Proposal to change Clifton Hill School designation

Closed 15 Jan 2021

Opened 23 Nov 2020


Surrey County Council, together with Clifton Hill School is looking at changing the designation of Clifton Hill School.  

Our proposal is to change the Special Education Needs and Disabilities at Clifton Hill School from a secondary Severe Learning Difficulty and Disability (SLDD) school to a split designation of Secondary SLDD and Complex Social and Communication (CSCN).

The school capacity of 85 places will not change.

Surrey County Council and Clifton Hill school would like to seek your views on this proposal.  The consultation will open on Monday 23rd November 2020.

Public meetings are planned via a web link on Wednesday 9th December 2020 at 6pm. If you would like to attend the meeting please send your request for an invitation to

All are welcome to attend.


Why we are consulting

We are now undertaking a consultation on this proposed expansion of Clifton Hill School. The Related Documents below contain the detailed proposal.

Please let us know what you think about the proposal.

- either by completing the Online Survey

- or by using the response form in the Related Documents below.

The deadline for returning/submitting consultation responses is midday on Friday 15th January 2021.

What happens next

At the end of the consultation period, we will review all of the responses received and share these with the school and publish them on the Surrey Says website. 

Subject to the views expressed, if the proposal is to proceed, the next stage would be for SCC to publish a Statutory Notice. This will be in a local newspaper, available at the school and on the Surrey Says website stating our intention to expand. There will be a four week statutory consultation period for further representations to be received by the Council.

All representations will be reviewed before a final decision is taken by the Cabinet Member for All-Age Learning in April 2021.


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