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Freedom of Information Request

SEN Transport

Received: 17 October 2019

This Freedom of Information request is being sent out to all top tier local authorities.

1. For each academic year since 2009/2010, how many children aged 5-16 in Barnet have received free statutory home to school transport? And, of these, how many children have received this provision on the eligibility of SEND? Please provide total figures for each academic year including the current academic year.
2. Do you routinely record educational absences due to a lack of home to school transport provision for children aged 5-16 eligible for this provision on the basis of SEND? If so, please provide the data on this for each academic year since 2009/2010 including the current year to date.
3. For each academic year since 2009/2010, how much funding has Barnet spent providing home to school transport for children aged 5-16 eligible on the basis of SEND? Please provide total figures for each academic year.
4. For each academic year since 2009/2010, how many children, aged 5-16, requiring specialist support from a chaperone on their home to school journey have received this support? Please give your answer as a percentage of total children eligible for chaperone support on the basis of SEND.
5. What quality assurance processes do you have in place to ensure that home to school transport provision, including but not limited to training of the chaperone and driver, type of vehicle, length of journey and needs of other children on board, for children aged 5-16 on the basis of SEND is appropriate to meet each individual child's needs?
6. What is your planning process, including timescales, for ensuring the provision of home to school transport for children aged 5-16 eligible on the basis of SEND, and what data sources do you use to support this process?

Outcome / Documents

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