Barnet council's funding for placements in independent special schools for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Received: 18 June 2022
My request refers to pupils with Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCP) that are given council-funded placements in independent special schools approved under Section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014.
My request refers to independent special schools that operate as day schools, residential schools, and children's homes for pupils under the age of 25.
My request is referring to all independent special schools that Barnet council funds placements for, and is not restricted to schools in the London borough of Barnet.
For 1st September 2020 to the day this request is processed, I would like to find out the number of pupils that have been given Barnet council-funded placements in independent special schools. For each individual placement, please provide the following:
-The total cost of the placement (by cost I mean the amount charged per placement by each company) -The name of the school where the pupil is placed