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Information relating to specific independent schools: FOI release

Published: 22 Sep 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
22 Sep 2021
Information relating to specific independent schools: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100229945
Date received: 10 Aug 2021
Date responded: 27 Aug 2021
Information requested

We are making a request under the above Act relating to information which you hold about the following independent school; Merton Hall School, Monken Hadley School, Abercree House School and Lamachan School ( all also becoming subsequently know as Woodland School). Relative to each school, please provide the following information:

1. The names of the managers responsible for the running of each school over the time period it was in operation.

2. All inspection reports held relative to each school for the period it was in operation.

3. Details of employee and public liability insurers for each school during its period of operation.

4. Any documents held relating to complaints from pupils, staff, parent or any other person relative to each school.

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold some of the information you have requested. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.

Please find attached at Annex A and B, all the information which we hold related to your request.

1. We have provided correspondence with Woodlands School addressed to Mr R. Aldworth, Director, Woodlands School, Crosbie Road, Newton Stewart, DG88 6JB.

2. We are sharing the inspection report we hold for Woodlands School, published on 29 April 2003. You may wish to contact National Records of Scotland as they hold a number of historical inspection reports.

3. We hold no information.

4. We hold no information.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Education Scotland does not hold information on the following independent schools; Merton Hall School, Monken Hadley School, Abercree House School and Lamachan School as detailed in your Freedom of Information request. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that Education Scotland does not have the information you have requested.

You may also wish to contact the Scottish Government and the Registrar of Independent Schools who may be able to provide you with further information. The office of the Registrar can be contacted by email: Independentschools@educationscotland.gov.scot.

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FOI202100229945 - Annex A

14 page PDF
210.1 kB

FOI202100229945 - Annex B

1 page PDF
181.2 kB

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG