Pupil referral unit
England and Wales
- "Pupil referral units (PRUs) are legally both a type of school and provider of education
other than at a maintained or special school."
Key differences between PRUs and other schools include:
- PRUs do not have a governing body; they have a management committee
usually with significant local authority representation
- the responsible body or appropriate authority for a PRU is the local authori
It would appear that FOI requests should therefore be directed to the relevant local authority.
Pupil referral units (as defined by Article 87(1) of the Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1998) are subject to FOI.