Issue details

13/00008 (c) - Proposed Expansion of Ospringe Primary School, Faversham

UPDATE: Relevant planning permission was not granted and as such the expansion is no longer feasible.  The Cabinet Member proposes to withdraw the decision and to endorse the issue of a revocation notice by officers to release the council from its obligations.  KCC will seek alternative expansion options in Faversham




To agree to issue a public notice to expand Ospringe CE Voluntary Primary School, Faversham and, subject to no objections being received to the public notice expand the school.

Should objections be received during the notice period a separate decision will be required in order to continue the proposal and expand the school.



Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Division affected: Swale East;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2013

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: Marisa White, Area Education Officer - East Kent Tel: 01227 284407 E-mail: Tel: 01227 284407.



Consultation to be conducted the purpose of which is to gather information regarding the planned changes outlined in the consultation document.

Key consultee groups:

MP, Local Members, Local Councils (District, Town and Parish), Schools, Pre-schools, Parents, Staff, Governors, Pupils, Professional Associations, Diocesan Boards of Education, DfE, LCTB.

Cabinet Committee

·      A report was considered at Education Cabinet Committee on 12 September 2012 outlining the Kent County Council School Commissioning Plan 2012-17

·      A further report considered admission arrangements at the same Committee in March 2013

·      A report containing the proposed decision and outcomes of the consultation was considered Education Cabinet Committee in June 2013



No Cabinet Committee report will be considered prior to decision 13/0008 (b) being taken as it is not reasonable to defer the decision until July when the Cabinet Committee is next due to meet.  All members will have the opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal of the decision and issue of revocation notice prior to the decision being taken by the Cabinet Member.

A retrospective report will be taken to the Cabinet Committee in July confirming actions taken.


Financial implications: Lead officer: Marisa White Area Education Officer 01227 284407 Lead Director: Kevin Shovelton 01622 694174

Legal implications: 13/00008(a) and 13/00008(b) 13/00008(c)


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