The Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform has taken the decision to
(i) To increase the designated pupil
number from 164 to 174
(ii) Allocate £14.6 million from Special School Review Capital Budget in order that the school may be expanded and relocated
(iii) Authorise the Director of Property and Infrastructure Support in consultation with the Director of Law and Governance to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council
(iv) Authorise the Director of Property and Infrastructure Support to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts
The capital costs, of rebuilding, refurbishing, relocating and expanding the schools in the Special School Review, are currently in the Capital Programme. £63m identified for the Special school programme has been set aside for these projects. Further information will be provided in the report to the Cabinet Member when he takes his decision.
Human: If required, the schools will appoint additional teaching and support staff at the appropriate time.
Any implications are contained in the report to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform
An Equality Impact assessment was completed as part of the SEN review http://consultations.kent.gov.uk/consult.ti/SENstrategy/consultationHome
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: Tonbridge;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/08/2014
Department: Education & Young People's Services
Contact: Kevin Shovelton, Director Education Planning & Access 01622 694174; 01622 221151 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Rebecca Spore, Director of Infrastructure Email: email@example.com Tel: 01622 221151.
· The Education Cabinet Committee was consulted at its meeting held on 14 September 2013
· The relevant Local County Councillor
Financial implications: Relevant Directors: Kevin Shovelton Director of Education Planning and Access 01622 694174 Kevin.Shovelton@kent.gov.uk Rebecca Spore Director of Property and Infrastructure Support 01622 221151 Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: 14/00098
Equalities implications: Funding allocation of over 1m