Issue details

13/00044 - The Charles Dickens School's Governing Body proposal to expand the school by adding a sixth form.

Following considerable consultations it was clear to all parties that there was much support for the governing body of The Charles Dickens School, Broadstairs proposal to expand the school by increasing the upper age limit and adding a 6th form.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Broadstairs & Sir M M'fiore;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/06/2013

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: Kevin Shovelton, Director Education Planning & Access Email: Tel:01227 284407 Email:, Marisa White, Area Education Officer - East Kent Email: Tel: 01227 284407.


A report will be taken to Education Cabinet Committee on 21 June 2013


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

Members in Thanet and surrounding area


Aims of consultation

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


Key consultee groups:

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


Start and finish dates of consultation:

11 March 2013 to 26 April 2013


Public notice runs from 2 May 2013 to 13xJune 2013


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

Legal implications: 13/00044