Freedom of information response

Digital Devices to vulnerable & disadvantaged children

Publication date: 
Thursday 9 July 2020
Request: 

1.

a) How many digital devices did you forecast your authority would need, as per step one of the application process?

b) Of these devices, how many were laptops, how many were tablets and how many were 4G hotspot devices?

c) On which date did you make this application?

2.

Did you select a Google operating system or a Microsoft operating system for your devices?

3.

a) How many digital devices were allocated to your authority?

b) Of these devices, how many were laptops, how many were tablets and how many were 4G hotspot devices?

c) On which date were you notified that the devices had been allocated?

d) On which date were you notified that the devices were ready to order?

4.

a) To date, how many digital devices have been delivered to your authority?

b) Of these devices, how many were laptops, how many were tablets and how many were 4G hotspot devices?

c) On which date did you receive the first delivery?

d) On which date did you receive the most recent delivery?

Response: 

1.

a) We were contacted by the DfE who advised us what our allocation was

b) Same as answer to 3a below

c) We did not make the application, we were contacted by the DfE on 8.5.2020 

2.The devices will be a combination of both depending on the preference of the school that the child attends so that they can access their school work.

 

3.

a) 611 laptops/tablets for care leavers and children with a social worker, 7 laptops/tablets for children in yr 10 maintained school. 125 4g wireless routers for care leavers and children with a social worker, 3 wireless routers for children in yr 10 maintained school.

b)  As above

c) 08.05.2020

d) 08.06.2020

4.

a) 551 laptops and125 4G routers

b) 551 laptops, 125 4G routers

c) 26.06.2020

d) 26.06.2020

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Request reference:
FOI 10053