Decision details

Expansion of Springfield Special School, Crewe

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report on the proposal to expand Springfield Special School.  


The Council had undertaken and published its Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and or Disabilities Joint Strategy and Sufficiency Statement for Children and Young People with Special Education Needs.  The Sufficiency Statement had identified the need to increase specialist provision in the Borough as the amount of provision currently provided did not meet its needs.


Springfield Special School had already initiated work to expand their current provision and had undertaken formal consultation on the proposals. 




That Cabinet, having given full consideration to the formal consultation process, approve the proposed expansion of Springfield Special School from 132 places to 156 places over a phased period.

Publication date: 12/07/2018

Date of decision: 10/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 10/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/07/2018

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