Report of the Corporate Director, People.
(1) the update on changes to school place provision and the School Roll Projections 2021-2033 Report and the changes in the overall school organisation landscape be noted;
(2) the schools where additional SEND provision would be established including the associated Capital programme be noted;
(3) changes to School Place Planning Areas that would be applied following a review of the current planning areas to ensure that they were compliant with the new Department for Education (DfE) guidance be noted (the updated planning areas would incorporate any changes to ward boundaries which would be implemented in May 2022).
Reason for Decision: To enable the Local Authority to fulfil its statutory duties to provide sufficient school places in its area.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: As set out in the report.
Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted: None.
[Call-in does not apply to the decisions above as it was a noting report].