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DBS 1007: Checks on volunteers in schools

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FOI Reference 1007

I would like to ask an FOI about CRB checks on volunteers in schools, since September 2012. I would like to know the number of applicants for a volunteer CRB check, since September 2012, with the following words in their job title:

  • reading, read
  • trip
  • host family, language exchange, student exchange, host exchange
  • story teller, storyteller
  • class, classroom
  • grandparent helper, grandparent volunteer
  • parent helper, parent volunteer
  • governor, parent governor
  • walking bus
  • disco, school disco
  • helper in school, helper in a school, school helper
  • school volunteer

I would also like to know the number of applicants for a volunteer CRB check, in the financial year 2011-12, with the following words in their job title:

  • grandparent helper, grandparent volunteer
  • parent helper, parent volunteer
  • parent governor