Decision Maker: Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider a proposal to transfer provision
of After School and Holiday Club Provision from the Local Authority
to Special Schools
8.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding a proposal to end provision from the Local Authority of after school and holiday club provision and for Special Schools to further develop their provision.
8.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to –
1) note the outcome of the public and staff consultation on the Local Authority’s proposal to cease after schools and holiday clubs in Special Schools and provide 24 months transitional funding to special schools to support the development of new provision; and
2) agree to the closure of the After School and Holiday Clubs provided by the Local Authority.
8.3 The agreed approach represents good value for money for the Council, promotes sustainability, whilst continuing to provide a valuable service to parents and young people.
Report author: Nathan Caine
Publication date: 31/03/2021
Date of decision: 16/07/2018
Effective from: 24/07/2018