Statutory notice for the proposed SEN facility at Grovelands Community Primary School

Closed 28 Feb 2019

Opened 1 Feb 2019


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 19 (1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and the School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013 that East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes BN7 1UE is proposing to establish SEN provision in a designated facility on the site of Grovelands Community Primary School, Dunbar Drive, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW from the beginning of Term 5 of the 2018/19 academic year (23 April 2019).

Grovelands Community School is a three form entry primary school with a Published Admission Number (PAN) of 90 and a permanent capacity of 630 places.  The proposal to establish a specialist facility would accommodate up to 8 pupils with a primary need of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

East Sussex County Council will implement the proposals.

This notice is an extract of the complete proposal which is available to download in the 'Related' section at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively you can request a printed copy of the complete proposal from the address below or telephone 01273 466886. 

Within four weeks from the date of publication of these proposals, any person may object to, or make comment upon the proposals, by sending their representations to:  Stuart Gallimore, Director of Children’s Services (FAO: Gary Langford, Place Planning Manager), East Sussex County Council, 4th Floor St Mark’s House, 14 Upperton Road, Eastbourne BN21 1EP, or by emailing:

Stuart Gallimore
Director of Children’s Services
East Sussex County Council

Date: 1 February 2019


Explanatory Notes

East Sussex County Council will determine the Statutory Notice within 2 months of the end of the representation period.  If the Council fails to determine the Notice within this time, it will pass all relevant material to the Schools Adjudicator who will determine the Notice.


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