Greenwich Council

Decision details

Call in report for School Place Planning and Capital Programme 2018/19-2020/21

Decision Maker: Overview & Scrutiny Call-In Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

1.2   Noted the decision taken by Cabinet, 24 July 2018, and take no further action; the programme for delivering additional primary and secondary school places up to 2020/21, as specified in sections 5 and 6 of the report.

 

1.3   Noted the decision taken by Cabinet, 24 July 2018, and take no further action, that the project to expand Boxgrove School should be halted, and that a consultation be undertaken to revoke the earlier decision to expand the school. In view, of the growing pressure on specialist places for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as detailed in section 8 of the report, the consultation should include a proposal to open a new Designated Specialist Provision at the school.

 

1.4   Noted the decision taken by Cabinet, 24 July 2018, and take no further action; that savings on the Boxgrove School project and previously proposed 1FE expansion of an existing school in primary planning area 2, together with secured section 106 developer contributions and unused programme contingencies and allocations be deployed as set out in section 10.1 of the report.

 

The sub-committee commented that going forward in-depth consultation be undertaken for school place planning with the Children and Young People’s Scrutiny Panel.

 

1.8   Noted the decision taken by Cabinet, 24 July 2018, and take no further action; that the mechanism for distributing the HPCF funding to Royal Greenwich maintained schools through a bidding process as proposed in Section 9, and delegate to the Director of Children’s Services, in consultation with the Director of Public Health, the authority to distribute the funding in accordance with the objectives set by the DfE for the grant.

Publication date: 09/08/2018

Date of decision: 08/08/2018

Decided at meeting: 08/08/2018 - Overview & Scrutiny Call-In Sub-Committee

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