Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Monday, 25th March, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: CC1, County Hall, Lewes

Contact: Aaron Sams  01273 335274

Items
No. Item

26.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 26 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Field  spoke on item 4 (see minutes 28).

 

26.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 26 February  2019.

27.

Reports

Minutes:

27.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.

 

28.

Proposed SEN facility at Grovelands Community Primary School pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

28.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval to establish a Special Educational Needs (SEN) facility at Grovelands Community Primary School.

DECISIONS

28.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to authorise the establishment of a SEN facility for up to 8 pupils at Grovelands Community Primary School with effect from the start of Term 5 in the 2018/19 academic year.

Reasons

28.3     In conclusion the Council has identified a gap in specialist provision in mainstream primary schools for pupils with a primary need of ASD in the Hailsham area. The Council would like to establish a facility for up to 8 pupils at Grovelands Community Primary School to address this need.

28.4     The majority of respondents to the consultation supported the proposal to establish a SEN facility at Grovelands Community Primary School. Councillor Fox, as Local Member, sent his apologies for absence but expressed support for the proposals. There had been no comments or objections received during the representation period following the publication of the statutory notice.