Issue details

Learning Places Programme expansion of Horsforth School (Academy)

Expansion project to provide essential accommodation necessary to facilitate the increase in the published admissions number from 1,125 pupils to 1,425 pupils with effect from September 2022.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Horsforth;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/02/2021

Decision due: Not before 18th Mar 2021 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Christopher Gosling, Estate Management - Development Officer 07891 276 855 Email:

Consultation process

The formal proposal to expand the school was subject to a separate statutory consultation process.  The required construction project arising from this has been subject to separate and ongoing consultation.  Ward member briefings have taken place periodically at key junctures.  Horsforth Academy have undertaken appropriate consultation as project lead.


The proposal to expand Horsforth School has been subject to the following consultees; Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment, Horsforth Ward Members, Leeds City Council Planning Department (including landscape & urban design), Leeds City Council Highways Department, Leeds City Council Asset Management Department, Staff at the existing school, local residents, parents and carers in the affected wards.  Consultation is ongoing through development of the project.

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment


  • Report to be provided to the decision maker.