Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Information Only
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Report seeking to inform members as to the adequacy of provision of primary and secondary school places
2. That the potential oversupply of primary places in a number of localities and intention of children’s and adults’ services to begin consultation on revisions to published admissions numbers (PANs) that will ensure supply broadly matches demand locally and across the authority area be noted.
3. That it be noted that any proposed alterations to PANs will be brought to cabinet for formal decision in January 2019, for proposed implementation in September 2019 (subject to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator approval).
4. That the projected future shortfall of secondary places from September 2019 onwards and the need for a new educational provision on the Old Kent Road area to meet need in the medium to long term be noted.
5. That officers continue approaching secondary schools to ascertain their willingness and capacity to take year-7 pupils over their PANs.
Report author: David Quirke-Thornton
Publication date: 31/10/2018
Date of decision: 30/10/2018
Decided at meeting: 30/10/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 08/11/2018