Proposal to expand Riverside School consultation

The council is consulting on expanding Riverside Community Special School through opening a new satellite site at the Hawes Down Centre, Hawes Lane, West Wickham, BR4 9AE from September 2020.

The need for specialist provision continues to grow in Bromley, with sustained increases in requests for Education, Health and Care Plans. A key gap in provision is the shortage of places for children with a diagnosis of profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) or severe learning difficulty (SLD).

The expansion of Riverside School will help Bromley Council meet this need through increasing the capacity of the school from 259 to 319 places.

Your views

This consultation closed.on 30 June 2020.  Thank you to all those who responded.

The council is now considering the responses that have been received and intends to make a decision on the proposal.