Decision Maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Final decisinos on proposals to expand Bramley, Brudenell and Fieldhead Carr Primary Schools and to establish specialist provision at Bramley Primary School.
The Director of Children’s Services submitted a report regarding the proposals brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of school places. Specifically, this report was divided into three parts, dealing with proposals to expand Bramley (Community) Primary, Brudenell (Community) Primary and Fieldhead Carr (Community) Primary Schools and also to establish specialist provision at Bramley (Community) Primary School.
(a) That the proposal to expand Brudenell (Community) Primary School by increasing its capacity from 280 pupils to 420 pupils, increasing the admission number from 40 to 60 with effect from September 2017, be approved;
(b) That the proposal to expand Bramley (Community) Primary School by increasing its capacity from 280 pupils to 420 pupils, increasing the admission number from 40 to 60 with effect from September 2017, be approved, and also, approval be given to establishing Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision for pupils with Complex Communication Difficulties including children who may have a diagnosis of ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) from September 2017 for approximately 6 pupils;
(c) That the proposal to expand Fieldhead Carr (Community) Primary School by increasing its capacity from 210 pupils to 420 pupils, increasing the admission number from 30 to 60 with effect from September 2018, be approved;
(d) That it be noted that the officer responsible for the implementation of such matters is the Head of Learning Systems.
Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;
Wards Affected: Bramley and Stanningley; Cross Gates and Whinmoor; Headingley; Hyde Park and Woodhouse;
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, neighbouring LA’s, MP’s, trade unions, parish councils and other relevant stakeholders.
Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 3783588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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