Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability
Monday, 24th February, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Aaron Sams  01273 335274

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 22 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 76 KB


33.1    The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2020.




34.1     Copies of the reports referred to below are included in the minute book.


Admission Arrangements 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 345 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services

Additional documents:


35.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services seeking approval of the admission arrangements for the 2020/21 school year.


35.2     RESOLVED – to agree the proposed admission arrangements for the 2021/22 school year, including:

1) The proposed admission priorities and community areas (including the amendment to the Heathfield Primary schools’ community area as set out in the report).

2) The proposed admission numbers for community and controlled schools as set out in Appendix 2 of the report (excepting the increase in the Published Admission Number for Willingdon Community School, where it will remain at 200); and

3) The proposed co-ordinated admissions schemes.




35.3     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.


35.4     the determined admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools will be published on the East Sussex County Council website by 15 March 2020 as required under current legislation. Any objection to these arrangements can then be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator until 15 May 2020. The final arrangements will be published in the composite prospectus online (and available in hard copy on demand) by 12 September 2020 as required by the School Admissions Code 2014.