Decision details

Outcome of consultation to increase primary school places in Pudsey/Swinnow

Reference: D42912

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 Greenside Primary School.


Further to Minute No. 41, 23rd September 2015, the Director of Children’s Services, the Deputy Chief Executive and the Director of City Development submitted a joint report presenting details of proposals submitted to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of school places. Specifically, this report described the outcome of consultation regarding proposals to expand primary school provision at Greenside and which sought permission to publish a statutory notice in respect of these proposals.



(a)  That the publication of a Statutory Notice to expand Greenside 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 2017, be approved;


(b)  That it be noted that the responsible officer for the implementation of such matters is the Capacity Planning and Sufficiency Lead.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: Pudsey;

Portfolio Holder: 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, MP’s, trade unions and other relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 37 83615 Email:

Report author: Vivienne Buckland

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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