Other


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Warwickshire County Council (17 002 027)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 15-Jun-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint that the Council funds a private school place for a child. This is because there is no connection between the child and the complainant and because the complainant has not been caused an injustice.

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest (15 014 973)

    Statement Not upheld Other 31-May-2017

    Summary: There was no fault by the Council in how it dealt with the nursery's application for Free Early Entitlement funding.

  • Kent County Council (17 001 381)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 23-May-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman has no power to investigate a complaint about a Council failing to reply to Mr F's complaints made about how a school is managed.

  • Stoke-on-Trent City Council (17 001 319)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 19-May-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint that the Council failed to respond to an email. This is because there is limited impact on the complainant and his questions need to be answered by a different council. In addition the Ombudsman cannot investigate complaints about school academies or personnel issues.

  • Torbay Council (16 013 950)

    Statement Upheld Other 19-May-2017

    Summary: The Council was not at fault in seeking to ensure B was receiving a suitable education. However, the Council accepts it was wrong to visit Mr and Mrs X about their daughter's (B's) home education before the agreed date. That action caused B distress as well as Mr and Mrs X, and the Council agrees to apologise to Mr and Mrs X as well as B.

  • Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council (17 000 978)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 15-May-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman has no power to investigate Mrs G's complaint about how the Council became involved in the running of a school.

  • Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council (17 001 458)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 15-May-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate complaints about a school academy's change to its admission number.

  • Cambridgeshire County Council (16 018 342)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 02-May-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about a school's management of an incident involving the complainant's daughter. This is because the Ombudsman may not consider complaints about the actions of schools.

  • Bristol City Council (17 000 014)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 10-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Miss A's complaint about bullying and support for pupils with special educational needs because it relates to what happens in a school.

  • St. Michaels (Easthampstead) School (16 017 481)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 29-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the complainant's son not being offered a place at the School. It is unlikely he would find evidence of fault.

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