Decision - Special Educational Needs and Disability - Reorganisation of Special Schools and Pupil Referral Units

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Special Educational Needs and Disability - Reorganisation of Special Schools and Pupil Referral Units

Decision Maker: Children, Young People & Skills Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the Committee –

 

1.    Confirmed the proposals contained in the statutory notices and agreed to:

 

(a)  Expand re-designate and extend the age range up to the age of 19 years of Hillside Community Special School.

 

(b)  Close Downs Park Community Special School

 

so as to form the integrated hub for severe and complex learning difficulties in the west of the city with effect from September 2018.

 

2.    Confirmed the proposals contained in the statutory notices and agreed to:

 

(a)  Expand and re-designate Downs View Community Special School

 

(b)  Close the Cedar Centre Community Special School

 

so as to form the integrated hub for severe and complex learning difficulties in the east of the city with effect from September 2018.

 

3.    Confirmed the proposals contained in the statutory notice and agreed to expand and extend the age range of Homewood College from 11-16 and 5-19 with effect from September 2018.

 

4.      Noted the outcome of the recent consultation, and approved the merger of the existing Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) and the Connected Hub, and the arrangements to bring the merged PRU together with Homewood College to form the integrated hub for social, emotional and mental health with effect from September 2018.

Report author: Lisa Brown

Publication date: 18/09/2017

Date of decision: 18/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2017 - Children, Young People & Skills Committee

Effective from: 26/09/2017

Accompanying Documents:

 


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