Decision details

Outcome of consultation to increase primary school places and establish Special Educational Needs provision at Carr Manor Community School

Reference: D42911

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Outcome of consultation on Primary Basic Need proposal at Carr Manor Community School and on establishing SEN provision at Carr Manor Community School.


The Director of Children’s Services submitted a report presenting details of proposals submitted to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of both school and Specialist Educational Needs (SEN) places. Specifically, this report described the outcome of the consultation regarding proposals to expand primary school provision and establish SEN provision at Carr Manor Community School and which also sought permission to publish a statutory notice in respect of these proposals.



(a)  That approval be given for the publication of a Statutory Notice to expand primary provision at Carr Manor Community 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, and also to establish provision for pupils with Complex Communication Difficulties including children who may have a diagnosis of ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) forapproximately 12 pupils (6 primary, 6 secondary) with effect from September 2017;


(b)  That it be noted that the responsible officers for the implementation of such matters are the Capacity Planning and Sufficiency Lead and the Head of Complex Needs.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: Moortown;

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, neighbouring LA’s, MP’s, trade unions, parish councils and other relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Bobby Virdi, Highways Officer 0113 37 83615 Email:

Report author: Bobby Virdi

Publication date: 23/11/2015

Date of decision: 18/11/2015

Decided at meeting: 18/11/2015 - Executive Board

Effective from: 28/11/2015

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