Issue details

Implementation of the proposal to increase the number of places at Alderman Knight Special School, Tewkesbury to 208 pupils and to alter the age range from 4 -19 years to 7 – 19 years with effect from September 2020.

To consider any representations and responses to the statutory notice published on 11 June 2020 proposing an increase in the number of places at Alderman Knight Special School, Tewkesbury to 208 pupils and to alter the age range from 4 -19 years to 7 – 19 years with effect from September 2020.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/06/2020

Decision due: Between 24 Jul 2020 and 7 Aug 2020 by Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Contact: Clare Medland Email: clare.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Consultees

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

The public through publication of the statutory notices

Scrutiny Input: No

Planned Dates: Changes to be implemented in September 2020. After Cabinet Member approval of the statutory notice, notice was issued on 11 June 2020, (with a closing date of 5.00 pm on 9 July 2020 for comments and representations) This decision will provide details of the comments and representations made.

Documents

  • Children and Families Capital Programme 2019-2020  
  • Gloucestershire’s Joint Strategy for Children and Young People with Additional Needs, including Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) 2018 – 2021  
  • Gloucestershire County Council’s SEND Commissioning Strategy 2019-24  
  • High Needs Strategy  
  • Due Regard Statement