Issue - meetings
Developing the Approach and Provision for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Meeting: 16/01/2020 - Cabinet (Item 18)
Cabinet received a report setting out a series of proposals to enable the county council to fulfil its responsibilities for ensuring the sufficiency of provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities over the next five years..
i. the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Sufficiency Strategy 2019-2024 set out at in the report, which sets out a range of medium and longer term actions be approved for wider consultation.
ii. the commencement of feasibility design work for two proposed capital projects for Broadfield Specialist College, Oswaldtwistle, and Sir Tom Finney Community High School, Preston be approved.
iii. the commencement of an informal process for seeking expressions of interest from mainstream schools to support the development of special educational needs units in localities in need of additionally resourced mainstream provision be approved.
iv. the commencement of feasibility design work for the projects at Stepping Stones Short Stay School and on The Haven site in line with the statutory processes be approved.
v. the proposals identified within these recommendations be implemented where consistent with the priorities with the August Cabinet report and the Sufficiency Strategy.