Issue - decisions
The Inclusion Review and the Special Needs Capital Grant
Resolved: (i) That the progress of the Inclusion Review, and the actions being taken to meet additional need and manage the pressures on the High Needs funding block of the dedicated schools grant, be noted.
(ii) That the progress of the capital plan being developed through the Inclusion Review be noted.
Reason: To confirm that Members are aware of the action already being taken in this area.
(iii) That the capital projects outlined in the report, which form part of the SEND scheme in the Children’s Services approved capital programme, be approved, noting that these will be partly funded from the Department for Education Special Education Provision Capital Grant, with additional resources coming from the basic need grant.
Reason: So that work can be undertaken to develop provision to meet the needs identified by the review.