I am increasingly confused and concerned about reported scores achieved for Kent's 11+, if speculation is right :
*882 children out of 11451 scored > or = 420 and 662 children scored 423 in 2012.
*589 children scored 420 in 2011.
This is quite a remarkable increase of 49.7% and would mean to get children into SS grammar this year would need a 420. To try and get this confirmed I have submitted a freedom of information request to KCC yesterday.
Could I formally make a freedom of information request to supply the number of children from inside Kent county and outside who scored the following eleven + scores of 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419 and 420 in 2011 and 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422 and 423 in 2012.
I received the following reply today:
Thank you for your email below, which was originally received by firstname.lastname@example.org
on 5th November 2012. Because you have requested information falling under the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) your request has been forwarded to me to co-ordinate on behalf of the Council. This is to comply with the procedures that the County Council has for dealing with all FOIA requests.
Assuming KCC holds this information, we will endeavour to supply the data to you as soon as possible but no later than 3rd December 2012 (20 working days from date of receipt).
We will advise you as soon as possible if we do not hold this information or if there are exemptions to be considered and/or any costs for providing the information. Please quote our reference - FOI/**/**** - in any communication regarding this particular request.
Information Access Officer
Information Resilience & Transparency Team
Business Strategy & Support, Governance & Law
Kent County Council, Room 2.71, Sessions House, County Road, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ.
As soon as I get the reply I will post it and should answer a few questions.