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Received: 29 May 2020

1. Is the AWPU for mainstream secondary schools/academies/ARPs still £4,241.69 per pupil for KS3, or has this changed (if it has, what is it now)?
2. Does the LA directly employ any specialist dyslexia teachers or specific learning difficulty teachers?
3. If yes, how many?
4. Please list pay scales of these professionals (based on levels of experience and seniority) in monetary terms, without reference to a separate band/scale document or scheme.
5. If there is such a service, how frequently did they visit:
JCoSS
in the academic year of 2018-19 and in the first term of the academic year 2019/2020? Please outline the nature of this involvement.
6. If the LA has to buy in additional teachers for students with dyslexia, please provide the average rate of pay per hour that the local authority will usually pay for buying in such services? Would travel costs be additional? If so, how are they calculated?
Specialist teaching for students with speech and language difficulties, disorders and delays:
7. Does the LA directly employ any specialist teachers for students with speech and language difficulties, disorders and delays?
8. If yes, how many?
9. Please list pay scales of these professionals (based on levels of experience and seniority) in monetary terms, without reference to a separate band/scale document or scheme.
10. If there is such a service, how frequently did they visit:
JCoSS

in the academic year of 2018-2019 and in the first term of the academic year 2019/2020? Please outline the nature of this involvement.
11. If the local authority has to buy in additional teachers for students with speech and language difficulties, disorders and delays, please provide the average rate of pay per hour that the local authority will usually pay for buying in such services? Would travel costs be additional? If so, how are they calculated?
Audiologists:
12. Does the local authority directly employ any audiologists or experts with specific expertise in auditory processing disorders and hearing loss?
13. If yes, how many?
14. Please list pay scales of these professionals (based on levels of experience and seniority) in monetary terms, without reference to a separate band/scale document or scheme.
Independent therapist procurement:

15. If speech and language therapy to be delivered by an independent speech and language therapist has to be procured by the local authority, what is the hourly rate that the authority will offer (please provide it in monetary terms)? Would travel costs be additional? If so, how would they be calculated?
16. If occupational therapy to be delivered by an independent occupational therapist has to be procured by the local authority, what is the hourly rate that the authority will offer (please provide it in monetary terms)? Would travel costs be additional? If so, how would they be calculated?
17. If the involvement of a specialist audiologist is to be delivered by an independent occupational therapist has to be procured by the local authority, what is the hourly rate that the authority will offer (please provide it in monetary terms)? Would travel costs be additional? If so, how would they be calculated?
18. How many Year 7 students within the entirety of Barnet (within its responsibility as a local education authority) have autism?
19. Of those, how many are educated in special schools and how many are educated in mainstream schools?
20. Does the local authority directly employ any specialist autism teachers/tutors?
21. If yes, how many?
22. Please list pay scales of these professionals (based on levels of experience and seniority) in monetary terms, without reference to a separate band/scale document or scheme.
23. If the local authority has to buy in additional teachers for

Outcome / Documents

  • 6339752 Attachment.pdf - application/pdf - Download
  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download

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