Decision details

Determination of the proposals for the future Special Educational Needs developments for September 2013.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To agree the proposals for the future Special Educational Needs Developments at Woodfield Special School, Kensal Rise Primary School and Oakington Manor Special school for September 2013.

Decision:

(i)         that approval be given to the permanent closure of the Additionally Resourced Provision (ARP) at Kensal Rise Primary School with effect from September 2013;

(ii)        that approval be given to the change to the character of Oakington Manor Primary School by increasing the number of Additionally Resourced Places (ARP) from 25 to 35 places and to change the designation from SLCN to SLCN and ASD from September 2013;

(iii)       that approval be given to the expansion of Woodfield Special School by adding 40 new places for students aged 14 to 19 and change the designation of the school to provide for the needs of students with moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD) and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) from September 2014;

(iv)       that it be noted that Brent Council is addressing the increased demand for special school places through a number of initiatives guided by careful analysis of SEN incidence data and the development of projections that take account of the overall projected increase in the Borough’s population.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sara Williams, Operational Director, Early Help and Education Email: sara.williams@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3510.

Report author: Andrew Donald, Sara Williams

Publication date: 21/08/2013

Date of decision: 19/08/2013

Decided at meeting: 19/08/2013 - Executive

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