Decision details

ADDITIONAL SCHOOL PLACES SEND PHASE 2 KNIGHTON FIELDS CENTRE AND SEND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION

Decision Maker: Assistant City Mayor - Education and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the capital funding required to complete the build scheme ready for occupancy in the Autumn 2021 term, release funding to enable siting of temporary accommodation at Ellesmere College and add £2.8m to the capital programme from government grant provided for SEND places.

Decision:

  1. To approve the addition of £2.8m for works required at the Knighton Fields Centre, to be funded from government grant provided to support additional SEND school places

 

  1. Approve the earlier transitioning 60 pupils from mainstream settings into Ellesmere college.

Reasons for the decision:

To support the Council’s SEND strategy by providing 60 more local school places in Leicester.

Alternative options:

Not to proceed with the proposals.

Publication date: 06/10/2021

Date of decision: 14/10/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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