The Cabinet Member for Education and Young People's Services Cabinet Committee is asked to agree the proposal to enlarge Spires Academy, Bredlands Lane, Westbere, Canterbury CT2 0HB by one form of entry adding a total of 150 secondary school places from September 2017.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: For Determination
Division affected: Herne and Sturry;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2015
Department: Education & Young People's Services
Contact: Keith Abbott, Director of Education Planning and Access 03000 417008 and 03000 418794 Email: email@example.com Tel: 01622 696588, Marisa White, Area Education Officer - East Kent Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01227 284407.
Financial Implications: The costs to this
project will be outlined in the report that will be considered by
the Education and Young People’s Services Cabinet
Legal Implications: Any legal implications will be identified in the report to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform before he takes his decision to agree the capital expenditure required to provide the school with additional accommodation.
Equality Implications: An Equality Impact Assessment will be produced before the start of the consultation process and will be accessible on line via the following link: www.kent.gov.uk/schoolconsultations.
Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?
24 September 2014 - the Commissioning Plan for
Education Provision 2015-19 was endorsed by the Cabinet Committee
prior to the final version being considered and approved by Cabinet
on 13 October 2014.
8 July 2015 – A report on the Future Provision of Secondary Education in Kent – Cabinet Committee noted the actions required to increase Secondary school capacity to meet the demands of a growing Secondary school population.
The Commissioning Plan for Education Provision is being updated and will go to Cabinet for endorsement in December 2015.
Other consultation planned or undertaken:
It is planned that the Academy will hold a consultation on the proposed enlargement later this year. The Academy will seek approval from the Secretary of State. If agreed, the Academy will consult on increasing their published admission number from 120 to 150.
Local Member: Alan Marsh, Herne and Sturry
Financial implications: Marisa White, Area Education Officer for East Kent County Council 03000 418794 Marisa.email@example.com Keith Abbott, Director of Education Planning and Access 03000 417008 Keith.firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: 15/00095