Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 24th July, 2023 12.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Belinda Trunfull  Governance and Democracy Officer

No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 21 June 2023 pdf icon PDF 109 KB


15.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 June 2023.


Disclosures of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the Agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct


16.1     There were none.


Urgent items

Notification of items which the Lead Member considers to be urgent and propose to take at the end of the appropriate part of the Agenda


17.1     There were none.




18.1     A copy of the reports referred to below is included in the minute book.


Proposed reorganisation of Grove Park School pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services.


19.1    The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services with regard to publishing a statutory proposal in respect of the proposed reorganisation and expansion of Grove Park School.




19.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) approve publication of a statutory proposal in respect of the proposed reorganisation and expansion of Grove Park School; and


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




19.3     The Local Authority is proposing to reorganise provision at the school by lowering its age range, bringing the primary, secondary and sixth form phases together on one site and expanding its overall capacity to meet the increasing demand for places with effect from 1 September 2025. The majority of respondents to the consultation are supportive of the proposal.