schools in the local authority have knife arches or metal detector installed? - Please specify which 2)How many secondary schools in the local authority have knife arches or metal detector installed? - Pleas...

School and Academy Spending

(FOI-1823) - Requested: 30 October 2018 NIL RESPONSE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Dear Colleagues, We are conducting research into the costs of the middle tiers between the DfE and schools: the Local Authority and the academies system. The one-page attachment gives further detail. We have done our best to obtain the information we require from publicly available sources, but we would be very grateful for your assistance wi...

Schools - racist incidents

(FOI-1864) - Requested: 05 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

How many racist incidents have been reported in schools in your local authority area for the past five years (2014,2015,2016,2017 and 2018 so far)? Please break this down by year and say whether the incident occured in a) primary or b) secondary schools. Please also say whether the person committing the offence was a) teacher or b) pupil a...

Primary School Application Information

(FOI-2047) - Requested: 29 November 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

*I
m getting in touch to make a request for information regarding Primary School applications under the Freedom of Information Act.I
d like to know the following please: - How many applications did you receive, in total, for September 2018 admission to Reception class?- How many of those applications were received late (after the deadline...


Audited Schools

(FOI-1922) - Requested: 12 November 2018

Dear sir/madam, Please see the below request for information under the FOI act.. Please can you provide a date for the last time each LA maintained school in your area was last audited by the council. Failing this, please could you tell me how many schools have not been audited since November 2013 (five years ago). Also, for each of...

FOI Request - Secondary Schools

(FOI-1947) - Requested: 19 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello,I would like to make a FOI request:"How many school days have been cancelled at primary schools within the borough as a result of the temperature in the classrooms being below the legal standard? For each of the academic years: 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17. If this information is already available for the academic year 2017/18, please include it...

FOI Request

(FOI-1948) - Requested: 18 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, NOT HELD (ALL)

Hello, I would like to make an FOI request. 'What percentage of home-schooled children received each grade at Year 6 SATs? (e.g. 30% received an A, 12% received a B etc). For the following academic years 2014/15; 2015/16; 2016/17; 2017/18.' Kind regards, ...

FOI Request

(FOI-1951) - Requested: 19 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NOT HELD (ALL)

Do you apply a financial penalty to schools or academies for pupil exclusions? If yes, what is the criteria for the penalty to be applied, and what is the value of the penalty per excluded pupil? Could you please provide the total of all penalties applied in the latest available academic or financial year? Please could you provide the total number ...

Freedom of Information Request - Regarding School Counsellors

(FOI-1988) - Requested: 23 November 2018 NOT HELD (ALL)

Freedom of Information Office Hackney Council Information Management Team 4th Floor, Hackney Service Centre 1 Hillman Street London E8 1DY 23/11/2018 Dear Hackney Council, I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with the request, I am outlining my query as specifically as ...

Freedom of Information Request- Electronic Meal Selection, Payments and Kitchen Management System

(FOI-1991) - Requested: 26 November 2018 ADVICE/ASSISTANCE, LINKS PROVIDED, NIL RESPONSE

Dear Sir/Madame May I take this opportunity to introduce Relish which is the brand that we currently use in over 50 schools. The concept is a holistic approach to delivering our food service solutions into schools exclusively
it is a fully compliant menu cycle for lunch and the development of any other services that will feed and sat...


SEND Mainstream Schools

(FOI-2109) - Requested: 07 December 2018 GRANTED (ALL)

Followup request to FOI 1926 Please could you provide the figures for mainstream schools only (as requested), i.e. not including out of borough and independent schools. ...

FOI Request: Yetev Lev Satmar Schools contracts

(FOI-2244) - Requested: 13 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), NOT HELD (PART), REFUSED (PART)

*I request under the freedom of information act 2000, as follows. 1. The signed contract of the 2 names in bold *1. Yetev Lev (Satmar) School for Boys 2. Yetev Lev Satmar Day Nursery *with Hackney council. * *2. All correspondence between the 2 names in bold *1. Yetev Lev (Satmar) School for Boys. 2. Yetev Lev Satmar Day Nursery and* Hackney counci...

FOI Request: Teacher Assaults

(FOI-2251) - Requested: 12 December 2018 GRANTED (PART), LINKS PROVIDED

Dear Hackney Education Authority, I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: 1. How many teachers have been assaulted on school premises or just outside school premises in the last three years? 2. How many teachers have been assaulted by a parent with a child at their school in the last three...

School sixth forms

(FOI-2535) - Requested: 29 January 2019 GRANTED (ALL)

Hello My name is ********. I am a reporter with *******. I would like to request the following information under the freedom of information act. How many secondary schools are there in your district? How many secondary schools have sixth forms? How many school sixth forms have closed in the last three years? How many school...



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