Decision details

SEND Sufficiency Strategy Implementation - Provision of Special Educational Needs Units in Mainstream Schools and Special School Places

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


This report includes the results of the formal consultations to create Special Educational Needs Units at Barrowford Primary School, Rushton Street, Barrowford, and Brunshaw Primary School, Morse Street, Burnley.


Approval is also being sought to delegate the final decision to increase the number of places available at Morecambe Road School, Morecambe to the Executive Director for Education and Children's Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, following the conclusion of the statutory formal consultation.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the requirements of Standing Order C18 have been complied with.


The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.

Reason Key: Significant effect in 2 or more electoral divisions;

Corporate Priorities : Caring for the vulnerable;

Divisions Affected: Brierfield & Nelson West; Burnley Central East; Burnley Central West; Burnley North East; Burnley Rural; Burnley South West; Nelson East; Padiham and Burnley West; Pendle Central;

Contact: Janette Hastings Email:

Date of decision: 06/06/2024

Effective from: 12/06/2024