Please provide the total cost to your council of transporting children to schools outside your local authority in the financial year 2017/18 – £976,489
b) How much of a) was for children with Special Educational Needs? – £633,020
c) without disclosing names or identities of individual pupils, I’d like the following information for the FIVE pupils with SEN that had the longest journeys:
i) how long, in miles or kilometres, was their journey?
ii) how many times did they make the trip during the financial year?
iii) what was the total cost of transporting them during the financial year?
Pupil 1: 210 miles; 38 times; Total Cost – £18,600
Pupil 2: 156 miles; 76 times; Total Cost – £7,698
Pupil 3: 137 miles; 38 times; Total Cost – £5,700
Pupil 4: 112 miles; 76 times; Total Cost – £5,526
Pupil 5: 105 miles; 6 times; Total Cost – £990
Please note that these figures represent all transport types and mileage quoted is only for when the child is on board, not round trips.