The Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education is proposing to agree to:
· amalgamate St James' Church of England Voluntary Aided Infant School and St James' Church of England Junior School, Sandrock Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3PR by 1 September 2019;
· authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation with General Counsel to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council; and
· authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: For Determination
Division affected: Tunbridge Wells South;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/02/2019
Decision due: Not before 28th Mar 2019 by Children's, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements and to allow for Cabinet Committee consideration.
Lead member: Deputy Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education
Lead director: Keith Abbott
Department: Education & Young People's Services
Contact: David Adams, Area Education Officer - South Kent 03000 414989 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01233 898559.
The proposed decision will be considered at the Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee on 28 March 2019.
Financial implications: There are no capital financial implications as this proposal
Legal implications: Any legal implications will be identified in the report to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education before he takes his decision to agree the capital expenditure required to provide the school with additional accommodation.
Equalities implications: An Equality Impact Assessment will be produced and will be accessible on line via the following link: www.kent.gov.uk/schoolconsultations.