Issue details

18/00070 - Proposal to expand Speldhurst Church of England Primary School

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Tunbridge Wells West;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/01/2019

Decision due: Not before 19th Feb 2019 by Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education

Lead director: Keith Abbott

Department: Education & Young People's Services

Contact: Jared Nehra, Area Education Officer - West Kent 03000 412209 Email:


15 January 2018 - the Commissioning Plan for Education Provision 2018-22 was endorsed by the Cabinet Committee.


Other consultation planned or undertaken: 


In accordance with the Department for Education’s Statutory Guidance (October 2018): Making ‘prescribed alterations’ to maintained schools, there is a need to undertake a formal statutory consultation process as the proposed changes exceed 25% of the school’s total capacity.


An Education consultation will be completed prior to the Cabinet Committee.  Further information is available on the School Consultation webpage:


The results of the consultation were outlined to the Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee at the meeting on 11 January 2019.


Financial implications: There are no capital financial implications as this scheme is not being funded by KCC from the Basic Need budget.

Legal implications: Any legal implications were identified in the report to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education on 11 January 2019.

Equalities implications: An Equality Impact Assessment will be produced and will be accessible on line via the following link: