Issue details

Proposed expansion of The Discovery School - 12/01962 & 12/01962/2

To seek agreement of the continued implementation of the expansion of The Discovery School, following the completion of the statutory notice period.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Decision due: Not before 18th Jan 2013 by Cabinet Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: David Adams, Area Education Officer - South Kent Email: Tel: 01233 898559.

Consultation process



The consultation list and procedure is according Part 2 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006

Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)

Gather information regarding the planned changes outlined in the consultation document.

Key consultee groups

Parents and pupils, head teachers, Chairs of Governors, local members, MPs, District Council, Parish Councils, local residents and the Locality Board.

Start and finish dates of consultation.

Please check the consultation webpage at the following link:

Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found

This is underway and will be available once the consultation is live

Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment

November 2012

Informing Only (Who and when)


Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? It is scheduled for ELS Cabinet Committee on 12 September 2012


Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?



Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?

Tonbridge Local Member: Mr Richard Long

Financial implications: David Adams AEO – Mid Kent, 01233 898559.

Legal implications: 12/01962 & 12/01962/2

Equalities implications: Effects more than two electoral divisions



  • The commissioning plan for education provision 2012-17