Decision details

Outcome of consultation to increase primary school places at Hawksworth Wood Primary School

Reference: D43517

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 Hawksworth Wood Primary School.


The Director of Children’s Services submitted a report regarding proposals brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of primary school places. Specifically, the report detailed the outcome of the consultation undertaken in respect of proposals to expand primary school provision at Hawksworth Wood Primary School and to publish a Statutory Notice in respect of such proposals.



(a)  That the publication of a Statutory Notice to expand primary provision at Hawksworth Wood Primary School from a capacity of 210 pupils to 420 pupils, with an increase in the admission number from 30 to 60 with effect from September 2017, be approved;


(b)  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: Kirkstall;

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children and 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, MPs, trade unions and other relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 3783615 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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