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Freedom of Information Request

Education Services for deaf children

Received: 1 March 2021

1. Please state the name, job title and contact details of the person completing this form and/or the same details for the person ultimately responsible

2. Please complete the table below giving details of the budgeted and actual spend for specialist education services for deaf/hearing impaired children in 2020/21 and budgeted spend for 2021/22.
2a. Please provide details of all budgetary changes reported above and indicate how this change will improve quality of provision for deaf children.(Please provide all associated documentation/correspondence about the corresponding changes)
3. What services does the budgeted spend include for 2021/22?
4. Please complete the table below giving details of budgeted staffing levels in the centrally funded specialist education service for deaf/hearing impaired children in 2021/22.

If any of the posts include a combination of management and service delivery roles or if staff work flexibly across roles, please ensure the approximate time spent on each is accurately divided between rows a), b) and/or c) and expressed as a full time equivalent (fte)
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4f. Please provide details of all staffing changes reported in 4a-e and indicate how this change will improve quality of provision for deaf children.
(Please provide all associated documentation/correspondence about the corresponding changes).
4g. If you have indicated vacancies or frozen posts in 4a-e, please outline:
* recruitment plans and timescales
* succession planning for any staff leaving
* temporary backfill arrangements and when these will end
* the reason for any deletion of posts
5. How many resource provisions for deaf/hearing impaired children will there be in your local authority in April 2021?

5a. Are any changes planned to resource provisions for deaf/hearing impaired children in your local authority that weren't reported in September 2020 FOI? Please provide details and indicate how this change will improve quality of provision for deaf children.
(Please provide all associated documentation/correspondence about the corresponding changes).
6. SEND Reviews:
6a. Please provide details, brief outline of potential changes and how any proposals will improve the provision for deaf children. Please include review timelines and any consultation plans.
7. Please use the box below to provide any further information about education services for deaf children in your area (including any changes to commissioning services).

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download