Decision details

Outcome of the consultation to increase learning places at Hovingham Primary School

Reference: D43757

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Outcome of the consultation to increase learning places at Hovingham Primary School.


The Director of Children’s Services submitted a report on proposals brought forward to meet the local authority’s duty to ensure sufficiency of school places. Specifically, this report related to the outcome of a consultation exercise regarding proposals to expand provision at Hovingham Primary School, and which sought permission to publish a Statutory Notice in respect of such proposals.



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


(b)  That it be noted that the responsible officer for the implementation of such matters is the Head of Learning Systems.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: Gipton and Harehills;

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, MP’s, trade unions and other relevant stakeholders.

Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 3783588 Email:

Report author: Vivienne Buckland

Publication date: 28/09/2016

Date of decision: 21/09/2016

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2016 - Executive Board

Effective from: 01/10/2016

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