A MOTION praising the work of Treetops School was passed at full council last night (Wednesday).
The motion was proposed by Stanford councillor Terry Hipsey and seconded by Stifford Clays councillor, Angie Gaywood.
A number of councillors from across the political divide praised the school for its achievements, achievements that have been given the school a national reputation.
Conspiracy theorists had questioned whether the motion was connected in any shape or form with the controversial planning application for 501 homes in Aveley, which is now subject to a public inquiry. The application has proposed allocating a portion of its Section 106 (infrastructure) money to the school in order for them to build a sports hall.
Perhaps with that in mind, Blackshot councillor, Joy Redsell supported the motion but pointed out that there are other special needs schools in the borough…