FOI Request Use of Restraints
1. Please provide me with the number of times restraints have been used on pupils within special schools at your authority over the last three school years, 2015/16, 2014/15 and 2013/14.
2. Please provide us with the names of companies used by special schools in your area to train teachers and school staff in the use of physical restraint/ management of challenging behaviour.
Special schools: Schools which provide tailored provision for pupils with special educational needs.
Restraints: instances where a child or young person has been restrained or when restraint techniques or holds have been used.
Please break this information down by school population, number of restraints recorded and year.
Of those, please provide the number of cases during which staff or pupils suffered an injury and the number of times police were called linked to an incident.
Suggested response template:
School Year Population # Restraints Injuries Police
In accordance with Section 17 the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, we can confirm that this information is not held. We do not have any special schools in Moray