How many children and young people do you have in the borough who you class as having disabilities or Special Educational Needs?
14,349 receiving SEN Support and 7,926 with Education and Health Care Plans (EHCPs), making a total of 22,275.
How many cases are there of people that are currently going through the tribunal process in relation to their child’s EHCP?
How many children in the borough are currently waiting for an EHCP?
There are 961 assessments progressing.
How many children in the borough have been waiting for an EHCP for over a year?
We consider this information is exempt under Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act (Personal Data).
Devon County Council are not obliged to provide information that is the personal information of another person if releasing it would contravene any of the provisions in the Data Protection Act 2018.
In this instance we believe that the release of this information would contravene the first data protection principle and therefore Section 40(2) is applied.
How many children and young people in the borough are there who have disabilities or Special Educational Needs who are currently in Pupil Referral Units?
27 with EHCPs.
How many children and young people are there in the borough who have disabilities or Special Educational Needs who have at present left one form of education (for example a mainstream school) but are still waiting for a school place and have not yet started their new provision?
17 CME and 80 EOTAS (tutoring packages) = 97 with EHCPs
How many children with disabilities or SEND needs are there in the borough who are accessing online learning as their primary form of education provision at the moment?
Devon County Council believes compliance with this request exceeds the appropriate costs limit under section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which is £450 or 18 hours of officer time. This is because to get this information we would need to examine the files of each one of the 14,349 children and young people receiving special needs support. Even allowing for 5 minutes per file for this would take well over 100 hours in total.