Issue details

Commissioning of Additional School Places for Children Diagnosed with Complex Educational Needs to be based at Penistone Grammar School

Cabinet is recommended to approve capital funding for the expansion of facilities at Penistone Grammar School relating to the education of children with complex needs in order to create up to 30 new places. The proposal accords with the strategic objectives of the Borough’s SEND School Placement & Sufficiency Strategy & the development of SEND school placements within local mainstream & special schools.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/05/2021

Decision due: 2 Jun 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Spokesperson Children's

Lead director: Executive Director Children's Services

Department: Children's Services Directorate

Consultation process

The Borough’s SEND Oversight Board has been consulted on the proposal. SMT is to be consulted on the proposal on 4 May 2021. In developing the Borough’s Children & Young People’s Plan, children & young people with SEND together with their families informed us that such provision closer to home was important to them. 


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