SEN Proposals – Marland School and Lampard School: approved
Following consultation and completion of the statutory school organisation process, the following proposals have been approved by DCC’s Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Schools:
Lampard Community School is approved to increase capacity from 120 to 180 day places for boys and girls, aged 5-16 with significant needs in the area of Communication and Interaction which includes autism (ASD) and/or have needs relating to speech, language and communication (SLCN). The increase in pupil numbers will be increased incrementally to 2023/24, the first phase of which will provide 16 additional places with effect from January 2022. Planning consent was received on 21 May 2021.
Marland School is approved to increase their Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision at the primary site in Bideford and secondary site in Barnstaple for boys and girls, from 66 to 82 day places (42 primary and 40 secondary) and to lower the age range from 6-16 to 5-16 years with effect from September 2021.