Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 12th December, 2022 10.00 am

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No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 28 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 113 KB


18.1   The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 28 November 2022.


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


19.1   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


20.1   There were none.




21.1   A copy of the report referred to below is included in the minute book


Proposal to lower school age range at Wivelsfield Community Primary School pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services

Additional documents:


22.1   The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding school age range change.




22.2   The Lead Member RESOLVED to authorise the change of age range at Wivelsfield Primary School from 4-11 to 2-11 with effect from 1 September 2023.




22.3   The local authority and governing board of Wivelsfield Primary School have identified a gap in nursery provision in Wivelsfield since the closure of the former voluntary run pre-school in July 2020. The governing board wishes to lower the school’s age range from 4-11 to 2-11 to support families in the local area and offer high quality early education delivered by experienced and well-trained staff across the Early Years Foundation Stage.