Public notice

SAMUEL CODY SPORTS SPECIALIST COLLEGE, FARNBOROUGH – CAPACITY INCREASE

Hampshire County Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to SAMUEL CODY SPORTS SPECIALIST COLLEGE by increasing the physical capacity of the school with effect from 1 September 2020.

1. Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006, that Hampshire County Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to SAMUEL CODY SPORTS SPECIALIST COLLEGE, Ballantyne Road, Farnborough, GU14 8SS (category of school – community) by increasing the physical capacity of the school with effect from 1 September 2020.

2. The current capacity of Samuel Cody Sports College, Farnborough is for 178 pupils aged 4-16 year olds with Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This increase in capacity will take effect from 1 September 2020. From that date the school will have a total capacity for 205 pupils. Hampshire County Council is aware that over recent years there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of requests for Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) and, as a result, the number of EHCPs maintained by the Local Authority. This project carries no cost.

3. This Notice is an extract from the complete proposal. Copies of the complete proposal may be obtained from Troy Hobbs, SEN Service Manager, Children's Services Department, EII Court North, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8UG; telephone 01962 847996; e-mail: strategicplanningunit@hants.gov.uk

4. Within four weeks from the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object or make comments on the proposal by sending them to Troy Hobbs, SEN Service Manager, Children's Services Department, EII Court North, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8UG; telephone 01962 847996; e-mail: strategicplanningunit@hants.gov.uk

Contact:

Troy Hobbs, SEN Service Manager, Children’s Services Department, EII Court North, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8UG; telephone 01962 847996

Email: strategicplanningunit@hants.gov.uk