Issue details

Consultation on the permanent change to the number of places available at Heltwate Special School - KEY/21JUN21/02

The Cabinet Member approved the expansion of Heltwate Special school to 206 places in permanent accommodation having regard to the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) ‘Maintained Schools Prescribed Alterations Guidance’ (October 2018) and taking into consideration the views/comments submitted during the statutory four-week representation period which concluded on 14 June 2021, including support for, objections to, and comments on the proposal.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Bretton;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/05/2021

Decision due: Not before 9th Aug 2021 by Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Education, Skills and the University

Lead member: Councillor Lynne Ayres

Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC

Department: People Services

Contact: Naomi Evans, 0-19 Place Planning and Sufficiency Officer; Tel: 01480 372692; Email:

Consultation process

Prescribed Alteration - publication of proposal, formal consultation (representation), decision, and implementation.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Children and Education Scrutiny Committee