Decision details

Outcome of consultation to increase primary school places in Hunslet

Reference: D43514

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Decision to publish a Statutory Notice on a proposal to expand primary provision at Hunslet Moor Primary School.


The Director of Children’s Services submitted a report on proposals brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of school places. Specifically, the submitted report detailed the outcome of consultation on proposals to expand primary school provision at Hunslet Moor Primary School and which sought permission to publish a statutory notice in respect of such proposals.



(a)  That the publication of a Statutory Notice to expand Hunslet Moor Primary School from a capacity of 315 pupils to 420 pupils with an increase in the admission number from 45 to 60 with effect from September 2018, be approved;


(b)  That it be noted that the responsible officer for the implementation of such matters is the Head of Learning Systems.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: City and Hunslet;

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families

Other reasons / organisations consulted

As prescribed by School Organisation establishment and discontinuation regulations 2013 and Education Act 2011.


Parents, staff and governors of proposed and neighbouring schools, prospective parents, local residents, ward members, Diocese, trade unions, parish councils and other relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 3951344 Email:

Report author: Vivienne Buckland

Publication date: 29/06/2016

Date of decision: 22/06/2016

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2016 - Executive Board

Effective from: 02/07/2016

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