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Freedom of Information Request

Blind and partially sighted post-16 learners

Received: 11 May 2022

1. How many blind and partially sighted learners does your service support in the following post 16 education settings, during 2021/22?

a. Mainstream sixth form
b. Mainstream FE college
c. Specialist school
d. Specialist FE college (placed in or out of LA area) e. Specialist residential college (placed in or out of LA area) f .Other (please specify)

2. Please specify how your post 16 offer is contracted:
a. Sixth form college
- Statutory provision (by this we mean that the service is provided to the setting free of charge).
- The college is required to buy in the support.
- Other (please specify)
b. Mainstream college
- Statutory provision (by this we mean that the service is provided to the setting free of charge).
- The college is required to buy in the support.
- Other (please specify)

3. If your service is traded, please tell us how many further education providers purchased your service in
a) 2021/22
b) 2020/21
c) 2019/20

4. What eligibility criteria is in place for blind and partially sighted students to access post-16 education (please indicate all that apply)

a. Sixth form setting
- Must have an Education and Health Care Plan
- Must be severe sight impairment
- Must be partially sighted
- Other (please state)

b. Mainstream setting
- Must have an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP)
- must be severe sight impaired
- Must be partially sighted
- Other (please state)

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download