Issue details

Proposal to increase the number of places to 208 pupils and alter the age range from 4 to 19 years to 7 to 19 years at the Alderman Knight Special School, Tewkesbury (Statutory Notice)

To seek approval to publish statutory notice of the Local Authority’s intention to alter the age range of Alderman Knight Special School in Tewkesbury from 4 - 19 years to 7 - 19 years and to increase the overall capacity number to 208 with effect from September 2020.


Any representations should be sent to:


Clare Medland, Head of Commissioning for Learning

01452 328686


By 5.00pm on Tuesday 2 June 2020

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/04/2020

Decision due: Between 3 Jun 2020 and 11 Jun 2020 by Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Contact: Clare Medland Email:


Gloucestershire Parent Carer Forum
Gloucestershire Association of Special School Heads (GASSH)
Schools local to Alderman Knight School
Parents and carers of pupils registered at Alderman Knight School
Governors of Alderman Knight School
Other LAs with pupils placed at Alderman Knight School
County, parish and borough ward councillors
The public through publication of the statutory notices

Scrutiny Input: None

Planned Dates: Statutory four week consultation period upon publication of the statutory notices and supporting background information Changes to be implemented in September 2020