Decision details

Peacehaven Heights Primary School - new Special Educational Needs facility

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to publish statutory notices in respect of a proposal to establish a Special Educational Needs facility at Peacehaven Heights Primary School

Decisions:

16.1     The Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval to publish statutory notices in respect of a proposal to establish a SEN (Special Educational Needs) facility at Peacehaven Heights Primary School.

 

16.2     The Lead Member - RESOLVED to:

1)   authorise the publication of a statutory notice in respect of a proposal to establish a SEN (Special Educational Needs) facility for  8 to 10 junior age pupils at Peacehaven Heights Primary School with effect from 1 January 2019; and

2)   delegate authority to the Director of Children’s Services to amend the proposals prior to their publication if required.

 

Reason

 

16.3     The Council has identified a gap in specialist provision in mainstream primary    schools for pupils with a primary need of ASD in the Peacehaven area and the Council would like to establish a facility for 8 to 10 pupils at Peacehaven Heights Primary School to address this.

16.4     The majority of respondents to the consultation support the proposal to establish a SEN facility at Peacehaven Heights Primary School.

 

Report author: Gary Langford

Publication date: 22/10/2018

Date of decision: 18/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/10/2018 - Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Effective from: 26/10/2018

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