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Increase of Pupil Numbers at The Polygon Special School








The following proposals are published under Section 31(1) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 as amended by Section 19(1) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and the School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013.


NOTICE is hereby given that Southampton City Council ("the Council") intends to make prescribed alterations to:-


ThePolygon Special School, Handel Terrace, Southampton SO152FH


by increasing the number of pupils places at the school as prescribed by the School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013 and the Council has made the following proposals for that purpose.


Southampton City Council is proposing to increase the number of pupil places at the school in response to an increase in demand for special school places.  The intention is to increase the numbers from 60to 70 as from 1 January 2021 without enlarging the accommodation of the school. This proposal is subject to a statutory process.


The complete proposals are available on the Southampton City Council website at A hard copy can be obtained by contacting: 0-25service – Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, 1st Floor, North Block, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY. Telephone 023 8083 3013 or email


Within four weeks of the date of publication of this proposal, any person may object to or make comments on the proposal by sending them to the address above. The date of publication was Monday 7 September 2020. Representations must be received by midnight on Sunday 4th October 2020.



Grainne Siggins, Executive Director for Wellbeing (Health and Adults) / Interim Executive Director for Childrens Services

Date: 4 September 2020



1. If objections are made and not withdrawn within the statutory four week period then Southampton City Council will decide whether the proposals will be allowed to go ahead, with or without modifications. If no objections are made within the objection period, then the Council will decide whether to implement the proposals in the form published.