Issue details

Referral from the School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee - Amendment to Education Travel Assistance Policy


This report will set out a recommendation made to the Cabinet by the School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee at a meeting on 14 January 2021.


The Committee recommended that Cabinet consider amending the Education Travel Assistance Policy to account for whether pupils who secure a place at a Medway Grammar School on appeal should also be classed as being of grammar ability under the policy.


The Cabinet will be asked to consider the recommendation made by the Committee.


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: 01/02/2021

Decision due: 30 Mar 2021 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

Contact: Paul Clarke, Strategic Head of Education Email: Tel: 01634 331031.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People

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