Decision Maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Outcome of Statutory Notice to increase learning places at Allerton Church of England Primary School and Outcome of Statutory Notice to increase learning places and establish SEN places at Beeston Hill St Luke’s Church of England Primary School.
Further to Minute Nos. 119 and 120, 13th December 2017, the Director of Children and Families submitted a report presenting the outcome of Statutory Notices published in respect of proposals to expand primary school provision at Allerton Church of England Primary School and Beeston Hill St Luke’s Church of England Primary School, and to establish SEN provision for pupils with complex communication difficulties at Beeston Hill St Luke’s Primary School. Overall, the report sought a final decision in respect of such proposals.
Responding to a Member’s enquiry regarding the proposals for Allerton Church of England Primary School, assurance was provided to the Board that relevant local Ward Members would be kept informed about any related traffic issues and any proposed mitigation measures.
(a) That approval be given to the proposal to permanently expand primary provision at Allerton Church of England Primary School from a capacity of 420 pupils to 630 pupils, with an increase in the admission number from 60 to 90, with effect from September 2018;
(b) That approval be given to the proposal to permanently expand primary provision at Beeston Hill St Luke’s Church of England Primary School from a capacity of 315 pupils to 420 pupils, with an increase in the admission number from 45 to 60 from September 2019, and to establish SEN provision for pupils with Complex Communication Difficulties including children who may have a diagnosis of ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) for approximately 8 pupils, with effect from September 2019;
(c) That it be noted that the responsible officer for the implementation of such matters is the Head of Learning Systems.
(At the conclusion of this item Councillor A Carter left the meeting. At this point, under the provisions of Executive and Decision Making Procedure Rule 3.1.6, Councillor B Anderson was invited to attend the remainder of the meeting on behalf of Councillor A Carter.
In addition, at the conclusion of this item, Councillor Mulherin also left the meeting).
Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;
Wards Affected: Alwoodley; Beeston and Holbeck;
Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families
Other reasons / organisations consulted
As prescribed by: The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013; updated statutory guidance 2016 and Education Act 2011.
Parents, staff and governors of proposed school, HTs of neighbouring schools, prospective parents via Early Years providers, local residents, ward members, Dioceses, MP, trades unions, and other relevant stakeholders.
Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 37 83588 Email: email@example.com.
Report author: Vivienne Buckland
Publication date: 27/03/2018
Date of decision: 21/03/2018
Decided at meeting: 21/03/2018 - Executive Board
Effective from: 04/04/2018