Issue details

Stockport Secondary Special Free School

The borough does not currently have enough places for secondary aged students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The government has made the offer for Local Authorities to bid for SEND Free Schools. Stockport, alongside of 66 other authorities, took up this invitation to bid

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant expenditure or savings;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/06/2020

Decision due: 28 Jul 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Family Services & Education

Lead director: Director of Children's Services

Department: Services to People

Contact: Stephen Nyakatawa, Director for Education Email:, Karen Topham Email:

Consultation process

Stakeholder event June 2019

Forward Plan Reference: CFS&E2

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Completed October 2019

Relevant Scrutiny Committee for the purpose of call-in: Children & Families


Agenda items


  • Stockport Secondary Special Free School  

Background papers