Change of designation of the Specialist Resourced Provision (SRP) from Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH) to Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The Stour Academies Trust (SAT), with the support of Kent County Council (KCC) and the School’s Local Governing Body is proposing to change the designation of the existing SRP at Thistle Hill Academy (Swale) from Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH) to ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder).

A copy of the consultation document and the response form can be accessed here: 

Have your say

If you wish to comment on this proposal, please complete the response form which can be found on the schools website .  The closing date for responses to The Stour Academy Trust is midnight 19th October 2020.

Thistle Hill Primary School will hold an informal drop in session in the W/C 28th September 2020.  This will be arranged with regard to current Covid-19 legislation and appropriate social distancing.  Anyone interested in attending the drop in session must contact Thistle Hill Academy directly for further information on 01795 899119.

A copy of KCC’s Equality Impact Assessment can be found below.


  • Opened
    14 Sep 2020 at 09:00
  • Closed
    19 Oct 2020 at 23:59


Consulting Organisation Type
  • School, college or university
Consulting Organisation Name The Stour Academy Trust
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation
  • Swale
Consultation Topic
  • General interest
  • Children and families
  • Schools, education and learning
Consultation Methods
  • Other survey / questionnaire / forms
  • Public meeting
Contact Details

By post: Thistle Hill Academy, Aspen Drive, Minster-on-Sea, The Isle of Sheppey, Kent, ME12 3UD

By telephone: 01795 899119