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Freedom of Information Request

High Needs Block and SEND

Received: 23 September 2019

Please could you provide the following information (covering financial years 2019/20, 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17):

1. High Needs block of Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) funding for 4 years (amount prior to top slice academies, free schools, post 16) and final LA income (£ after topslice)
2. Top up funding amounts or Matrix, including specialism (ASD, SEMH etc.) for the provision/special school/post 16 allocations for each of the 4 years:
3. If reporting a pressure/overspend in any of the 4 years, including 2019/20
-how the LA is planning on recorvery from DSG, i.e. 5% switch funding, savings, reserves, provision closure etc. and if overspends in previous years
-how has this been supported
4a) Transport outrun reporting (general fund) for the 4 years
4b) and contributions from DSG (how much each year towards transport for SEN) for 4 years
5. Total budget and final spend on out of borough placements from HNB for 4 years:
6. Total budget and final spend on Post 16 from HNB for 4 years
7. Total budget and final spend on Non-Maintained fees (Non-Maintained special schools, independent special schools and other independent schools) from HNB for 4 years:
8. Total budget and final spend on special school funding (including type of need/provision, LA and Academies) for 4 years:
9. Total budget and final spend on nursery provision (including type of provision) covering 4 years:
10. Total budget and final spend on social care placements (education element) last 4 years:
11. Total budget and final spend on Pupil Referral Units (PRU's) and Alternative Provision (AP) and whether LA maintained or Academies for 4 years:
12. Details of any provision or services discontinued since 2016/17
13. Numbers of Education Health and Care plans for 4 years:
14. Numbers of SEN Tribunal appeals (covering 4 years)
15: Numbers of Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions (covering 4 years)
16. Internal corporate recharges for DSG (HNB) 4 years

Outcome / Documents

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

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