Freedom of information response

Externally commissioned provision

Publication date: 
Monday 30 March 2020

Please can you answer the following questions:

Since the beginning of the 2018/19 school year, have you commissioned or used (if free) any external provision to support PSHE education, or safeguarding packages for the schools within your Local Authority remit? This should include training for staff and/or volunteers, or provision delivered directly to pupils/students. Yes/No

If Yes, please can you provide the following information about the external provision delivered since the beginning of the 2018/19 school year utilising the table attached:

Name of the provision

Provider name

What is the focus/main issues addressed by the provision? (*see examples above) 

Who is the provision delivered to? (e.g. primary or secondary school/ all staff/ KS2 pupils/ whole school)

How is the provision delivered (e.g. face to face staff training/ assemblies/e-learning)?

Frequency and      duration of the provision (e.g. one x 2 hour staff training session; termly assemblies)

Number of schools using provision in area

Annual cost of the provision

Contract/ licence end date

2. Do you have an annual budget for externally commissioned provision for safeguarding training and services for education? Yes/No. If yes, how much is the budget?


1. No

2. No

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Request reference:
FOI 9875