The purpose of the
decision is to create Specialist Resourced Provision (SRP) at
Holmesdale Technology College, Malling
Road, Snodland for 12 pupils with Autistic Spectrum
Disorder (ASD) with effect from 1 September 2014.
The Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform will be asked to endorse recommendations to:
(i) issue a public notice to Holmesdale Technology College and
(ii) subject to no objections being received to implement by 1 September 2014.
The project is in line with Kent strategies and in particular supports the following;
Bold Steps for Kent priorities to
(i) Ensure all pupils meet their full potential
(ii) Shape education and skills provision around the needs of the Kent economy
The proposed alteration will offer 12 additional SEN places in the area which reflects KCC’s aspirations to increase the number of SEN school places across the County, as set out in the Commissioning Plan for Education Provision in Kent 2013-18.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: Malling North;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/05/2014
Department: Education & Young People's Services
Contact: Jared Nehra, Area Education Officer - West Kent 01622 525330 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A public consultation is running from 20 May 2014 – 24 June 2014.
Financial implications: Mr Roger Gough, Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform, Kent County Council has agreed to support the undertaking of a public consultation to seek the views of the education and wider communities on a proposal create Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) at Holmesdale Technology College, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with effect from 1 September 2014.
Legal implications: 14/00071