I would like access to the following information:
1. Data on the number of Primary School Deferral applications made from 2013 – 2018.
2. Data on the number of Primary School Deferral applications that we successful from 2013 -2018.
3. Data on the reasons for rejection and/or approval of Primary School deferral applications from 2013 - 2018.
4. Data on the criteria applied in decision-making regarding Primary School deferral processes from 2013 - 2018. Please include any guidance/ protocols/ procedures used in this process.
5. Data on the number of appeals on decision-making regarding deferral applications from 2013 - 2018.
6. Data on the number of complaints on decision-making regarding deferral decisions from 2013 - 2018.
7. Data on children withdrawn from Primary one and reasons for this, for these children were deferral applications made?
Please note that I refer to the definition of Deferral to be the request to the Council for an additional year’s funding for Nursery.
Can the data be separated for gender and birth month?
Please see the information requested attached.