Issue details

Design & Cost Report for the creation of new SEND learning places at Oakwood SILC

Request for the Authority to Spend to create up to 50 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) places for children of primary school age.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Killingbeck and Seacroft;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/02/2020

Decision due: Not before 10th Mar 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Imtiaz Hasan, Project Manager 07891 277 112 Email:

Consultation process

A public consultation on the creation of new specialist places took place between 19 June and 24 July 2019. 

At its meeting on 18 September, members of the Executive Board considered the outcome of the public consultation and approved the publication of the Statutory Notice,

The notice was published on 14 October 2019 marking the start of a four week formal consultation, also known as the ‘representation’ stage as prescribed in the ‘Prescribed Alterations’ regulations.


During this four week period, which ended on 11 November 2019, anyone could raise views/ concerns that had not been previously raised or addressed during the public consultation. There were no representations made during the representation period.


A final decision on the proposal to expand specialist provision at East SILC – John Jamieson to 400 places, expanding onto two new additional sites; the former Shakespeare primary school and the Oakwood building, with effect from January 2020 was approved by members of the Executive Board at their meeting on 7 January 2020.


Executive portfolio members

Ward members

East SILC – John Jamieson Senior Management Team (SMT)

Parents / Carers

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment