63.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval for the publication of a statutory notice in respect of a proposal to establish a new specialist facility at All Saints CE Primary School.
63.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to –
the publication of a statutory notice in respect of a proposal to
establish a new specialist facility for up to 12 pupils at All
Saints CE Primary School; and
authority to the Director of Children’s Services to amend the
proposal prior to its publication if required.
63.3 The local authority has identified a gap in specialist provision in mainstream primary schools for pupils with neuro-diverse profiles, such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder and associated Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Speech, Language and Communication Needs, in the Rother area. Feedback from the initial consultation was positive, with 40 out of 42 respondents supportive of the proposal.