Agenda and decisions

CPH Children, Education and Skills Decision Session
Monday 11th January 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite

Contact: Jane Game  Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies and Substitutions

2.

Declarations of Interests

To receive notification of any declarations of pecuniary and /or conflict of interests from Members.

3.

Questions and Deputations

To answer questions and hear deputations, if any, asked by any resident of the Borough pursuant to Standing Orders.

4.

School admissions 2021 - applications for secondary, reception or junior places with exceptional social or medical reasons pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To inform the Cabinet Portfolio Holder of the outcome of the Advisory Group for School Admissions meeting at which consideration was given to applications for secondary, junior and reception places for September 2021 with exceptional social or medical reasons.

Additional documents:

  • School admissions 2021 - applications for secondary, reception or junior places with exceptional social or medical reasons

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED:

Having received the recommendations of the Advisory Group to grant priority 2 to applications with ‘exceptional social or medical reasons’ to one application for Dorridge Primary School was granted.

5.

Admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for 2022-2023 and qualifying scheme pdf icon PDF 150 KB

For the Cabinet Portfolio Holder to determine the admission arrangements and qualifying scheme for the academic year 2022-2023.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED:

To approve the proposed admission arrangements for Solihull community and voluntary controlled schools including published admission numbers and the qualifying scheme for admissions in 2022-2023, as detailed in appendix 1 to the report.

6.

Proposal to expand Cheswick Green Primary School pdf icon PDF 280 KB

To update Cabinet Member on the outcome of the consultation process with parents, residents and the wider education community on the proposal to expand Cheswick Green Primary School.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED:

 

(i)  To note the outcome of the consultation process having considered the responses and in doing so acknowledged that:

·  Cheswick Green Primary School is the only school that can be extended to provide the school places required by the local community; and

·  Parking and travelling were key issues that needed to be addressed going forward with the proposal.

 

(ii)  To approve that Officers move to the next stage of the process and publish a statutory proposal.

7.

Local Authority Approval of Appointment of Governors - Mill Lodge Primary School pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To approve a Local Authority nomination to school governing bodies.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to approve the proposal for the nomination of a Local Authority Governor shown in Appendix A to the report.