Provision of Schools

New and Expanded School provision

5.15 Kent County Council, as education authority, has identified from the population and growth forecasts set out in this plan that Thanet's primary and secondary schools will need to expand through both onsite expansion and new provision. The Council will work with KCC and developers to identify and safeguard land to accommodate any required expansions. There is a requirement for a new secondary school at Westwood to meet the needs of the strategic allocations. The Council will work with KCC and developers on the identification of a suitable site.

Policy SP40 - Expansion of Primary and Secondary Schools

The Council will support the expansion of existing and development of new primary and secondary schools in Thanet to meet identified needs and will work with Kent County Council in identifying, allocating and safeguarding land as appropriate.

To meet the requirement for a secondary school at Westwood, the Council will work with Kent County Council and developers to identify a suitable site.