|Name||Status||Open Date||Close Date|
|Draft Proposed Somerset School Terms and Holidays 2018-2019
Please see the attached document which shows Somerset County Council's proposed Term Dates and Holidays for 2018-19. For the 18/19 academic year, there are two sets of proposed dates, Option A and Option B. You can give your views by clicking on the 'respond by filling in the online questionnaire link' above and stating whether you prefer Option A or B Option along with a text box for any additional comments that you may want to add.
|Closed||09 Jan 2017||03 Mar 2017|
|Consultation on 2018/19 Admission Arrangements
A consultation on school admissions arrangements for children who are due to start, transfer or move schools during the 2018-19 school year is currently taking place. This consultation applies to all Voluntary Controlled and Community schools and those Voluntary Aided, Foundation schools and Academies who have contracted with the Local Authority to consult on their admission arrangements on their behalf. This consultation allows parents, early years settings, schools, religious authorities and the local community to make any comments on proposed admission arrangements.
|Closed||14 Dec 2016||31 Jan 2017|
|Proposed expansion of Wincanton Primary School
In accordance with the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and the School Organisation Regulations 2013, a proposal is being published by Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY regarding the expansion of Wincanton Primary School from 330 to 420 places. The proposal is an enlargement of the premises to increase the capacity of Wincanton Primary School to a two form entry (420) school.
|Closed||07 Sep 2016||14 Oct 2016|
|M5 Junction 25 Improvement Scheme||Closed||19 Sep 2016||12 Oct 2016|
|Relevant Area Consultation for 2018-19
Somerset Local Authority are required to determine the area that admission authorities in Somerset should use when consulting on school admission arrangements. For Somerset Local Authority the 'relevant area' being consulted on is the whole of Somerset and for own admission authority schools and academies it is the district in which the school or academy is located.
|Closed||17 Jun 2016||29 Jul 2016|
|Education Transport in Somerset – Policy Review
The School Transport Policy document entitled “Education Transport in Somerset”, last updated in September 2013 and published in 2014, has been subject to a review and has now been amended to ensure compliance with current legislation and DfE guidance. The changes will also include a change to the title of the policy, from ‘transport’ to ‘travel’ to encompass different travel modes. A summary of the changes in the consultation document is attached as is a copy of the proposed Policy. Please read the documents before responding to the questionnaire.
|Closed||15 Apr 2016||27 May 2016|
|Traffic Sensitive Routes Consultation
This consultation is on proposed changes to the designated Traffic Sensitive Routes (TSRs) in Somerset. These routes are determined by the criteria contained within the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991. TSRs were determined in Somerset in response to the Act becoming law but have not been reviewed since. Somerset County Council has recently carried out a review of the TSRs in the County with the intent of brining them up to date against the current circumstances in Somerset. Having carried out an internal review an external consultation is now required under the Act.
|Closed||25 Apr 2016||09 May 2016|
|SEND Children and Young People's Satisfaction Survey||Closed||24 Nov 2015||31 Mar 2016|
|Consultation on Somerset's proposed School Term Dates and Holidays 2017-18
Please see the attached document which shows Somerset County Council's proposed Term Dates and Holidays for 2017-18. You will find a question below asking if you agree with the proposed dates and a text box for giving additional comments.
|Closed||11 Jan 2016||04 Mar 2016|
|Dulverton Middle and Community School - change of age range
Somerset County Council is proposing to change the upper and lower ages for this school and for it to become a Junior school with an age range of 7-11 from September 2016
|Closed||29 Jan 2016||26 Feb 2016|
|Listening, Learning, Changing – The future of hubs and libraries||Closed||17 Dec 2015||11 Feb 2016|
|Consultation on 2017/18 Admission Arrangements
A six week consultation about school admissions arrangements for all children who are due to start, transfer or move schools during the 2017-18 school year is currently taking place. This consultation applies to those Voluntary Aided, Foundation schools and Academies in Somerset who have contracted with the Local Authority to consult on their admission arrangements on their behalf. This consultation also includes the Somerset Local Authority proposed schemes for co-ordination of admissions and the Published Admission Numbers for Voluntary Controlled and Community Schools in Somerset Local Authority. Somerset Local Authority are not consulting on the admission arrangements for 2017/18 for Voluntary Controlled and Community Schools because they are not being changed. The consultation allows parents, early years settings, schools, religious authorities and the local community to make any comments on proposed admission arrangements.
|Closed||14 Dec 2015||31 Jan 2016|
|Review of Discretionary Concessionary Fares on Local Bus Services and Community Transport (including Car Schemes)||Closed||09 Nov 2015||11 Jan 2016|
|Review of Subsidised Local Bus Services 2015||Closed||09 Nov 2015||11 Jan 2016|
|SEND Practitioners' Satisfaction Survey||Closed||21 Oct 2015||31 Dec 2015|
|Somerset Special Educational Needs and Disability Satisfaction Survey||Closed||16 Oct 2015||30 Dec 2015|
Following a strong public reaction to paving installed in West Street earlier this year, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport Cllr David Fothergill wishes to consult with Dunster residents, businesses and visitors to hear your views on four proposals to help shape his decision going forward.
|Closed||29 Sep 2015||28 Oct 2015|
|Consultation on the proposed changes to Pay Seat Charges for School Transport
Against the backdrop of a significant reduction in funding from central government, Somerset County Council is currently reviewing its Education Transport Policy in relation to the provision of Pay Seats. Pay Seats are spare seats on school transport vehicles which may be made available to children/students who not eligible for free transport, in return for the pre-payment of a fee. The charge for Pay Seats is uplifted on 1st September each year, in line with inflation. Somerset County Council is now consulting on a set of proposals which will see the cost of Pay Seat fares subjected to a one-off increase, beyond the rate of inflation, from 1st September 2016. This will align them with subsidised fares for Post-16 Students and those offered on public service vehicles. Please see attached consultation document for further information.
|Closed||07 Aug 2015||23 Oct 2015|
|Oral Health Improvement Strategy and Action Plan (2015-2018)
Poor oral health, including dental decay, can affect children’s and adult’s ability to eat, speak, concentrate on work or learning and socialise It is one of the most common reasons for admissions to hospital for children and a significant financial burden on the NHS. Many health conditions and oral diseases share some common risk factors, such as smoking, diet and alcohol misuse. Most oral health diseases are almost entirely preventable. This strategy aims to improve the oral health of the population in Somerset by helping partners identify what they can do to drive oral health improvement through existing services and activity. The strategy and 'Action Plan' will determine the service specification of commissioned Oral Health Promotion Services for C&YP by SCC (from April 2016). Therefore please read and comment on both documents. This service delivers evidence based, targeted oral health improvement interventions aimed at reducing inequalities in oral health in Somerset.
|Closed||19 Mar 2015||02 May 2015|
|Care and Support in Extra Care Housing - Consultation
Seeking views about Somerset County Council’s proposal for the future provision of care and support in Extra Care Housing. The consultation will close on Friday 3 April 2015
|Closed||09 Feb 2015||03 Apr 2015|