Outcome of consultation to establish a new specialist free school from September 2021.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Headingley and Hyde Park;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/12/2019
Decision due: 12 Feb 2020 by Executive Board
Lead director: Director of Children and Families
Department: Children and Families
Contact: Vivienne Buckland, Head of Learning Systems 0113 37 83588 Email: email@example.com.
The proposal would establish a new special school under the free school presumption process, in accordance with the requirements of section 6a of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and the guidance set out in ‘The free school presumption departmental advice for local authorities and new school proposers’ (May 2018). The legislation that relates to this guidance includes The Education Act 2011, The Educations and Inspections Act 2006 and The Academies Act 2010.
Parents, all Leeds schools, Multi Academy Trusts (MATs), potential academy sponsors, local residents, ward members, MPs, Diocese, and other relevant stakeholders.
Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment