Issue details

School Place Planning Strategy 2018-22


This report will provide details of Medway’s School Place Planning Strategy for Cabinet approval. This new Strategy will replace the School Organisation Plan and will take an overarching view of school place planning and school organisation and will be complemented with annual reviews highlighting action taken, emerging need and making recommendations to ensure a sufficient supply of good quality school places is maintained when and where needed.


This report was initially considered by the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 5 June 2018.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2018

Decision due: 10 Jul 2018 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Andrew Mackness, Portfolio Holder for Children's Services - Lead Member (statutory responsibility, including education), Councillor Martin Potter, Portfolio Holder for Educational Attainment and Improvement

Lead director: Ian Sutherland

Department: Children and Adults

Contact: Paul Clarke, Programme Lead - School Organisation and Capital Services Email: Tel: 01634 331031.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People