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Expansion of school buildings

Work has started on the expansion of the school buildings. This is expected to be completed in May 2019.


The following notice was the proposal to expand Oak View buildings, issued last year:

Proposal to expand Oak View School with an additional 24 places.

Notice is given in accordance with the School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013 that Essex County Council intends to make a prescribed alteration to: Oak View School (Community Special School) Whitehills Road, Loughton IG10 1TS from 1st September 2019.

All requirements for consultation in respect of developing this proposal have been complied with.

The current capacity of Oak View School is 85 places. Currently Oak View has 106 children and young people on roll. The proposal is that permanent capacity from 1st September 2019 will increase. The additional 24 places will be constructed on the existing school site.

This Notice is an extract from the complete proposals. Copies of the complete proposals can be obtained from The School Organisation Team at the address provided below or at http://tinyurl.com/EssexCCStatProps

Within four weeks from the date of publication of these proposals, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them to: Executive Director for Social Care and Education, c/o School Organisation, Infrastructure and Environment, Capital Delivery, Essex County Council, PO Box 4261, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1GS, or via e-mail to ralph.holloway@essex.gov.uk

Signed: Dave Hill, Executive Director for Social Care and Education, Essex County Council

Publication Date: 8 June 2017

Explanatory Notes

The enlargement will be achieved by the construction of additional accommodation on the existing school site at Whitehills Road, Loughton, IG10 1TS.

  • ‘very impressed with the school’s clear sense of purpose in preparing its students for life after school. ’

    ASD report Dec 2017

  • ‘Pupils' relationships with adults are excellent, and they learn respect and appropriate behaviour from the staff. Pupils are accepting of each other’s varying needs, and show pleasure in each other’s successes.’

    Ofsted report

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  • Lots of exciting activities at school - three news stories added today! See Oak View Website https://t.co/0eQa3Nf0LK

  • Pupils from Oak View attended an inclusive sports hall athletic event for KS1 & KS2 pupils with SEND. See more at https://t.co/EcNMLU7167 https://t.co/8sKJErTnSj

  • Oak View Parents Coffee Morning - Friday 1st march, 9:30 to 11:00. All welcome, meet other parents, have a chat and a cup of tea. Social Worker Michelle Jephcott will be joining us and answer questions.

  • Supporting Siblings - Parent Workshop, delivered by SIBS https://t.co/6ZfQHM8hnQ, hosted by Epping Forest Inclusion Project. Insight into siblings' needs; practical ideas and supporting siblings with their feelings. Phone them on 01992 564226. Book at https://t.co/5tWZcXP7RY

  • Maples Respite: at today's coffee morning, parents made a plan to challenge the decision to reduce capacity at Maples Respite Centre. Letters and more information will be sent out soon to parents.

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