Decision details

Proposal to Establish Specialist SEND Education Provision for Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities, aged 16-25 at Bishops House

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposal to establish specialist SEND education provision for children and young people with learning disabilities, aged 16-25, at Bishops House




1.  That further to priority 5 of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) capital strategy, preparatory work is to begin to facilitate in-borough 16+ provision for pupils with complex SEND.


2.  That the establishment of a specialist SEND education provision by Spa School for children and young people with learning disabilities aged 16-25 at Bishops House be noted.


3.  That the first tranche of the SEND capital fund allocation be made available to Spa School to make premises secure and fit for purpose for students to start in 2018-19.

Report author: David Quirke-Thornton

Publication date: 25/07/2018

Date of decision: 24/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 24/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/08/2018

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