Issue details

Expansion of Bourne Community College

The County Council has a statutory duty to provide sufficient school places for all children who need a place. This report seeks approval for the allocation of capital funding from the Basic Need Capital Programme to undertake an expansion project at Bourne Community College that will provide 150 additional school places for secondary aged pupils from September 2019, to meet the demand of growing pupil numbers in the Southbourne locality.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Bourne;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/03/2018

Decision due: December 2018 by Cabinet Member for Education and Skills

Lead member: Mr Richard Burrett

Contact: Leigh Hunnikin, Project Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 23051.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.



Parents and local residents

Parish and District Councils

Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources

Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553

West Sussex Plan Priority: Best Start in Life


Background papers