The purpose of the report is to consider the
outcomes of the public consultation exercise regarding the pausing
of the offer of residential provision at Welburn Hall Special
school. The proposal would involve the pausing of the residential
offer for a two year period from September 2023. The decision to
undertake a public consultation exercise was approved by North
Yorkshire Executive on December 13th, 2022.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: For Determination
Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/12/2022
Decision due: 14 Feb 2023 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP
Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services
Public consultation to be launched on January
3rd,2023 – which will be supported by two public meetings (on
January 10th and January 18th).
Executive - 13 December 2022.
The principal groups of consultees are all
families whose children are currently in residential provision at
Welburn Hall Special school – this includes the very small
number of families where that offer would potentially continue into
the academic year 2023-24. Other principal consultees will include
the wider Welburn Hall school community, particularly staff groups,
but also the Governing Body of the school and the wider community
of all parents of pupils at the school.