Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Lead Member approval to publish statutory notices in respect of a proposal to lower the age range at Ditchling CE Primary School to enable the governing body to provide early years provision on the school site.
49.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding a proposal to lower the age range at Ditchling (St Margraet’s) CE Primary School.
49.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to –
1) authorise the publication od statutory notices in respect of a proposal to lower the age range at Ditchling (St Margaret’s) CE Primary School from 4 to 11 to 2 to 11 to take effect from 1 September 2018; and
2) delegate authority to the Director of Children’s Services to amend the proposals prior to their publication if required.
49.3 The proposal to lower the age range at Ditchling (St Margret’s) CE Primary
School will help to build on work already done by the school in conjunction with the
Pre-schools Voluntary Management Committee. This will help ensure a fully
integrated Early Years Foundation Stage to help secure good outcomes for all
children in the future. The proposal is in line with council strategy for the integration of nursery / school provision.
Report author: Jane Spice
Publication date: 31/03/2021
Date of decision: 30/04/2018
Effective from: 08/05/2018