Issue details

Proposal to merge and relocate Foxwood and Highview Schools


The implementation of the decision taken in 2014 has been deferred until 2016.  A modification report is appended below for further information.


It is proposed to merge the two schools to form a “new” school with a designated number of 336 (an increase of 54 places) for September 2015.  The “new” school will relocate to a new, purpose-built building in Park Farm Road, Folkestone in January 2016. 


The public notice was published on 2 March 2014 and closes on 30 March 2014.  No objections or comments were received. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/01/2014

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: David Adams, Director of Education 01233 898559 Email: Tel: 01233 898559.


  • Local Members, Mr Martin Whybrow (Foxwood School) and Mr Frank McKenna (Highview School)


  • Public consultation


  • The Executive Headteacher and the Federation Governing Body


  •  David Adams - Area Education Officer – South Kent

Financial implications: David Adams Area Education Officer - South Kent Kevin Shovelton Director of Education Planning and Access 01622 694174

Legal implications: 14/00012(a) 14/00012(b)

Equalities implications: Expenditure of over £1m