Issue details

Residential Education Provision at Staffordshire Special Schools contract

Approval to extend contracts, with each of the five Staffordshire residential special schools, to provide residential education provision for children and young people with SEND, at current funding levels.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Delegated Function: General Delegation to Cabinet Members - Section 6 of the Constitution;

Decision due: 28/02/20 by Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Lead director: Director for Families and Communities

Department: Other


This decision went to Corporate SLT on 10 February 2020, on the advice of Procurement. Corporate SLT advised a delegated decision was required.

A consultation on the service was completed in summer 2019. Responses were received from 124 children and young people and 120 parents and carers. Feedback on the service from children and parents/carers was very positive. This service cannot be offered by any other organisation.

Delegated Power: NA