Decision details

Proposals to change Special Educational Need Designation and change published admission numbers (PAN) for Phoenix Arch School

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To alter the special needs designation at Phoenix Arch School from ASD and SEMH to ASD.


To increase the PAN from 55 to 68 if the school can secure planning permission to expand the building.




(1)      To approve the proposal to amend the designation of Phoenix Arch Special School from a designation of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) to ASD only.


(2)     To approve the proposal to increase the Published Admission Number (PAN) within the school from 55 to a maximum of 68, subject to the school gaining planning permission for an expansion of the existing school building.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Nigel Chapman, Operational Director Integration & Improved Outcomes Email: Tel: 020 8937 4456.

Report author: Nigel Chapman

Publication date: 19/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2021

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