School numbers and sanitary provision

1. How many schools is your council responsible for?
– Secondary schools:
– Primary schools:

This information is available online from our website; it can be seen via the following link:

https://www.devon.gov.uk/schools/

2. Has the council identified ‘period poverty’ as a priority?
– Yes / No

No

3. How many schools provide or are due to provide paid-for sanitary provisions (e.g. sanitary towels, tampons) for pupils?
– Number of secondary schools:
– Name of secondary schools:
– Number of primary schools:
– Number of primary schools:

4. How many schools provide or are due to provide free sanitary products (e.g. sanitary towels, tampons) for pupils?
– Number of secondary schools:
– Name of secondary schools and format free sanitary products are provided e.g. basket in toilet, basket behind reception/school nurse, vending machine, on request to teacher:
– Number of primary schools:
– Number of primary schools and format free sanitary products are provided e.g. basket in toilet, basket behind reception/school nurse, on request to teacher:

In response to questions 3 and 4, Devon County Council does not hold data on which schools provide free sanitary products, however we are aware that many schools do have products available; often this comes via promotional supplies from companies or in some cases they were bought in by the school.

 

5. Does your council have funding allocated for period poverty and/or providing free sanitary products within schools?
– Yes / No

No

6. Have you already invested or do you have plans to invest in any period poverty/free sanitary product measures? If so, please detail and include whether this has been completed or is planned for the future.

No