Brookfield Special School Capital Improvement Programme
To approve expenditure on Brookfield Special School to ensure that there is high quality sustainable educational accommodation for children and young people with social emotional and mental health (SEMH) special needs in Herefordshire.
The Brookfield School improvement project seeks to achieve; higher school buildings compliance with DfE building bulletin 104 for special educational needs settings, more robust fire evacuation buildings compliance, the release of a council owned split site facility at Symonds Street, the capacity to deliver the full statutory curriculum at Brookfield, and improved accommodation for girls with social emotional mental health needs. This will ensure that there is high quality sustainable educational accommodation for children and young people with social emotional and mental health (SEMH) special needs in Herefordshire. This report seeks cabinet agreement to draw down the funding allocated in the capital programme to progress the project to completion, in line with the business plan.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/01/2020
Decision due: 26 March 2020 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets
Lead director: Director of Children and Families
Department: Children and Families
Contact: Susan Woodrow, Schools capital investment advisor Email: Susan.Woodrow@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 260327.
- Brookfield Special School Capital Improvement Programme