FOI Request - Teacher Sickness Days for Mental Health/Stress

Request 101001350820

How many sickness days for the reason of mental health (including stress, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc.) were taken in your local authority in each year since 2013/14? Please only provide information for your council’s teaching-related staff:
a.     Primary and Secondary Teachers and Headteachers
b.     Other teaching support staff in primary and secondary schools
c.     Nursery staff (all nursery staff, including teachers, support staff, etc.)

I understand that in the interests of privacy and data protection, numbers which can identify an individual or other personal details may not be released. In such instances, I would request that any numbers that have a quantity below 5, they are marked with an asterisk (*).

Response 05-12-2016

 

a - Primary/ Secondary Teachers & HTs

b - Other support staff in Primary & Secondary

c - Nursery Staff

2013-14

2303

734

184

2014-15

2497

253

137

2015-16

1583

526

184

2016/17*

291

23

0

       

* until August 2016

   
Note: The reason for these absences is Depress/Stress/Anxiety.

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