Consultation

Statutory Notice of the Proposed Dissolution of Coulsdon Sixth Form College in accordance with the Further and Higher Education Act Section 33N

The Corporation of Coulsdon Sixth Form College hereby gives notice in accordance with The Sixth Form College Corporations’ (Publication of Proposals) (England) Regulations 2012 and the provisions of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (the Act), as amended by the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and the Education Act 2011, of the proposal that Coulsdon Sixth Form College (Placehouse Lane, Old Coulsdon CR5 1YA) be dissolved and the property, rights, assets and liabilities of the Corporation be transferred to Croydon College registered address Croydon College, College Road, Croydon CR9 1DX.

Dissolution of Coulsdon Sixth Form College is proposed at the request of the Corporation in order that Coulsdon Sixth Form College can merge with Croydon College. The merger will provide the young people of Croydon and the surrounding boroughs with a more comprehensive, and coherent range of education, training and progression opportunities.

The date proposed for the dissolution of Coulsdon as a Sixth Form College and its merger with Croydon College 1st October 2018.

Coulsdon Sixth Form College teaches 16-19 year olds and currently has 1000 students. The College offers a wide range of Level 2 and 3 courses, with subjects offered through both academic A Level and vocational BTEC qualifications.

Provision will be made in the new merged College for all students currently attending Coulsdon Sixth Form College to continue their education as well as for all applicants. There are no plans to alter the education provision currently provided by Coulsdon Sixth Form College or to make any changes to the admission criteria.

Copies of letters and documents relating to this proposal are available free of charge at www.coulsdon.ac.uk/consultation or will be sent to any person who requests them by email to: mergerconsultation@coulsdon.ac.uk.

Creating Futures Together

In accordance with the provisions of the Act, consultation on these proposals will run from 14 May 2018 to 14 June 2018. All responses and representations must be made by 14 June 2018.  A summary of the consultation and its outcome will be published within two months, beginning on the date after the end of the consultation period and the summary will be available free of charge to anyone who requests it.

 


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