Issue details

17/00011 Proposal to change the age range of St George’s Church of England School

A Proposal to change the age range of Saint George’s Church of England School to create an all-through school for pupils aged 4 to 19 from September 2018.

 

Proposed decision:

The Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform is asked to agree to:

 

a.      Allocate £7.1m from the Education and Young People’s Services Capital Budget, to fund any necessary additional works or variations to accommodation.

b.      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.

c.      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

 

How the decision relates to Facing the Challenge and Corporate Objectives.

The local authority has a statutory duty under the Chapter III of the Education Act 1996 to ensure sufficient school places are available for any Kent child who requires one.

Financial Implications:
£7.1m from the Education and Young People’s Services Capital Budget

Legal Implications:
None

Equality Implications:
None

 

 

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Northfleet & Gravesend West;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2017

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: Ian Watts, Area Education Officer – North Kent Email: ian.watts@kent.gov.uk Tel: 03000 414302.

Consultation process

The proposed decision was discussed by the Education and Young People’s Services Cabinet Committee on 1 February 2017 and was endorsed

 

Other consultation planned or undertaken: None

Financial implications: Ian Watts Area Education Officer, North Kent 03000 414302 ian.watts@kent.gov.uk

Legal implications: 17/00011

Decisions

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