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Freedom of Information Request

EHE & SEN

Received: 15 July 2021

1. On March 29, 2020, how many children and young people were recorded as being electively home educated (EHE) in your local authority area?

2. On March 29, 2021, how many children and young people were recorded as EHE in your local authority area?

3. How many parents or carers of the children and young people recorded as EHE on March 29, 2021 has the council requested to meet (virtually or physically) in relation to the home education of the child or young person in question (if meetings with the same parent(s)/carer(s) have been requested on separate occasions for different children under their care, or a meeting has been requested to discuss the EHE of multiple children simultaneously, please count these separately i.e. count each child for which a meeting has been requested)? (From September 2020)

a. Of the meetings requested, how many have been accepted by parents/carers?

b. Of those requested, how many have been refused by parents/carers?

c. Of those accepted, how many meetings have been carried out?

4. Of the number of children and young people recorded as EHE on March 29, 2021:

a. How many were recorded as having an education, health and care plan (EHCP)?

b. How many were recorded as having SEN support?

c. How many were recorded as being in need under section 17 of the Children Act 1989?

d. How many were recorded as female?

e. How many were recorded as male?

Outcome / Documents

  • FOI 7490328 (1) - application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet - Download
  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download