The Deanes School – Formal Response

For, and on behalf of, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, but more importantly on behalf of the 234 children we currently have at The Deanes School and those future children from Southend who might want to go there, I was pleased to recently submit the following response to Essex County Council’s consultation on the proposed closure of The Deanes School.

It was great to see so many parents at the recent meeting we hosted for Essex County Council to come along and hear Southend’s parents concerns, the council chamber was packed!

I like to think I don’t join on the populist bandwagons of some fellow councillors, but fair’s fair, we offer a lot of secondary school places to children from Essex (not just the grammar schools), so please let our parents have that extra choice:

Formal Response to Consultation


About jamescourtenay

Local Southend resident, since before I can remember. I am hoping to represent the residents of Blenheim Park Ward after the May 2011 Local Elections. Straight Talking? - Yes. Approachable? - Yes. Accountable? - Yes. See my blog to find out how!
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