Decision details

Groveland Community 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 Grovelands Community Primary School

Decisions:

15.1     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 Grovelands Community Primary School.

15.2     The Lead Member was informed that due to an issue with accommodation at the school site it was now recommended to delay the publication of the statutory notice until the start of Term 5 in the 2018/19 academic year.

 

15.3     The Lead Member - RESOLVED to

1)   authorise the publication of a statutory notice in Term 5 with respect to
 a proposal to establish a SEN (Special Educational Needs) facility for up to 8 pupils at Grovelands Community Primary School.

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

 

Reason

 

15.4   The Council has identified a gap in specialist provision in mainstream primary    schools for pupils with a primary need of ASD in the Hailsham area and the Council would like to establish a facility for up to 8 pupils at Grovelands Community Primary School to address this. Delaying publication of the statutory notice will allow for the accommodation issues at the school site to be addressed.

15.5     The majority of respondents to the consultation support the proposal to establish a SEN facility at Grovelands Community 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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