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Outcome of the Statutory Consultation Period for the Prescribed Alterations at Park Wood Infant and Junior Schools


The report will outline outcomes of the statutory representation period on the proposal to amalgamate Park Wood Infant and Junior Schools and requests Cabinet approval to implement the change.


Please note that it will only be necessary to submit a report to Cabinet for consideration and determination if any objections are received during the statutory consultation period.


If no objections are received during this period, the Director of People - Children and Adults Services, in consultation with Portfolio Holders for Children's Services (Lead Member) and Education and Schools, will determine whether to approve the proposals in accordance with Cabinet decision no. 7/2020.


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: 03/02/2020

Decision due: 12 May 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Mrs Josie Iles, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services – Lead Member (statutory responsibility), Councillor Martin Potter, Portfolio Holder for Education and Schools

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