Issue details

12/02000 - Harrietsham CE Primary School

To seek approval of the expansion of Harrietsham Primary School by the necessary statutory process including the issue a public notices to expand Harrietsham CEPS and subject to no objections being received to the public notice to expand the school


Should further representations be received within the public notice period a further cabinet Member decision will be sought before any expansion is progressed.


BS4K and Corporate Objectives:

This proposal directly supports priorities 3, 4 and 9 of Bold Steps for Kent


Financial Implications:

The cost of expanding Harrietsham CE Primary School to 1FE is £377k


Legal Implications:

These will be outlined in the report to Education Cabinet Committee in January 2013


Equality Impact


A screening was carried out in November 2012 and the need for an assessment identified.


The assessment will be found at the following link when the consultation opens in January


The decision is referred to in the ELS Business Plan




Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

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

Decision due: Not before 1st Mar 2013 by Cabinet Member for Education, Learning & Skills
Reason: Consultation closes 15th February 2013

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead director: Kevin Shovelton

Department: Education & Young People's Services

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

Consultation process


A report has been considered by the Education Cabinet Committee on 21 November 2012. 


A further report outlining the consultation outcomes will be presented to committee on 19 March 2013


A public consultation will be conducted between the 8 January 2013 to 15 February 2013 and will particularly target the views of the local MP, Local Members, Local Council, Schools, Pre-schools, Parents, Staff, Governors, Pupils, Professional Associations, Diocesan Boards of Education, Local Childrens Trust Board, Parish/Town Council, DfE. 




Financial implications: Lead officer: David Adams, Area Education Officer - Mid Kent Tel: 01233 898559 e-mail: Lead Director: Kevin Shovelton Tel: 01622 694174 e-mail:

Legal implications: 12/02000

Equalities implications: Non-key 28 days expires 25 December 2012