Issue details

Proposal to provide additional places for learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at Sandgate School, Kendal

Following the publication of a statutory notice, the report is to seek a decision on the Governors’ proposal to expand Sandgate School by the addition of 40 places, taking capacity from the current 80 to 120.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 electoral divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/06/2020

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 15 Oct 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning

Lead director: Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive)

Department: People

Contact: John Readman, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director - People Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD Email: john.readman@cumbria.gov.uk.

Consultees

Consultation on the proposal to expand Sandgate School by the addition of 40 places was undertaken by the school’s governors during the summer term 2020. Governors considered the response to consultation and subsequently published a statutory notice formally proposing the increase in places. The publication of this notice triggered a 4-week ‘representation period’, during which any interested party could submit their views.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Scrutiny Advisory Board - Children and Young People

Agenda items

Documents

  • CAB 15/10 - Proposal to provide additional places for learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at Sandgate School, Kendal