Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 22nd February, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Aaron Sams  01273 335274


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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 18 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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22.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2021.


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

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23.1     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

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24.1     There were none.


Admission Arrangements for Community and Controlled schools in East Sussex 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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25.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval of the admission arrangements for the 2022/23 school year.

25.2     RESOLVED – to approve the admission arrangements for community and controlled schools for the 2022/23 school year, as consulted,  including:

1)    The proposed admission priorities (as set out in appendix 1 of the report)

2)    The proposed admission numbers (as set out in appendix 2 of the report)

3)    The proposed changes to the community area for Newhaven primary schools (as set out in appendix 3 of  the report)

4)    The proposed co-ordinated schemes of admission (as set out in appendix 4 of the report)



25.3     The County Council is required by law to carry out consultation on admission arrangements every seven years, or sooner if there are any changes to those arrangements for the schools where the local authority is the admission authority.


25.4     The determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary

controlled schools will be published on the East Sussex County Council website by

15 March 2021 as required under current legislation. Any objection to these

arrangements can then be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator until 15 May

2021. The final arrangements will be published in the composite prospectus online

(and available in hard copy on demand) by 12 September 2021 as required by the

School Admissions Code 2014.