To receive the report by the Corporate Director for Education and Young People’s Services to consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform on the proposed decision in the report.
1. The Cabinet Committee considered a report that sets out the results of the public consultation on proposed changes to Wouldham All Saints CEP School, Tonbridge and Malling.
2. RESOLVED that:-
(a) the Education and Young People’s Services Cabinet Committee endorsed the decision to be taken by the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform on the proposed decision to issue a public notice to:
(i) Relocate Wouldham All Saints CEP School to a site adjacent to Hall Road and expand the number of places from 210 to 420 for 1 September 2017.
And, subject to no new objections to the public notice:-
(ii) Implement the proposals for 1 September 2017;
(iii) Allocate £7.95 million from the Basic Needs budget, which will be met in part by the capital receipt from the current Wouldham All Saints CEPS school site and £4.43 million from developer contributions;
(iv) Authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation with the Director of Governance and Law to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council; and
(v) Authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.