Decision details

Outcome of consultation to increase learning places at Beeston Hill St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Reference: D45053

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Outcome of consultation to increase learning places at Beeston St Luke’s Church of England Primary School.


The Director of Children and Families submitted a report on proposals brought forward to meet the Local Authority’s duty to ensure a sufficiency of school places, which support the achievement of the Best Council priority to improve educational achievement and close achievement gaps. Specifically, the submitted report described the outcome of the consultation exercise regarding proposals to expand primary school provision and establish resourced Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision at Beeston Hill St Luke’s Church of England Primary School, and which sought permission to publish a statutory notice in respect of such proposals.



(a)  That the publication of a Statutory Notice on a proposal to 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 and to establish 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, 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: Beeston and Holbeck;

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 13, updated statutory guidance 2016 and Education Act 2011.


Parents, staff and governors of proposed school. Headteachers of neighbouring schools, prospective parents via Early Years providers, local residents, Local Residents and Tenants Association, ward members, Dioceses, MP. Trade unions and other relevant stakeholders.

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

Report author: Vivienne Buckland

Publication date: 18/12/2017

Date of decision: 13/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2017 - Executive Board

Effective from: 23/12/2017

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