Issue details

Permanent expansion of Heart of the Forest Special School to provide 10 places for children with SEMH needs from September 2022.

Following the publication of the statutory notice and the conclusion of the four-week period for representations, to seek approval to:

 

·         Expand Heart of the Forest Community Special School and to change its designation in order to provide 10 Primary places at the school for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, and

·         Identify and appoint a contractor and award the contract for the construction of the new accommodation.

 

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/10/2021

Decision due: Between 4 Nov 2021 and 30 Nov 2021 by Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills philip.robinson@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Contact: Chris Spencer, Director of Children's Services Email: chris.spencer@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Background papers

  • Officer decision to commence a consultation on the proposal (01/04/2021): https://glostext.gloucestershire.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=1668  
  • Cabinet Member Decision (03/08/2021): Publication of a Statutory Notice to permanently expand Heart of the Forest Special School to provide 10 places for children with SEMH needs from September 2022  
  • Statutory Notice published 1st September 2021