Decision details

Holmesdale Technology College, Snodland - Specialist Resource Provision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of the decision is to create Specialist Resourced Provision (SRP) at Holmesdale Technology College, Malling Road, Snodland for 12 pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with effect from 1 September 2014.

The Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform will be asked to endorse recommendations to:
(i) issue a public notice to Holmesdale Technology College and
(ii) subject to no objections being received to implement by 1 September 2014.


The project is in line with Kent strategies and in particular supports the following;

Bold Steps for Kent priorities to


(i)            Ensure all pupils meet their full potential

(ii)          Shape education and skills provision around the needs of the Kent economy


The proposed alteration will offer 12 additional SEN places in the area which reflects KCC’s aspirations to increase the number of SEN school places across the County, as set out in the Commissioning Plan for Education Provision in Kent 2013-18.


The Cabinet Member for Education, Health and Reform has taken the decision to:


(i)            Issue a public notice to create a new Specialist Resourced Based Provision (SRP) within the school for 12 children with a statementof Special Educational Needs for Autism (ASD) for September 2014


And, subject to no objections being received to the public notice


(ii)          Determine the proposal



Should objections, not already considered by the Cabinet Member when taking this decision, be received during the notice period a separate decision will be required in order to continue the proposal in order to allow for proper consideration of the points raised.


Publication date: 26/06/2014

Date of decision: 26/06/2014

Effective from: 04/07/2014

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