Decision details

Agreed Placement at an Independent Special School

Reference: D57442

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer, Learning Inclusion approved an educational placement at Pivot Academy at a cost of £106,700
This cost is for the lifespan of the placement.

Placement at this young person’s current setting and other specialist settings have been considered and due to the environmental requirements and specialist staffing required to meet this young person’s special educational needs (SEN), they require a specialist placement. The authority has a statutory duty to make provision for this child who has an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan.

It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the business case is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person within the City and the actions taken are to enable that person to receive their statutory entitlement to a minimum of 25 hours of education.

Contact: Kate Dawson 0113 376 0062 Email:

Publication date: 15/05/2024

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