Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Monday, 16th October, 2023 2.00 pm

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No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 11 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 112 KB


26.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 September 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


27.1     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


28.1     There were none.




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


Admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools 2025-26- permission to consult pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services.


Additional documents:


30.1    The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval to consult on the Admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools in East Sussex 2025-26. 


30.2     It was noted that following the publication of proposed numbers at appendix 2 of the report, Chailey School has requested their Published Admission Number (PAN) is increased from 174 to 180 which will be included in the consultation.




30.3     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) agree to consult on the proposed admission arrangements for Community and Voluntary Controlled (VC) schools for the 2025-26 academic year as set out in appendix 1 of the report;


2) note that there are no proposed changes to the admission arrangements;


3) to agree to consult on the proposed PANs for Community and VC schools for 2025-26, as set out in appendix 2 of the report (except for Chailey School where the proposed PAN will increase from 174 to 180) and to note the proposed change to the PAN for Mayfield CE School and Chailey School; and


4) to agree to consult on the proposed co-ordinated schemes of admissions as set out in appendices 3-5 of the report.




30.4    The County Council is required by law to consult on its admissions arrangements every seven years, or sooner if any changes to those arrangements are proposed for the schools for which it is the admission authority.