Proposal to open a Specialist Centre at The Orchard Infant School, East Molesey

Closes 14 Dec 2020

Opened 2 Nov 2020


Surrey County Council in liaison with The Orchard Infant School, is proposing to open a specialist Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) centre for pupils with Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). 

All pupils admitted to the centre would have an EHCP specifying the school as an appropriate placement to meet their individual needs. It is proposed that the centre would have 6 places with 2 places per year group.

Surrey County Council and The Orchard Infant School would like to seek your views on this proposal.  The consultation will open on Monday 2nd November 2020 for 6 weeks and will close Midday 14th December 2020

A virtual public meeting is planned on Wednesday 18th November at 6pm. If you would like to attend, please email and you will receive an invite on the Teams platform

All are welcome to attend.


Why we are consulting

We are now undertaking a consultation on this proposed opening of a specialist centre at The Orchard Infant School. The Related Documents below contain the detailed proposal and published statutory notices.

Please let us know what you think about the proposals

- 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 on

Monday 14 December

Give us your views


  • Elmbridge


  • Young people
  • Children in care
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Councillors, MPs
  • Children with disabilities
  • Headteachers


  • 0-5 year olds
  • 6-11 year olds
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Disabilities
  • Parents and families
  • Staff