Decision details

Proposed SEN facility at Grovelands Community Primary School

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

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:

20.1     The Lead Member 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.

 

20.2     RESOLVED –

1)   to authorise the publication of a statutory notice in respect of a proposal to establish a Special Educational Needs (SEN) facility for up to 8 pupils at Grovelands Community Primary School with effect from the start of Term 5 in the 2018/19 academic year; and

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

 

REASON

20.3     The Council has identified a gap in specialist provision in mainstream primary schools for pupils with a primary need of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) 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.

20.4     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: 31/03/2021

Date of decision: 24/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/01/2019 - Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability

Effective from: 01/02/2019

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